Kathy’s Aqua Zantelle Fringe Dress by Chalk & Notch

June 8th 2018

Hi everyone, It’s Kathy back with another dress! This time I am trying a Chalk and Notch pattern for the first time – The Fringe Dress. This year as part of my #2018makenine pledge, I am trying to use nine sewing patterns from independent companies that I have never used before. This is the fourth […]

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Sewisfaction One Year On

June 8th 2018

This week’s vlog has been a little delayed as Sheona is poorly this week – but if you haven’t seen it already, Sheona has been chatting about what it has been like in her first year running Sewisfaction. It’s a long vlog but it covers the Sewisfaction journey so far, including the highs, lows and […]

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Summer Jeans of Dreams! Suzie reviews the Jalie Eleonore Jeans

May 26th 2018

The Eleonore Pull-On Jeans I have a little bit of a confession to make. I have been sewing for nearly 10 years now, and I could count on one hand the number of trousers I have made! I think the fitting issue has always scared me just a little bit too much. But this year’s […]

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New Vlog! Speedy Sewing plus a review of the Nina Lew Kew Skirt and Lisa Comfort Cardigan

May 18th 2018

Ready to up your sewing speed? My top tips for how to sew a bit faster are on this weeks vlog, along with a review of my Lisa Comfort Cardigan and my latest make, the Nina Lee Kew Skirt!

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The Big Summer Stitch Up!

May 11th 2018

We are so delighted to announce the inaugural Big Summer Stitch Up taking place on Saturday 14th July 2018 – 11am to 4pm. Come and join lots of other sewing lovers for what we hope will be the South East’s biggest free-to-attend Sewing Meet Up. As well as meeting and chatting to other sewing lovers, […]

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New Vlog! A review of Stretch by Tilly and the Buttons!

May 8th 2018

This week I’m reviewing the new Tilly and the Button’s book Stretch; make yourself comfortable sewing with knits by Tilly Walnes. I’ll give you a full overview of the book and my thoughts, show you some of the makes I’ve made from the book so far and also give you some fabric suggestions for some […]

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New Vlog! A week in my life; running a fabric shop & sewing studio

May 8th 2018

Always wondered what it’s like running a fabric shop and sewing school? Here’s a brief glimpse into my life running Sewisfaction.

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Me Made May ~ What’s it all about & my pledge

May 1st 2018

I’ll avoid the inevitable cliches about how fast the year is going and instead rejoice that one of my favourite sewing challenges has arrived again! Me Made May or #MMM18 on social media, is a sewing challenge run by blogger and dressmaking whizz Zoe of So, Zo What do you know? The idea is a simple one, […]

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Fashion Revolution Week; Thoughts from a fabric shop

April 26th 2018

This week is Fashion Revolution Week, coinciding with the tragic collapse of the the Rana Plaza factory. The collapse killed 1138 people and injured many more on 24th April 2013, the vast majority of whom were garment workers for well known High Street fashion retailers. Fashion Revolution describe the movement as pro-fashion, wanting to see it […]

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🎉Sewisfaction Birthday Party & Giveaway

April 13th 2018

Hello you lovely lot, it’s Sheona here – I thought it was worth mentioning it’s me typing as I’ve just realised I haven’t posted a blog on here myself for a very long time (testament to our amazing Sewisfaction Blogger Team), which is strange as already whilst typing these first few words I’ve remembered how […]

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