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Sew Reporter – fifteenth August

Blissful Sunday everybody! It’s that point of 12 months the place you might be pulled by out of doors actions and journeys, however nonetheless need to get your stitching repair. We wish to fill this time with plotting our subsequent batch of makes and getting impressed. Now we have lot’s to share with you this week, together with a forthcoming exhibition, a stitching meet-up date in your diary, shirring abilities and stitching patterns and LOTS of latest patterns for you.

Seize a cuppa, iced espresso or mimosa (possibly?!) and luxuriate in searching the Sew Reporter! Have an amazing Sunday.


Wowie! We’re obsessive about this unbelievable highlighter pink set with a self-drafted high and Simplicity 8605 for the bottoms by Montana Mayo. It’s positively a high-summer combo of desires, and Montana shared all the small print on her weblog.

Our Rachel is making us inexperienced with stitching envy in her newest make! Rachel put her shirring abilities to the check and made this attractive Dayo gown from Stitching Patterns by Masin in a putting inexperienced and blue leopard swishy cloth. Preserve studying on to discover a weblog publish sharing tips about shirring and stitching patterns you may make if you wish to give it a attempt!

We’re fairly sleeve obsessed, and this can be a sample that hasn’t didn’t catch our consideration. Fleurine made the Thea Boho Sleeve Shirt, by Liberty of London in a Liberty print (in fact!) and the result’s stunning. She shared her ideas on the making course of on her weblog – Sew Mariefleur and masses extra pics. Go test it out!

Lookie lookie at Jen Legg’s floor-sweeping assertion! Jen made the Davenport gown by Friday Sample Firm for the #SewRecreateTheLook problem that she co-hosted and shared all of the planning and execution particulars in her overview!

We love a sundress and Emily of Self Meeting Required made the best Skye sundress by Tilly and the Buttons. It really works fantastically effectively on this leopard motif print, don’t you assume?

An excellent sleeve by no means fails to make us do a double-take and this Adrienne Shirt from Friday Sample Firm made by Ann isn’t any exception! Ann used a fantastic watercolour viscose jersey and a completely beautiful backdrop to take a snap of her new make.

Jen made the Elodie gown from Closet Core Patterns on this daring tropical print and isn’t it only a present stopper? We’re loving all of the floor-sweeping clothes for the time being! Learn all about Jen’s ideas on the make on her weblog, Stitching and Slapdashery.

Love, Lucie acquired the proper slot in her newest make! Lucie made the Recoleta Gown by Itch to Sew and shared all the small print within the overview. We want we had a backdrop like this to snap our makes!

We’ve acquired some nice new patterns to take a look at, together with TWO new lingerie designers, a staple woven high it would be best to make repeatedly, and a press release ruffle gown that you may put on proper now! Have a unbelievable weekend everybody!

Do you have already got a particular design in thoughts? Or do you want some assist discovering the proper sample in your cloth? You may search all of the patterns in our database utilizing our newly up to date sewing-specific search instrument.


You may additionally be happy to know that Fibre Temper Version 14 PDF patterns at the moment are on the store! The PDF patterns have seam allowances included and projector recordsdata if that’s your most well-liked technique. There are ten patterns in complete, eight for girls and two for youngsters!

Have you ever develop into intrigued by shirring after seeing a number of sewists attempting out this new talent? Shirring contains of a number of horizontal traces of elastic thread on the within of the garment that collect the material collectively and can be utilized to create a beautiful billowing sleeve or on the waist and bust a customized silhouette.

We’ve pulled collectively our favorite indie stitching patterns which have a shirring ingredient and a few high tips about mastering this talent for your self. Go have a learn!

Hurrah! A brand new exhibition to get enthusiastic about! Did anybody else spot that the Vogue and Textile Museum in London introduced their forthcoming exhibit? Stunning Individuals: The Boutique in Nineteen Sixties Counterculture is operating from the first October 2021 – thirteenth March 2022 and we’re MOST positively reserving a ticket!

[Image – The Fool designs inside The Beatles Apple Boutique 1967. Copyright Karl Ferris]

Recycling Remnants challenge hosted by Elle Stitches

@elleandthestitches is internet hosting a stitching problem prompted by discovering a number of small remnants and scraps that she didn’t know what to do with. Elle has created the problem #RecyclingRemnants to seek out materials which were left unused in your stash and get pondering of what they are often changed into! Elle might be sharing what she is popping her leftover bits of material into, and sharing concepts from anybody participating!

Sew Brum Meet Up

Charlotte Powell and Gutherie Ghani have introduced a date for the eighth SewBrum meet up – Saturday thirtieth October! SewBrum has taken place as an in-person meet-up in Birmingham, UK for six years (2014-2019) and in 2020 the meet up was held on-line.

This 12 months the meetup plans to have on-line content material and – topic to covid issues – an in-person ingredient (TBC). Full particulars might be shared within the subsequent few weeks, however you possibly can enroll now for updates so that you don’t miss a factor!

Sew Projects sewing patterns

When you’re fascinated about attempting to stitch your individual underwear, you’re in for a deal with! We’re thrilled to introduce you to Sew Initiatives who purpose to get you stitching comfortable and artistic lingeries. The designer, Yelena, determined to design her personal stitching patterns as individuals advised her they weren’t adequate at stitching to make their very own lingerie. One thing Yelena completely disagrees with!

The sample vary embrace the Penny knickers, which have been designed with novices in thoughts, and the Moontide interval pants, so you possibly can have a go at making your individual eco-friendly different to disposable pads. It’s positively made us really feel impressed to fill our drawers!

Come and be part of our stitching Fb group the place we’re chatting about stitching plans, new patterns and serving to one another out with tasks.


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