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History in the Making

History in the Making

The resurgence of home sewing is one of the many phenomena of the past year. For some it began by learning to make masks and scrubs, at a moment in time when the country needed them, an army of sewists answered the call and for others it is a mindful way of spending some time whilst isolated from the outside world. For us on a personal level it all began back in our childhoods, taught by our mothers who made our clothing with love, leaving us with a comfortable nostalgic place to return to when life becomes difficult. We adore the...

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Fabric Companies to Suit your Vintage Style & Pocket

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Fabric Companies to Suit your Vintage Style & Pocket

  Would you like to rock it in designer fabric at an affordable price?  Would you like to create something unique without every Tom, Dick or Harry wearing the same fabric? More importantly, would you like to make your contribution to helping save the planet and reduce unwanted waste? Well, hey we sure did stumble across AmoThreads store for all of the right reasons. Pure elation, we had found our pot of pure gold! Now yes, we really do like your ethos and what you stand for, everything about deadstock fabric definitely appeals to us. AmoThreads have some really exciting...

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Donna Hendrie - An Eye for Detail

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Donna Hendrie - An Eye for Detail

A few months later Donna sent us photos of her in her burlesque show, she told me that ‘Burlesque had made her come alive; I don’t do too bad for a girl with one eye’. Her strength and resilience amaze us.

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Sewing Friendships

Lockdown friendships

Sewing Friendships

The sew along group started during lock-down and was a bit of a life saver to a lot of these Ladies.

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The Sew Friendly Marilyn Dress

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The Sew Friendly Marilyn Dress

The Sew Friendly popular 'Marilyn Dress', available as both paper pattern and PDF instant download.

 

 

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