Fabulous Shweshwe Dresses

Here is a selection of shweshwe dresses we have come across on Instagram. Just a bit of inspiration for your next sewing project and a way to see just how lovely shweshwe fabric can be! From sassy cocktail dresses to elegant wedding dresses, our Southern African sisters show us just how to do it. Header …

Fabric of the Week: Mottled Green Batik

This new batik from Nigeria is my current favourite out of all the new batiks we just received. We have loads of new batik designs and we are slowly getting them photographed and listed on the site so watch this space. This one is a speckled, mottled mix of greens, pale peach, white and more. …

Look What They Made: Kirsten’s Jazz Hat

We are sharing a fun make for the weekend. Kirsten has sent us a picture of her latest creation, made from our Turquoise and Blue-black batik, which is this funky Jazz Hat made using her own pattern. Nicely done! What creations do you have lined up for the weekend? Do share!

Cool New Patterns: Wiksten Shift Dress & Top

The brand new pattern from Wiksten launches today and we have them all stocked up and ready to ship!. The Wiksten Shift Dress and Top pattern looks to be a versatile and stylish pattern for wardrobe staples. You can make the top or dress versions and customise your make with options for patch pockets, waist …

Apply for The Great British Sewing Bee 2020

Wasn’t this year’s Great British Sewing Bee just fab?! Thoroughly enjoyed all the creativity and sewing. Can’t wait for the next season to swing round. Better still, do you fancy giving it a go yourself? The search for the next set of participants has already begun. Applications have already opened for the 6th season next …

Look What They Made: Love Sewing Magazine

Looking for sewing inspiration? In the current issue of Love Sewing Magazine, there is great pencil skirt made from our Orange and Yellow Birdcage Ankara. We totally agree that skirts are such a great way to rock a bold and bright print. You can then colour block with a nice top, t-shirt or blouse.

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