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Here you’ll find some notes about sewing, our projects, and some success stories, all about you! Read through the articles, and hopefully you’ll find some tips that will help you get up a notch with your sewing. If you like what you see, come and join us in the sewing club, or if you’re local, have a look at our courses.

The Joy of Crafting Fashion

The Joy of Crafting Fashion - A Poem In a world of fashion and flair, Listen up, folks, I've got a tale to share. Of a craft so nifty, it's beyond compare, Why sewing your own clothes is super rare! First, there's the thrill, oh what a sight, Picking patterns,...

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Tools to Get Started with Dressmaking

Tools to get started with dressmaking: As a beginner sewist, having the right tools is crucial for a successful and enjoyable sewing journey. In this guide, we will walk you through the essential tools you'll need to get started with dressmaking. From cutting and...

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How to Take Accurate Body Measurements

Take accurate body measurements: When it comes to creating your own clothes, achieving a perfect fit is essential. One of the first steps in sewing custom-fit garments is taking accurate body measurements. Whether you're a beginner or an experienced sewist, mastering...

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Embrace Your Body and Style

In a world that often promotes unattainable beauty standards, it's important to embrace your body and foster a positive body image. One powerful way to achieve this is through the art of making your own clothes. By embracing your body and celebrating your unique...

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Sewing Friends Are the Best Friends

Sewing friends can indeed be some of the best friends one can have. Here are a few reasons why. Shared passion Sewing friends share a common interest and love for sewing. This shared passion forms a strong foundation for a deep connection and understanding between...

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Get Yourself Unstuck with a Project

Get Yourself Unstuck with a Project... Do you ever find yourself so excited to start a new project but then very quickly run out of steam? Believe me, you’re not alone. It’s a tale I hear often from my students and in fact this summer it’s happened to me too. But how...

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Style Arc Bob Pants – A little gusset

I made these Style Arc Bob Pants as part of a sew along in the Love & Stitches Club last year and I wore them a few times. However, I was conscious of the V shaped drag lines from the crotch up to the waistline. The Bob Pants are the right size for me over the...

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The Love & Stitches Club

An exclusive membership club where you can learn to sew and create your own handmade clothes, from the comfort of your own home

Learn to create an entire wardrobe of wonderful, stylish outfits. Whatever your personal style, size and tastes, you’ll learn to make beautiful clothes that will last for years and gain compliments wherever you go.