Fabric Still Available Online….

Everything has been rather different lately as we all try to navigate the situation around the COVID-19 virus. Although we are all slowly finding a new normal, it can be difficult when things keep changing. Fortunately, there are some things that never change, and the joy of sewing is one of them. Not only that […]

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What Is Polycotton?

There’s no denying that consumers have almost limitless fabric material options at their disposal in the UK. But one of the fastest-growing choices that people make each day is to select polycotton. When consumers demand a soft, lightweight yet durable fabric, polycotton is often at the top of their wishlists. But what is polycotton, and […]

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How To Make Face Coverings

With guidance on wearing face coverings in public when in small areas such as shops and public transport, we have popped together a little tutorial to make them at home How To Make Face Coverings WHAT YOU’LL NEED: cotton fabric flat elastic tape measure fabric scissors pins With right sides facing, fold your quarter metre […]

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Fabric For Medical Scrubs

Fabric For Medical Scrubs

Are you looking for fabric for medical scrubs? As the size of the UK’s volunteer army gets bigger and bigger there are new hundreds, if not thousands of sewing enthusiasts, dressmakers, seamstresses and crafters all making much needed scrubs for the NHS. We are pleased to confirm that we are stocking a range of plain […]

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How To Make Scrubs For The NHS (with FREE Pattern)

How To Make Scrubs For The NHS

Following a nationwide call to action during the coronavirus pandemic, more and more people have joined the volunteer army to make much needed medical scrubs for our NHS. We’ve certainly been asked many times how to make scrubs for the NHS. So we are delighted that one of our dear friends, professional dressmaker Natalie, has […]

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Return Of The Great British Sewing Bee 2020

Great British Sewing Bee

It’s back! And we really enjoyed it. The Great British Sewing Bee has returned to our screens on BBC1 and it was such a welcome distraction from the difficulties of our current climate. 12 new contestants are battling it out to become the series six champion and, sadly, the first was eliminated by the end […]

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The UK Home Sewing Army Is On The March!

Polycotton For Scrubs

So delighted to see the growing number of home sewers that have stepped up to help the cause by stitching over 25,000 sets of scrubs for our frontline NHS staff, according to today’s media. The washable and protective clothing, essential for NHS staff in the battle against coronavirus is being produced by home sewers at […]

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Buying Fabric During The Lockdown

Buying fabric

Where can I buy fabric during the lockdown? A very common search online now is “where can I buy fabric during the lockdown?” Understandably so as some of the most popular home based hobbies, pastimes and businesses struggle to get the fabric they need. We understand that being in this unique environment has had huge […]

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