Tag Archives: The Great British Sewing Bee

The Drapey Knit Dress Roars

This is the Drapey Knit Dress that really doesn’t deserve to exist. Or I don’t deserve to have sewn it. First, I cut out a piece back to front. Then I burnt a hole with my iron. Twice, I had … Continue reading

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The Great British Sewing Bee Fashion With Fabric – Buy It!

The Great British Sewing Bee Fashion With Fabric is a stonking book. STONKING. Here’s the skinnie: It’s written by a real expert, The Thrifty Stitcher. Patterns have been tested by some of the best Sewists out there, including Fehr Trade. The … Continue reading

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Sewing Against The Clock – Do You?

The Great British Sewing Bee is known for its challenges against the clock. I come out in a cold sweat just watching from my sofa. If I was a contestant, I know I’d immediately forget how to use a seam … Continue reading

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Learn To Sew With Lauren

This is the debut sewing book from Lauren Guthrie. Maybe you remember her from the first series of The Great British Sewing Bee? That seems a lifetime ago now. Back then, we had no idea if the series would be … Continue reading

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The Great British Sewing Bee – Christmas Special

If you’re anything like me, you’ll have been salivating for more from The Great British Sewing Bee. Well, hang on to your home-sewn knickers. There’s only a Christmas Special this Sunday at 19.40 UK time. Details here. This is our … Continue reading

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I’ve Decided – I Know Who I Want To Win The Great British Sewing Bee

No further words needed. If you also want Patrick to win, feel free to grab the code below and add the button to your sewing blog! Look at that beardy face – he needs our support. <div align=”center”><a href=”http://www.didyoumakethat.wordpress.com” title=”didyoumakethat”><img … Continue reading

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Bloggers Abound

Squint and you’ll make out my lace hem tutorial at the bottom of this lace-themed page in the April issue of Sew Magazine, out now. A few readers alerted me to this on Twitter – thanks, guys. Though all of … Continue reading

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