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A Very Tactile Christmas- Papercut Kochi Kimono

Hello there sew folk,

Sorry it’s been so long, but I’m delighted I’ve been able to catch you before festive mayhem ensues.
Yesterday we put up the tree at FOB HQ, so it’s hard for this post not to be draped in a little tinsel. 708 more words


Gifts for Christmas 2017 at Emporia

Today is the 1st December so that’s it, we are now officially on the countdown to Christmas! Whether you are all prepped with a shopping list (or in fact have been calmly and casually shopping since August) or you are the kind of person who leaves everything to the last minute, we are here to help you with a quick and convenient guide to Christmas gifts for craft fans. 684 more words


Striped Cullotes

Hi All,

I wanted to share a pair of cullotes I made last month (I shared pics of them on my Instagram @montanastrange… so I have already posted really) 113 more words


Pattern review! Joline hoodie. 

I have finally completed a item I can actually wear!! I was so chuffed with myself.

I found this pattern online at Makerist and printed it at home. 453 more words

New Jersey Selection

This week to celebrate the arrival of our amazing new cover stitch machine, we’re showing off all our lovely new jersey. We’ve got cats, skulls, pandas, florals and even llamas – all perfect for making everything from a basic t-shirt to yoga pants and pyjamas for your kids. 326 more words

Brother Machines

I cleaned out my overlocker...

…and do you know what? It wasn’t that hard.

I probably don’t clean my sewing machine as often as I should (tbh I don’t think it needs it more than once every couple of months), but I’ve got into a good habit of giving my overlocker a dust down after every project. 429 more words


Not Too Much Of A Stretch

Sorry for the pun but, after my last post where I painstakingly made a man’s shirt – albeit only a wearable muslin so far  – I fancied a bit of an easier project before I embark upon the ‘real’ shirt. 237 more words

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