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FREEBIE: Super fun Easter cards!

FREEBIE: Super fun Easter cards!

Are you on the hunt for some fun activities this Easter? Crafting with children is the perfect activity after a busy morning looking for eggs. So that you don't run out of ideas for the little ones, we have some super cute FREE Easter cards to be coloured in, which you can download now. And while your little artists are colouring, we recommend the undisturbed consumption of one or preferably several chocolate eggs! We also have pre-coloured cards that are ready to print out too, or can be used as some colour inspiration for your little ones. Happy Easter everyone! To download our FREE Easter cards,...

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Top tips for stitching with stretch fabrics!

Top tips for stitching with stretch fabrics!

If you've not sewn with jersey fabrics before, it's not as daunting as some people may think! Personally, I find cotton jersey one of my favourite fabrics to stitch with as it is can be a dream to sew when using the right tools, and it makes the loveliest most comfortable garments too! First things first, the most important thing about sewing with stretch fabrics is to have the correct needle and stitch. This is very important and can have a big effect on the finish. Needles: Firstly, you must select the right needle. Although it is still possible to sew...

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Fabulous FREEBIE sewing patterns!

Fabulous FREEBIE sewing patterns!

Did you know we have a range of fabulous byGraziela FREEBIE sewing patterns? That's right! They're completely FREE for you to download and are accompanied by an easy to follow step-by-step photo guide tutorial. Our patterns are perfect for beginners and can easily be sewn up in an afternoon. What's not to love about that?!  Here's a selection of our freebie patterns, plus some really dreamy fabrics to sew them up with! byBillie byBillie is a very cool basic pattern that is a true wardrobe staple and easy to sew. The short raglan sleeves give the shirt a unique look. You...

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How to sew a quick Christmas stocking!

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How to sew a quick Christmas stocking!

Here we show a quick and easy way to sew a fun Christmas stocking. Download our free PDF at the bottom of this post which shows you with step-by-step photos on how to sew it AND it includes a pattern for a stocking. It's the perfect sewing project for beginners and it's really lovely to have your own unique handmade stocking for Christmas. You can also get your kids involved and they can decorate it with ribbons, pompons or even feathers!  We have a great choice of lovely cotton and canvas fabrics to use for your handmade Christmas stocking: Download our Christmas...

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Knitting & Stitching show 2021 Highlights

Knitting & Stitching show 2021 Highlights

We had so much fun at this year's Knitting & Stitching Show at Alexandra Palace - we got to meet loads of really lovely people, customers both old and new, and some were even wearing our super fun designs already as they walked up to our stand!  A range of our fabulous fabrics were available at the show, plus our surprise panels, super cute mugs, cuffs, little pouches and other exciting goodies. Our 1kg bundles sold out on the very first day, as did our gorgeous Fruity Mix French Terry in the grey colourway! Over the period of the show,...

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