Don’t you just love spring sewing?

Check out what projects we’re shooting for your upcoming issues With absolutely stunning sunshine, what better time to get camera happy and get snapping all the gorgeous projects and pieces that will be featuring in issues of your favourite sewing mag? Check out our exclusive pics below to see what we’ve been up to… We … Continue reading

CHECK OUT TAPESTRY WEAVING AT BRAND NEW SHOW

THE SOUTH EAST BRITISH TAPESTRY GROUP SHOWCASE THEIR PROJECTS If you fancy checking out some unique and original tapestry weaving projects, then head down to Sussex between 6th and 15th April, as the renowned South East British Tapestry group will be displaying their contemporary and gorgeous designs on the theme of ‘identity’, at the Mill … Continue reading

Sew Hip 40 has arrived!

Sew Hip 40 has arrived at the All Craft Media office! This issue includes patterns for a chic beret seen on our cover, an amazing embroidered lampshade and an oversized clutch. We no longer have the pull out pattern sheet but instead all the patterns are inside or can be downloaded.

GET GREAT DEALS AT ABAKHAN

TIME TO STOCK UP YOUR STASH WITH ABAKHAN SALE FABRICS! You can’t get more satisfaction then when you finish making the perfect party frock, and Abakhan stores (www.abakhan.co.uk/) are giving you the ideal excuse to get creative, with their Wedding and Dress Fabrics event, running from Friday 23rd March to Sunday 25th, where you can … Continue reading

Errata – Rainbow Quilt – Yellow strip – Issue 38

  Please note that the backing squares for the yellow stars should be cut to a measurement of 4 1/2″ instead of the measurement of 5 1/2″ as previously stated. In addition, the approximate cutting length and width of the wadding and backing fabric is as follows 171 cm (67 1/2″) x 151 cm (60″) although this will largely … Continue reading

Vintage style

Last week I (Wendy Gardiner) thoroughly enjoyed a one-day workshop in at The Cloth Kits shop in Chichester. For me it was supreme pleasure to spend the day sewing – for myself! Together with fellow students and ably taught by Maria Pully, a bespoke bridal designer, I made a vintage 1950s style dress in a … Continue reading

BRAINTREE WELCOMES KAFFE FASSETT AND THE TEXTILE FAIR

CELEBRATE ALL THINGS FABRIC AND FAB AT THE TEXTILE FAIR If you need some springtime inspiration or just love shopping around for the most gorgeous fabrics, then you should check out the Textile Fair in Braintree on Sunday 25th March. The fair, hosted by the Warner Textile Archive, will be buzzing with the region’s best … Continue reading

EVENT: GET ARTY AT THE INTERNATIONAL ART FAIR THIS MAY

For the ultimate experience in museum-quality contemporary crafts, then you should visit the COLLECT International Art Fair, at the Saatchi Gallery in London, from the 11th to 14th May. With artists from across the globe inhabiting the famous gallery, you won’t know where to start, as you are surrounded by stunning ceramics, glass pieces, jewellery, … Continue reading