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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…

  • Croft Mill Loves… An Explanation.

    So given the fact it’s been on our emails/Facebook/Twitter/Pinterest… I’m guessing that you already know that the theme of this Project of the Month is ‘Love’. If you didn’t know you…

  • 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…

  • Croft Mill Coat Pattern Burda

    Wrap Up Warm with Winter Coats and Jackets

    We have got some wonderful new fabrics in, that we think would be perfect for making coats and jackets. In fact, they have inspired some of our team members to make…

  • Upcycling Mid-century Furniture with British Wool Furnishings Croft Mill

    Up-cycling Mid-Century Furniture

    Have you ever upcycled a piece of furniture? We know that the stitching community is a creative lot, so we thought we’d have a slight change and blog about upcycling and…

  • 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,…

  • 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…

  • 1950s dress patterns

    I need a 1950s dress patterns, can you help?

    We are starting a little project here, I have decided it is about time I got out my sewing fingers again. The sewing machine is out along with the overlocker. Not…