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sewing

  • Denim Fabrics

    Denim Is Back!!!

        Denim fabric is back, make your own denim jackets, skirts, skinny jeans and bootcut jeans. Our new denim fabric range has something for everyone. From the traditional dark blue, hard…

  • 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…

  • How to hem a pair of trousers

    How To Hem a Pair of Trousers

      Buying a pair of trousers is never as simple as it sounds. Sometimes you can spend hours shopping, only to find the perfect pair, try them on and realise they…

  • The Great British Sewing Bee: Episode 5

    This week we stepped back in time with The Great British Sewing Bee – as the 1960’s was the theme of the week. The 1960’s were a time in which sewing…

  • Impress with a Home-Made Party Dress

    Party time will soon be upon us, so it is time to start sewing the perfect outfit while there is still time for adjustments and errors – because if you were…

  • Scandi Style Christmas sewing crafting make it yourself

    Have Yourself a Scandi Little Christmas

    Scandi style seems to be seeping into our TV programmes, clothing and home; so it is no surprise that many people will be celebrating a Scandi-like Christmas this year. The typical…

  • What to Make with Oilcloth Fabric?

      Oilcloth. Not many fabrics can conjure up nostalgic feelings like this fabric can. A lot of people recall their parents using it around the house, making aprons out of it…

  • Sewing for Spring

    Sewing for the Holidays I don’t know about you, but it seems like a lot of people are beginning to book their holidays. One of the (many) things I love about…

  • Project of the Month January – Winners!

    The theme of the January Project of the Month give away was ‘love’ which turned out to be quite fitting as we loved all of the creations shared. Choosing a winner…

  • Project of the Month – February

    We will be announcing the winners of our Project of the Month – January by the end of this week. In the meantime however, I wanted to let you know the…

  • Croft Mill Sleepwear Sewing Pattern Edit

    Sweet Dreams: Sleepwear Sewing Patterns Edit

    We did plan to publish this blog post a while back, however we’ve had a few technical issues with the blog, cried into our keyboards, got it fixed and voilà! So…

  • Sewing Book Club Croft Mill

    Sewing Book Club: November

    Craft It Up Christmas Around the World by Libby Abadee and Cath Armstrong This book contains Christmas craft ideas and projects, which are great for the kids to get involved in.…

  • Croft Mill Project of the month

    Project of the Month: November & December 2014

    If you make something this month please show us and you could win a prize! ·         1st prize- £30 worth of Croft Mill vouchers ·         2nd prize £20 Croft Mill vouchers. ·         As it is our…

  • Croft Mill Halloween Sewing

    Happy Halloween Sewing!

    What was that noise?  Did you hear it? It sounded like cackling… I think it must be coming from the Croft Mill office! Ah yes, that’s why Croft Mill is cackling,…

  • sewing books

    Guide Books: All Sewn Up

    As much as we love experimenting, sometimes it’s good to have a bit of guidance. So today at Croft Mill we have been discussing sewing books and books about fabrics. So…

  • Dave from the sewing bee

    Sewing Bee: The Last Man Standing

      Well we’re almost midway through The Great British Sewing Bee and the contestant’s skills are being unpicked in even more detail. This week’s episode saw our early favourite, Yorkshire mum…