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Sew Reporter – twenty second August


It’s Sunday! I hope you’re having a great weekend thus far. Issues have quietened down a bit of within the stitching world whereas we take in the final days of summer season and anticipate our autumn stitching tasks. We’ve collected some pretty issues to look at, take heed to and one other exhibition you may need to pop within the diary. We should admit we’re fairly prepared for the season shift and that ‘again to high school’ feeling the place it feels such as you’re turning a web page and beginning one thing new.

Get pleasure from shopping the Sew Reporter with a cuppa (or espresso in the event you caught this early!) and have an exquisite Sunday.


As issues are a bit of quiet on the weblog and evaluation entrance, so we thought we’d choose a sample that has some great makes and evaluations! We’re very keen on a shirt gown, and the Reeta shirt gown by Named needs to be approach up there with our favourites! Listed below are 4 fabulous variations of this pretty sample.

In case you may bottle summer season, it would look similar to this! Belle Citadel nailed the material and sample pairing this Reeta shirt gown from Named Clothes. Oh, and it’s made in a Liberty print… want we are saying extra?

Sew Manju very cleverly made her Reeta as a shirt! Something that will get extra use out of 1 sample is a winner in our e-book, and we love the material she picked. You may learn Sew Manju’s full evaluation right here!

Sew Disorganised added the Reeta shirt gown to her maternity wardrobe because it may proceed to be worn after as nicely! We love the fashionable classic really feel the polka dot print offers the gown. It’s très stylish!

Beautiful Reeta! Elsie made this completely tropical Reeta shirt gown and accessorised it completely with these gorgeous sandals and straw hat.


We’ve acquired a number of fab new stitching patterns on the store, together with a brand new overalls design that’s leaping to the highest of our wishlist.

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

Partner Overalls sewing pattern from Ready to Sew
Daphnie Dress by The Patterns Room
Tania Robe by The Patterns Room
Ilios Sun Hat by The Patterns Room
Vivian Dress by Kate's Sewing Patterns
Coco Shirt by Kate's Sewing Patterns

Sagebrush top by Friday Pattern Company

Do you ever marvel that are the preferred indie stitching patterns? We thought we’d share the hottest stitching patterns for 2021 thus far… there are such a lot of goodies on this listing. You may play sample bingo with this video and see what number of you’ve sewn! Perhaps you’ve a full home (and wardrobe!), or can open up a spot in your stitching listing for one in every of them.


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We noticed this fabulous exhibition at Kensington Palace you simply may like! Royal Model within the Making is about designing for royalty, the couture designers and their relationship with their royal shoppers. There are some gorgeous items to see, together with a uncommon surviving toile for the 1937 coronation robe of Queen Elizabeth The Queen Mom; consort of King George VI and the marriage gown of Diana, Princess of Wales. In case you can’t make it, they’ve a few movies providing you with a flavour of what’s on present, together with some close-ups of Diana’s wedding ceremony gown.

The exhibition is on at Kensington Palace till 02 January 2022.


We love a podcast that delves deeper into components that encourage our stitching, and textiles are positively an enormous a part of stitching! Haptic & Hue explores the way in which during which fabric speaks to us and the impression it has on our lives. It appears to be like at how cloth traditions have grown up and the improvements that underpin its creation. It thinks concerning the expertise that go into making it and the financial and environmental impression of its manufacturing.

This episode touches on the sensation of nostalgia that comes with journey. Whether or not you reside in London or Los Angeles, Berlin or Bombay, our buses, metros, and trams use a patterned wool cloth referred to as moquette. It is available in 1000s of various patterns and the sight and contact of every one allow us to achieve into our recollections and return to past love, a journey to high school, or pals we have now misplaced contact with. It’s an exquisite pay attention!


BBC's Secrets of the Museum

Okay, we’re very late to the celebration, however we’ve been binging the newest collection of Secrets and techniques of the Museum on BBC iPlayer this week and we’re totally obsessed! From effective artwork to fads and fashions, the collection reveals the design treasures tucked away within the V&A museum’s huge assortment – and the specialists preserving priceless objects for the longer term. It takes mending to a different degree!

Collection 2 is presently obtainable to look at on BBC iPlayer, get pleasure from!


We will’t cease gazing this STUNNING gingham Jenna Costume from By Hand London made by Megan. Are you able to imagine this was a mission the place every thing appeared to go fallacious? A yr after making it Megan realised she has a fairly unimaginable gown on her palms. We second (and third) that! Comply with Megan on Instagram @pigeonwishes for extra inspiring makes!


Michelle Sews

We’re thrilled to welcome Michelle Sews into the Fold (Line)! Michelle Sews patterns purpose to assist train and encourage you to stitch the basic wardrobe staples you need to put on in order that your DIY wardrobe can put a bit of additional spring in your step! We have now one sample thus far, the Tia shirt which is a really versatile woven tee sample you can make time and again. We’re wanting ahead to what’s in retailer for this glorious designer!


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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