Sewing Pattern Reviews — fabric shop

Sewing Pattern Review: Tilly and the Buttons Billie Sweater/Dress

Jan 30 2021 0 Comments Tags: #sewingbillie, fabric shop, fabric shop Mirfield, fabric shop yorkshire, tilly and the buttons, tilly and the buttons billie sweater

I'm a little late to the party with this one. Tilly and the Buttons released their Billie pattern before Christmas and straight off the bat, it was a massive hit with you all. I intended on making myself one a lot sooner than I have, however we've been super-busy in the shop, which has been excellent, but has left precious little sewing time! Finally, I found myself a few hours last week to have a crack at it myself. I loved the look of this pattern mainly because the balloon sleeve made the shape a little bit more interesting than...

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Sewing Pattern Review: Tilly and the Buttons Bobbi Skirt & Pinafore

Feb 07 2020 0 Comments Tags: #gosewyourself, #sewingbobbi, bobbi pinafore and skirt, fabric shop, Sewing Pattern Review, sewing yorkshire, tilly and the buttons

  Well, it's been a while since I've written one of these! To be honest, I've barely had time to thread a needle since the shop move as the response has been truly overwhelming so as much I would like to snarl at you from preventing me from sewing, I suppose I should thank you for keeping me so busy! One new thing that has kept me in the sewing room for the past few weeks though is the fact that The Husband went out and bought me a telly for in there! The cynics amongst you may think this...

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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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Review: Sew Over It – “Ultimate Shift Dress” Sewing Pattern

Nov 23 2016 0 Comments Tags: dashwood studio, fabric, fabric shop, fabric shop yorkshire, haberdashery, News & Reviews, roberttown, sew over it, sewing, sewing yorkshire, yorkshire

Ladies & Gentlemen, may I introduce to you the matriarch of the Fabricate Fam; The woman who inspired (inspired/forced, same thing in the eyes of Mrs B) to take up sewing as a nipper and thus began the Fabricate dream.  The one and only Mrs B!! That’s right, The Mother has been suitably restrained from… Continue reading Review: Sew Over It – “Ultimate Shift Dress” Sewing Pattern

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Review: Tilly and the Buttons – “Coco” Sewing Pattern

Oct 24 2016 0 Comments Tags: fabric shop, fabric shop yorkshire, haberdashery, News & Reviews, roberttown, sewing, sewing patterns west yorkshire, tilly and the buttons

Just to give you a bit of a background into these reviews, I’ve instructed my Research & Development team (i.e. me and The Mother) to have a go at a few patterns so we can decide which ones would be the best to sell in the shop in terms of being easy to follow, level… Continue reading Review: Tilly and the Buttons – “Coco” Sewing Pattern

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