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Swimstyle Patterns :: The Heiress Bikini

Last September I blogged my Sophie Swimsuit and in that post, talked about how I’d purchased a bikini pattern, cut it out and – long story short – freaked out.  The pattern I was referring to was Swimstyle’s Heiress Bikini. I can’t quite remember how I…

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Cut Out Lace Sewing Competition

Valentino 2012 Spring RTW (inspiration) We’re really, truly excited to be launching our Cut Out Lace Competition! All you have to do is create an outfit that showcases any one of the three gorgeous competition laces and you’ll be in…

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2016 In Season Silk Comp winners!

Earlier today on Instagram, we announced the prize winners for our 2016 In Season Silk Sewing Competition. So big, shouty CONGRATULATIONS to our major prize winners below! Reannon’s dress does a spectacular job of showcasing this digital print in all…

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2016 In Season Silk Sewing Competition

Remember Gridlock and Jaywalk? Well, it’s been a long time between sewing competitions so we’ve decided to do it all again in our 2016 In Season Silk Competition. The number one rule of this competition is to make whatever YOU…

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Unpicking the RIGHT way

Happy 2016 everybody! We recently shared this link on our Facebook page and it kinda went nuts. Seems there are more that a few of us (*raises hand*) who’ve been doing it the wrong way in…well…forever. Here’s to a new…

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The Great British Sewing Bee – Series 3 Finale

The bad news? In seeking out this final episode for you, I inadvertantly found out who the winner was. Thanks Google, you all-encompassing search engine you…. The good news? You can watch it here and not make the same mistake…

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By Design (Radio National) video and interview

Last Saturday, Radio National‘s By Design program broadcast a recent interview where I talked about sewing and patterns. They also put together this video which accompanied the radio story and website. As part of the interview, I worked with Diane…

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Incoming! Our first Jaywalk Sewing entry

Our first entry in our 2014 Jaywalk Sewing Competition is up! You can read more about Donna’s gorgeous empire bodice maxi dress over on her blog – Sew Independent.  Don’t forget to follow our Jaywalk Pinterest board to keep up…

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