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  • Making a bardot top

    Sew Your Own Bardot Top

      The bardot top (or off the shoulder top) was a huge trend last year. This year it looks set to return with a vengeance. They are perfect for when the…

  • sew your own Christmas gifts

    Sew Your Own Christmas Gifts

      We are fully in the swing of sewing Christmas gifts here at Croft Mill. I am leaving hints around the office for a tweed coat. How well my pot-it notes work,…

  • Sewing Bee News

    The Great British Sewing Bee: Semi-Finals

    This week, we had minor heart palpations. We tuned into BBC 2 at 9pm, and found tennis instead of sewing. We do like tennis, however we do like sewing more… A…

  • The Great British Sewing Bee: Episode 4

    Maybe it is just a coincidence that the Euros are starting this week, where all the national football teams get together for a kick about. Maybe the brains behind The Great…

  • The Great British Sewing Bee: Episode 3

    The third episode of The Great British Sewing Bee was all about how the sewers managed with delicate fabrics. As such, what better way to test them than to have lingerie…

  • The Great British Sewing Bee: Episode 2

    Last night we saw the second episode of The Great British Sewing Bee, which was entirely dedicated to children’s wear. The first round was doubly challenging, as not only were the…