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...
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
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
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