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The Sewing Enthusiast Christmas Gift Guide

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The Sewing Enthusiast Christmas Gift Guide

Are you struggling to think of things you want to find under your Christmas tree this year? Or maybe your loved one is a sewist and you’ve no idea what to buy them?Either way, you’ve come to the right place!Let me introduce you to my (very subjective) list of must-have items for sewing enthusiasts that you can add to your Christmas list… Things To Help You Improve Your Sewing Skills I know we all love YouTube for comprehensive sewing tutorials and Google can immediately help us with a solution to our current sewing drama. However as a self-taught sewist I...

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#COSYCARDICHALLENGE : Amanda's Top Cardigan Pattern Picks

#COSYCARDICHALLENGE : Amanda's Top Cardigan Pattern Picks

Hi everyone. So here I am back again on the Pin & Sew Blog but this time to talk all about an Instagram challenge that I am involved in with the amazing Rachel and Nikki of The Stitch Sisters. Last autumn Nikki and Rachel approached me to ask if I would be interested in collaborating on a challenge and after some deliberation we came up with the idea of the #cosycardichallenge. When the weather starts to progress into autumn and temperatures drop all we want to do is snuggle up in cosy cardigans and chunky sweaters.  So we thought surely everyone...

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PIN & SEW TUTORIAL : How to add an applique and cuffs to a jersey top.

PIN & SEW TUTORIAL : How to add an applique and cuffs to a jersey top.

Hi it’s Sue @dogsinstitches_and_me blogging about how to add some fun to solid colour jersey memades by adding  fabulous cuffs and a memade applique. I had decided I wanted to make a sweatshirt with a nod to the 70’s and have some fun with applique too. When I saw these fabulous black and gold cuffs on Aga’s Instagram stories I knew they would be perfect to use as big cuffs for the butterfly sleeves of I AM patterns Zebre sweatshirt. I also decided some plain white jersey would really show the cuffs and my applique off. With its’ subtle drape...

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PIN & SEW MAKES : Jungle Flowers Sweatshirt Stella Hoodie

PIN & SEW MAKES : Jungle Flowers Sweatshirt Stella Hoodie

Hi everyone, it’s Kathy again from Sew Dainty. It’s lovely to be back on the Pin and Sew blog, and this time I am sharing with you my latest make – The Stella Hoodie from Tilly and the Buttons. Tilly’s latest book ‘Stretch!’ has been incredibly popular since she released it earlier on in the year, and this is the third project that I have made from the book. Now that the weather is starting to feel cooler, I thought it was the perfect time to make up a Stella Hoodie, and when Aga suggested this wonderful thick Jungle Flowers...

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SEWING FOR KIDS : Floral French Terry Jasmin Sweatshirt

Fabric Review French Terry Pattern Review Pin & Sew Makes Selfless Sewing

SEWING FOR KIDS : Floral French Terry Jasmin Sweatshirt

My name's Atia, I have a blog The Bright Blooms where I share my sewing projects. I have been sewing and knitting for over ten years now and love to make clothes for myself and my children as well as posting about other things that inspire me. I love bold colours and prints, especially floral ones! Aga  recently asked me to choose one of her new fabrics to sew with. I was spoilt for choice but settled on this stunning purple French Terry with a pretty watercolour style floral print. I decided to make the Ikatee Jasmin top as I had purchased the pattern last...

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