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  • GBSB: Cotton Fabrics for 1950’s Dresses

    On the last episode of The Great British Sewing Bee the order of the day was vintage. The first challenge was to make the 1950’s ‘Walk away’ dress. During the patterns…

  • knit fabric tips

    Knit Fabric Sewing Tips

    We have lots of lovely new knit fabrics, so we thought it might be helpful to compile a list of knit fabric sewing tips. We’ve questioned and debated with all the…

  • jersey sewing pattern

    Jersey – Easy Sewing Patterns

    Many of you were interested in our ‘Just Jersey Tips’ post, which, as you can guess from the name, had some tips for sewing jersey fabric, so we decided it was high…

  • Got the Blues? Navy and Blue Fabric

    Any one got the blues? We are celebrating the Colne Blues Festival this weekend, it is just up the road, in fact it is on the same road as us and…

  • Monochrome Fabric

    Monochrome – Black and White Dress Fabrics.

    Monochrome is a look that will simply never date no matter what time of year so we have put together some of our black and white fabrics all in one place and with…

  • Fabric Bundles

    The Fabric Bundles are Back!

    We are so excited to be blogging about this because we know how popular these fabric bundles are! Now then, we’ve had a bit of a change round with them- going…

  • garden furniture fabrics croft mill

    Great Garden Furniture Fabrics

    The season of garden parties and barbeques is in full swing and we’re hoping for continual blue skies, though based in Lancashire this may be slightly in vain. We’re a realistic…

  • Festival Fashion: Make Your Own

    Festival season is upon! With Glastonbury right around the corner, if you haven’t got sorted yet…don’t worry there is still time (just about!). And you know we aren’t talking about tents…

  • Buying Jersey Fabrics

    Buying Jersey Fabrics. Just Jersey Tips

    As much we love buying jersey fabrics, we know that they can be a little bit scary to sew due to the stretchiness. Jerseys are not what they first seem, they…

  • Cotton Poplin Fabric

    Cotton Poplin Fabric, You Know I Love You

        February- I’ll be honest it’s not my favourite month. The weather. The realisation that you weigh a lot more, now that Christmas is over. The depressing Facebook status of…