Special Teddies to Knit

Children love to have a cuddly toy to play with and keep as a special friend as they grow up – one rather unique way to have a nice teddy is to knit one!  There are many patterns available to help you knit a cuddly toy, and many require just basic knitting skills such as Read More

Everything You Need to Know About Cotton

Cotton is one of the most popular fabrics in the world.  It is hugely versatile, either used alone or in a blend.  It massively outsells all other fibres combined!  It is the leading crop in America, and consumers know that fabrics made from cotton are comfortable, durable and look great. Cotton is a natural fibre Read More

Sourcing Fabrics Online

When you need to purchase fabrics online, it is important to search around for the best deals.  It is possible to find identical fabrics online to those you see in superstores and fabric shops, but at much discounted prices.  Often, warehouses which stock online fabrics can slash the prices because they are not having to Read More

The Right Blinds for the Summer

In the middle of summer, it can be nice to have the option to close the blinds when the sun gets a little too bright or too hot!  We love blinds because they can really change the dimensions of a room easily.  Take vertical blinds as an example – these elongate your room, making the Read More

Art Gallery Fabrics – Who Are Art Gallery?

Art Gallery are one of the main fabric manufacturers in the UK.  They are known for great quality, modern designs and a variety of substrates. Art Gallery formed in 2004 to bring about chic and modern ideas to the quilting industry.  Lots of people choose Art Gallery fabrics because they are contemporary and elegant, with Read More

Why We Will Always Love White

White curtains and blinds are a lovely look for all homes.  They offer a light reflecting look which can make your room look bigger, more chic and generally stunning!  White sheer curtains add a layer of texture which helps to obscure the view in from outside, meaning you won’t have so many people peering into Read More

How to Make a Beautiful Skirt Easily

The first thing to do when making a skirt is to get your materials ready.  You’ll need a yard of stretch fabric in the colour of your choice, a fitted skirt which fits you well, scissors, pins and a sewing machine. Lay teh fabric out and fold it four times – into half, then into Read More

Dressmaking for Newbies – Choosing your fabric made easy

Purchasing material could not be nonaddictive however it doesn’t often harm your wellbeing. If you should be a new comer to dressmaking and sewing, you might find material stores somewhat staggering. Here’s ways to get started… Quick start guide to material Materials are both woven or knitted, and certainly will be produced from animal fibers Read More

Types of curtains you should consider

Different curtains can add a whole new look to your home, from simple changes to dramatic colours and patterns!  There are different styles of curtains to make different statements. Sheer curtains are a great option for those who are looking for a texture change in the room, and do not require much light blocking.  Sheer Read More

Buying Fabrics for A Project

When you are starting a new project, be it furnishings, curtains or dressmaking, you will need to buy the appropriate fabrics to make your item with.  Usually, the pattern you are using will suggest a good fabric for you to use, which offers a valuable starting point in your quest to find the perfect fabric.  Read More

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