News — sewing yorkshire

I Should Coco, You Should Coco, We ALL Should Coco!

Apr 25 2017 2 Comments Tags: fabric shop, fabric shop yorkshire, haberdashery, haberdashery yorkshire, Pattern Hack, sewing, sewing patterns west yorkshire, sewing yorkshire, tilly and the buttons

So here's the deal; we're off on our jollies at the end of May so whenever I've had the chance (which is few and far between nowadays*) I have been fashioning myself a holiday wardrobe, which is killing two birds with one stone as it means I also have lovely things to go on display in the shop to showcase the patterns and fabrics. *The sad, sad irony: owning a sewing shop but not having the chance to sew!  I don't know if you've had a go at the Tilly and the Buttons Coco pattern yet, but if not then...

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Workshop-a-go-go!

Feb 22 2017 0 Comments Tags: dressmaking, fabric, fabric shop, fabric shop yorkshire, haberdashery, haberdashery yorkshire, News & Reviews, patchwork, sewing, sewing classes, sewing workshops, sewing yorkshire, yorkshire

Well that took a lot of planning.  A LOT. More planning than Billy O’Plan.  Ignore me, I’m delirious from ALL THE PLANNING!!!!  But, I’ve got there I think, for now!  You hopefully will have seen that the first batch of workshops have been released for booking on my shiny new online booking system thingy.  (I sew,… Continue reading Workshop-a-go-go!

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Review: Clothkits Sunflower Dress

Feb 08 2017 0 Comments Tags: clothkits, fabric, fabric shop, fabric shop yorkshire, haberdashery, haberdashery yorkshire, kits, News & Reviews, sewing, sewing yorkshire

A fair few of you have had a trip down memory lane this past couple of weeks when you’ve come in the shop. I’m not talking about the 1930s Singer sewing machine or Gary the vintage Gutermann chest, the thing that seems to have struck many of you the most is the presence of the… Continue reading Review: Clothkits Sunflower Dress

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Fabricate: Week 1

Jan 30 2017 0 Comments Tags: fabric, fabric shop, fabric shop yorkshire, haberdashery, haberdashery yorkshire, News & Reviews, patchwork, sewing, sewing patterns, sewing workshops, sewing yorkshire

WOWZERS!  There is no other word to describe the first week of the shop, than “Wowzers”!!  The response and support has been incredible!  I’m not gonna lie, I really didn’t expect many people to come in yet; I thought the numbers might have increased once the workshops got up and running, but oh no…you saw… Continue reading Fabricate: Week 1

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And we’re off!

Jan 21 2017 0 Comments Tags: fabric shop, fabric shop yorkshire, haberdashery, haberdashery yorkshire, sewing, sewing yorkshire

So that’s it – the brownies are all eaten, the till’s been cashed up, my feet hurt and I’m knackered. But what an absolutely fantastic day!! I have met so many lovely people who have all had ace things to say about the shop, which is such a relief as obviously the shop is done… Continue reading And we’re off!

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D-Day is Approaching…

Jan 20 2017 0 Comments Tags: fabric, fabric shop yorkshire, haberdashery yorkshire, roberttown, sewing, sewing patterns west yorkshire, sewing yorkshire, The Birth of Fabricate

Right, this is it.  Never mind the inauguration of The Trump as President, this is much more important. It’s time for me to (wo)man up and put up or shut up.  The shelves are stocked, the till and card machine are working and the Nespresso pod holder is full, so I think I’m good to… Continue reading D-Day is Approaching…

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