Amanda’s Nina Lee Portobello Trousers

October 20th 2018

Hi Everyone, Well, I’m back with another post for the Sewisfaction Blog and once again was faced with the extremely difficult task of deciding which fabric to choose from such an array of loveliness. As autumn is creeping in I have found myself leaning more towards trousers and away from skirts and dresses.  I have […]

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New Craft House comes to Sewisfaction: Nerrisa’s DIY bra making experience

October 13th 2018

Hey! For those of you who don’t know me just yet, I’m Nerrisa and I’ve recently joined the team over here at Sewisfaction, helping the lovely Sheona with marketing. My sewing journey really started properly after attending the Jersey class here at Sewisfaction HQ, so it makes perfect sense that my first ever blog post […]

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Top five sewing patterns for beginners

October 9th 2018

Taking the first step to sewing your very own me-made workshop can sometimes be confusing. There are so many patterns out there from the independent brands as well as the ‘big’ and ‘scary’ top four. So if you’re thinking of taking the leap and joining the community, never fear, we have your back. Read on […]

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Happy First Birthday to Sewisfaction HQ!

August 7th 2018

If you thought only the Queen had two birthdays you’d be right, but here I am a mere 5 months after our last “It’s our birthday” post saying it again. That’s because a year ago today I opened the doors to Sewisfaction HQ, our happy haven, our lovely shop at Holme Grange Craft Village and […]

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A little tricky Libby Shirt!

August 1st 2018

Well hello! I’m back with another blog post and a little bit of an unusual one for me – this doesn’t happen very often to me but I had a bit of a nightmare with this make. Firstly, I was so busy swooning over all the delicious fabric on the Sewisfaction site and struggling to […]

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New Vlog! What I’ve been sewing!

July 30th 2018

It’s been a couple of months since I showed you what I’ve been sewing, so I hope you enjoy this vlog with my recent makes. There are quite a few new things to show you, I’m feeling like my sewing is quite productive at the moment!

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New Vlog! Tour Holme Grange Craft Village with me!

July 30th 2018

Clearly this vlog was meant to be up before The Big Summer Stitch Up but I didn’t get a chance to edit it – sorry! I wanted to show you the lovely little craft village where Sewisfaction is based and show you some of the other brilliant independent businesses that are based here. It’s such […]

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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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