The French Dart | new workshop

| French Dart shift Workshop | Come and join us for a fun day at our dressmaking workshop. It’s a great chance to meet other makers as well as learning sewing techniques and skills. Bring along ...

The Button Collection

| MEMORIES | What maker doesn’t like to run their hands through a pile of buttons? Oh, the childhood memories that brings back…it seems like everyone I know had a Nan with a tin of button...

The Good Times Skirt | details

| the details| We have just released our 7th sewing pattern! Our latest pattern The Good Times Skirt is a slim A-line silhouette and fitted through the hips. It’s a modern and functional reinter...

the Good Times Skirt | the inspiration

Enjoy to the Good Times | the inspiration As always it started with a conversation with a friend. This one was about how clothes and fabrics remind us of points in our lives, how they become part of o...

Sewing For Pleasure 2019

    We are delighted to announce that we will be attending our second show of the year… Sewing for Pleasure at NEC, Birmingham! Thursday 14th March – Sunday 17th March (stand E0...

The Knitting & Stitching Show!

We are at the Spring the Knit & Stitch from Wednesday, so any orders placed after 5pm Tuesday 26th February will be posted on our return. Normal service will be resumed on Monday 4th March! We are...

The Spring Knit & Stitch Show

We are delighted to announce that we will be at The Spring Knit & Stitch Show at Olympia, London Thursday 28th February – Sunday 3rd March (stand G87) We have a little discount code for you ...

Small Bust Adjustment | SBA with No Dart

There seems to be a lot of advice regarding Full Bust Adjustments, but not so many for a Small Bust Adjustment (SBA), so this tutorial is for SBA for The Rochester pattern but could be applied to any ...

Happy Christmas!

Happy Holidays everyone… may your bobbin always be full and your scissors always be sharp! And a very big thank you for all your support of our tiny independent pattern company! ...

The High Neck Smock Hack!

The High Neck Wendy Smock Hack Sometimes I make things up as I go along, this pattern hack is one of those occasions. One day, I decided I fancied making the Wendy Smock with a slightly higher neck. I...