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Comprehensive List Of Fabulous Plus Size Simplicity Sewing Patterns (Part 1)

Comprehensive List Of Fabulous Plus Size Simplicity Sewing Patterns (Part 1)


I was recently asked on Facebook if I planned on doing any plus size sewing features. It has been on my ‘To Do List’ for a while but I’d never got round to doing it . It’s not on that list anymore though!

Here it is….. a comprehensive list of current Simplicity sewing patterns from our site that are for ladies that want to sew clothes in a size 18+ . Today’s sewing feature is part 1 of my blog posts that will focus solely on Simplicity plus size sewing patterns. I have had no choice but to break the list of patterns down into separate blog posts as there are SOOOoooo many sewing patterns by Simplicity that cater for a size 18+ figure. In today’s list you will find links to over 50 patterns…. Now that should keep you busy! Also, in the future I shall write other posts that relate to the plus size patterns from the other sewing pattern brands.

Before I let you see ‘The Ultimate Simplicity Plus Size Sewing Pattern List - Part 1’ can I just give you a link to a sewing tutorial for a wrap dress with sleeves that has been written by one of our facebook friends, Linda from Sewing Bee Fabrics. The fantastic tutorial explains how to sew a wrap dress without even having to buy a pattern! Of course I’d still love you to buy some sewing patterns from us but if you decide to draft your own, you can always buy your pattern paper, threads and fabrics from our shop instead. :o)

Click this to see the wrap dress tutorial from Sewing Bee Fabrics

I really hope you all enjoy looking through part 1 of the list of plus size Simplicity sewing patterns.  The next blog post I write will be part 2 of this list.

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Simplicity - It’s So Easy

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Simplicity - Top, Jackets & Coats

  • Simplicity ‘Project Runway’ 1726 - Misses’ top, jackets, belt and purse - Pattern has size L (18/20) , XL (size 22/24) and size XXL (size 26).
  • Simplicity 1615 - Misses’ tops with front inverted front pleat and sleeve variations - Pattern has size 18, 20 and 22.
  • Simplicity 1614 - Misses’ tank tops - Pattern has size 18 and 20.
  • Simplicity 1613 - Misses’ pullover hip length knit tops include sleeve options. - Pattern has size 18 and 20
  • Simplicity 1661 - Misses’ hip-length blouse has neckline pleats with band or tie collar, shirttail hem, back slit - Pattern has size 18, 20, 22 and 24
  • Simplicity 1588 - Easy to sew kimono jacket with front variations, sleeveless wrap top with knit back can be worn with a tee or alone. Belt or scarf & wrap with draped back interest - Pattern has size L (18/20), XL (22/24) and XXL (size 26)
  • Simplicity 1590 - Misses’ Retro 1940’s top has either a scoop or high neckline with collar & bow - Pattern has size 18, 20, 22 and 24
  • Simplicity 1719 - Misses’ swing coat and jacket has raglan sleeves, side seam pockets and fleece flower embellishments. Hat in three sizes - Pattern has size L (size 18/20) and XL (size 22/24)
  • Simplicity 1694 - Misses’ loose-fitting high-low blouse has button front, stand or pointed collar, back yoke and can be made sleeveless or with short or 3/4 length sleeves - Pattern has size L (size 18/20) and XL (size 22/24).
  • Simplicity 1716 - Misses’ knit mini-dress, tunic and top can be made with a front twist or draped neckline with five different sleeve variations to choose from - Pattern has size 18 and 20
  • Simplicity 1780 - Misses’ bolero jackets in six styles that can be made with 3/4 or short sleeves and vests - Pattern has size 18, 20, 22 and 24
  • Simplicity 1660 - Misses’ & Plus Size loose pullover tops with banded V-neckline or stylized notched collar has kimono sleeves in short or cap length - Pattern has size L (size 18/20), XL (size 22/24) and XXL (size 26)
  • Simplicity 1693 - Misses’ pullover tops have round necklines with or without collar, back button and loop closure and can be made sleeveless or with long, short or flutter sleeves - Pattern has size 18 and 20
  • Simplicity 1779 - Misses’ blouse with collar and sleeve variations - Pattern has size 18, 20, 22 and 24
  • Simplicity 1692 - Misses’ vintage 1940’s tops have darted waistline - Pattern has size 18, 20 and 22
  • Simplicity ‘Project Runway’ 1781 - Misses’ jacket in two lengths with front & collar variations - Pattern has size 18, 20 and 22

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  • Simplicity 1758 - Misses’ jacket or vest with asymmetrical front closure; jacket has optional stand collar and set-in or dolman sleeves. - Pattern has size 18, 20, 22 and 24
  • Simplicity ‘Project Runway’ 1759 - Misses’ lined single or double-breasted coat with or without notched or stand collar has princess seams, two-piece sleeves, back belt variations and patch pockets or in-seam pockets with optional flaps - Pattern has size 18, 20, and 22.
  • Simplicity 1805 - Misses & Plus Size pullover knit top in two lengths with sleeve variations - Pattern has size L (size 18/20), XL (size 22/24) and XXL (size 26)
  • Simplicity 1806 - Misses’ pullover top with bodice and sleeve variations and optional ruffle details. - Pattern has size 18, 20, 22 and 24
  • Simplicity ‘SUEDE Says’ 1896 - Misses’ & Plus size tunic with sleeve and trim variations - Pattern has size L (size 18/20), XL (size 22/24)and XXL (size 26)
  • Simplicity ‘American Sewing Guild’ 1916 - Misses’ knit wrap top with sleeve variations. Simplicity sewing pattern - Pattern has size 18, 20, 22 and 24
  • Simplicity 1943 - Misses’ knit and woven jackets sewing pattern. - Pattern has size 18, 20, 22 and 24
  • Simplicity 1667 - Pullover tops in four styles feature bat-wing sleeve, cold shoulder, V-neckline, pointed hem, short or cap sleeves. Pull on pants have bias-cut yoke & elastic waist for smooth & comfortable fit. - Pattern has size L (size 18/20), XL (size 22/24) and XXL (size 26)
  • Simplicity 2149 - Misses’ jackets in three lengths with front variations sewing pattern. Separate pattern pieces included for A, B, C & D cup size - Pattern has size 18, 20 and 22
  • Simplicity 2150 - Misses’ faux fur, fitted & loose cut jackets sewing pattern - Pattern has size 18, 20 and 22
  • Simplicity 2153 - Misses’ anorak with sleeve and collar variations sewing pattern - Pattern has size 18, 20, 22 and 24
  • Simplicity ‘Project Runway’ 2311 - Project Runway Collection misses’ & miss petite coat in two lengths with collar, sleeve and belt variations - Pattern has size 18, 20 and 22
  • Simplicity ‘Sew Stylish’ 2340 - Misses’ & Miss petite boyfriend jackets sewing pattern with and without lining. - Pattern has size 18, 20, 22 and 24

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  • Simplicity ‘Karen Z’ 2364 - Misses’ sewing pattern knit tops with one shoulder or sleeve variations - Pattern has size 18, 20 and 22
  • Simplicity 2365 - Misses’ tunic in two lengths with front variations - Pattern has size 18, 20, 22 and 24
  • Simplicity 2478 - Misses’ bolero jacket sewing patterns with neckline and sleeve variations - Pattern has size 18, 20, 22 and 24
  • Simplicity 3921 - Misses Boleros and Capelets - Pattern has size 18, 20, 22 and 24
  • Simplicity 8523 - Misses tops - Pattern has size 18
  • Simplicity ‘Karen Z’ 2183 - Misses’ Easy to Sew vest or jacket sewing pattern with sleeve and trim variations. - Pattern has size 18, 20, 22 and 24
  • Simplicity 2208 - Misses’ fleece jackets with front and collar variations sewing pattern - Pattern has L (size18/20) and XL (size 22/24)
  • Simplicity 2229 - Misses’ & Miss petite jacket, pants and skirt - Pattern has size 18, 20, 22 and 24
  • Simplicity 4032 - Misses Jacket and Vest - Pattern has size 18, 20, 22 and 24
  • Simplicity ‘Karen Z’ 2594 - Misses Top and Tie Belt - Pattern has size 18, 20, 22 and 24
  • Simplicity 2447 -Misses’ Shirt sewing pattern in two lengths with front collar and sleeve variations.- Pattern has size 18, 20, 22 and 24
  • Simplicity ‘Amazing Fit’ 2446 - Misses’/Miss Petite lined jacket sewing pattern with individual pattern pieces for A, B, C cup sizes - Pattern has size 18, 20, 22 and 24
  • Simplicity 2599 - Misses Tops With Trim Variation: Separate Patterns For B,C,D Cup Sizes - Pattern has size 18 and 20
  • Simplicity 3750 - Misses Top or Tunic - Pattern has size 18, 20, 22 and 24
  • Simplicity 2892 - Misses Tops and Tie Belt - Pattern has size 18, 20 and 22
  • Simplicity 4127 - Misses Tops - Pattern has size 18 and 20


Beautiful Easter Fabrics For You To Buy

Beautiful Easter Fabrics For You To Buy


Easter will be here very soon soon so if you are looking for some beautiful Easter themed fabrics to make things with… look no further!

We have some stunning cotton Easter fabrics and I know that you will love them as much as I do.

The cotton fabrics are made by Makower and are available by the half metre. They are all currently in our clearance section and we have them on offer at just £4.16 per 0.5 metre.

The Easter Birdhouse fabric is a lovely fabric. You can choose from a blue or green colourway. This would be the perfect fabric to use for making a pretty notebook cover which you could then give as a gift to someone for Easter. You could follow this notebook cover tutorial from the Crazy Little Projects blog.

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If you love flowers you are sure to adore the Easter Crocus fabric. It would look great sewn up into an Easter basket. You could follow the basket tutorial from the Somewhat Simple blog.

Who doesn’t love cute little chicks! This Easter chick fabric is so sweet and I can just imagine a little girl’s dress made from this. You could follow the free tutorial for The Sydney Pinafore by Hayley from Welcome To The Mouse House over on the Sew Mama Sew blog.The fabric is available in blue or green.

We have a fun Easter butterfly print fabric that would be wonderful made into a cuddly Easter bunny toy. You could follow the bunny tutorial from the Revoluzzza blog.

Hope you like the fabrics everyone. I’d love to see photo of the creations you make with the cotton. You can share your pics with me by tagging us on Facebook or by tweeting us on twitter.

Before I go, can I please remind you all that the final of The Great British Sewing Bee 2014 is on tonight at 8pm on BBC 2 (8/4/14). I’m so sad to see the show come to an end for another year but I am super excited to see who wins. Who do you think will win the show? My guess is ….. Heather.  We’ll have to wait until tonight to see if I’m right though!

I will be back in the next couple of days with a blog post about plus size sewing patterns.  See you then.



The Great British Sewing Bee 2014 - Bee inspired! 20% off some of the products shown on the show

The Great British Sewing Bee 2014 - Bee inspired! 20% off some of the products shown on the show


I’m sure you have all been watching The Great British Sewing Bee. If you haven’t - you are missing some great TV! You can catch up with the current series of the sewing programme by popping over to BBC iPlayer to watch it.

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I am a big fan of the show and I really love seeing the projects that each contestant has made. My favourite garment so far has to be the prom dress made by Lynda Lewis. I thought it was stunning! I also loved her Queen Of Hearts dressing up costume as well. It was such a fantastic upcycling project.

You can read an interview with Lynda over on the SLSFirst website  - http://slfirst.co.uk/entertainment/stage-theatre-tv/gb-sewing-bees-lynda-lewis,-showing-that-deaf-people-can/

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I think the contestants have all worked so hard and they all really deserve their place in the semi-final - which will be airing at 8pm on BBC2 on Tuesday April 1st.   I can’t wait to watch the show!

In honour of the wonderful #GBSB, we have recently sent out our latest Sewing-Online newsletter. It highlights a selection of sewing products which we have on sale at discounted prices because they have been used in a Sewing Bee episodes.

You can see the newsletter here - http://ow.ly/vavzw and if you would like to sign up so that you always receive the newsletters direct into your inbox you’ll need to submit your email address on this form.

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Here’s a few of the current products which we have on promotion to tie in with The Great British Sewing Bee being on our TV screens:-

The dungaree clip / bib and brace set is now on sale for only £1.95 per pack. These clips will be exactly what you are looking for if you intend to sew some dungarees this summer. I’ve never made dungarees before but after watching them being made on the sewing show I really fancy having a go at making some for my daughter.

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We have Soft Grip Sewing Scissors on sale for only £7.65. You’ll want to snap these up at this price! They have 8 1/4 inch long blades and they will be ideal for cutting out your pattern pieces from your fabric.

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If you have been inspired to try your hand at dressmaking then you will most definitely be needing some sewing patterns. At the moment we are selling Simplicity sewing patterns at half price!!. This deal is amazing and the offer will end on the 12th April so you really must place your order as soon as possible. There are so many patterns to choose from but since they are half price you can afford to go rash and buy a nice little collection of sewing patterns to add to your stockpile! :o)

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You can read about the rest of our offers by viewing our Great British Sewing Bee newsletter.

I hope you all had a wonderful weekend and a Happy Mother’s Day.

Best wishes, Kim



Ideas For Mother’s Day Gifts To Sew (And Buy)

Ideas For Mother’s Day Gifts To Sew (And Buy)


Mother’s Day is next Sunday (30th March) so now is the time to crack on with sewing a special gift for your mum. I have been busy finding some great tutorials for you so that you can make something lovely!

Before I link to the tutorials I’ve found, I just want to remind you that if you are wanting to place an order from our site , as a gift for your mum , then please can you place your order as soon as possible. Thank you. :o)

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Gemma over at Sewing-Online HQ has got some fab Mother’s Day gift ideas for you here :- http://sewing-online.com/eshots/mothers_day_2014/

I love her suggestion of fat quarters of fabric and the Button It range of sewing boxes. I can certainly vouch for how gorgeous the polka dot Button It sewing boxes are as I am lucky enough to own two! I know…I’m greedy! I have the large size red and white spotty box and the green and white one too. I also have a couple of the polka dot fat quarter selections in my fabric stash.The material is such wonderful quality and the colours are so vibrant. You can read one of my blog posts about the fabrics here and you will see a photo of a cute little ruffle tote bag I made with some of the spotty fabric.

Another fantastic gift idea that Gemma has for you is this….buy your mum (or having said that…treat yourself!) to a floral dressmaking dummy from adjustoform. These floral mannequins are exclusive to us at Sewing-Online and they are very popular with our customers. They are available in 3 different designs (Ditzy Rose, Bloom, Victorian Blossom) and 4 different sizes (Petite, Small, Medium, Large). Prices start from £104.99 and go up to £124.99.

You can see how pretty they are by looking at this picture…

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Go get those sewing machines at the ready….here are the tutorials for Mother’s day gifts to sew:-

I hope you enjoy sewing a special gift for your mum.

See you next week.

Best wishes, Kim



16 Pom Pom Craft Projects For You To Make

16 Pom Pom Craft Projects For You To Make


We all love pom poms , don’t we?! As that’s the case I thought I would give you some links to pom pom crafts from around the web.

If you need to buy ready made pom poms we sell them here but if you would prefer to make your own then we sell the pom pom loom for just £2.92 and you will find a huge selection of yarn on our site.  We even sell lots of vibrantly coloured pom pom trimming in 2 different sizes (7mm pom pom trimming and 20mm pom pom trimming). My favourites are the green and red ones as they are such bright, fun colours.

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Pom Pom Crafts For The Kids

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Pom Pom Crafts For Easter

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Pom Pom Crafts For Around The Home

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Pom Pom Jewellery

I hope you enjoy your pompomtastic crafting! If you need even more pom pom inspiration then please check out this blog post about pom poms that I wrote on the blog last year.

If you do make anything following any of the tutorials I have mentioned in today’s post then please do share a photo with me on twitter or facebook. I’d love to see your creations. :o)

Hope you all have a great week and have time to not only enjoy the sunshine but get some crafting done too!

I’ll be back next week with some tutorial links for handmade Mother’s Day gift ideas. In the mean time lake a look at last year’s Mother’s Day post.

Best wishes, Kim



3 ‘Sewing Themed’ Mother’s Day Gift Ideas For Under £20

3 ‘Sewing Themed’ Mother’s Day Gift Ideas For Under £20


Mother’s Day is on Sunday 30th March so as it’s now ‘sew’ close I thought I would write a blog post with 3 gift suggestions for you . They are all under £20 and I’m sure they would make a wonderful gift for your Mum or Nan.

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I’ll start off with my top choice ….. A gorgeous red and white polka dot sewing basket! This small sewing box is £17.82 and it is made by Hobby Gift. It measures 20cm deep x 20cm wide x 11cm high. It has a removable internal tray with compartments and there is a carry handle at the top of the basket. The box is lined in a satin type lining and it has a pin cushion and an inside pocket. If polka dots are not your mum’s cup of tea - don’t fret- we stock loads of different designs of sewing basket. You can see them all here.

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If your mum is a fabricholic (like me!) then you can’t go wrong with a fat quarter bundle of plain fabrics. We stock lots of different patterned fabrics but if you buy them you do possibly run the risk that she may not be too keen on the design you picked for her. At least if you buy plain fabrics you can trust she can use them for all sorts of projects. We stock a pastel coloured fat quarter bundle and a bright coloured fat quarter bundle. Each set contains 6 assorted fat quarters and we sell them for £10.90 a set.

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Last but not least I suggest a Sewing-Online gift voucher.  If you treat your mum to a £15 gift card she can have lots of fun filling her virtual ‘sewing’ basket with all the goodies she would like to purchase with your gift. We sell gift vouchers in the following denominations :- £15. £25, £50, £75 and £100.  It’s a good choice of gift as it means your mum gets to purchase exactly what she wants. 

Hope you all have a lovely week. Let’s hope we see some more warm, sunny weather like we had today!

Best wishes, Kim



Lots Of Tutorials For Crochet Toys

Lots Of Tutorials For Crochet Toys


A big HELLO to my fellow sewing and needlework enthusiasts. Hope you have all had a fun weekend. I spent a lot of time visiting friends and family in the past week and it has been lovely to catch up with everyone.

If you are a fan of crochet then you will love today’s blog post as I am going to link you to some free crochet toy tutorials from around the web.  I hope you enjoy following the instructions and making the toys. They would make wonderful gifts for children.

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  1. The first tutorial is on the Bunny Mummy blog and it is for a super cute crochet owl. I love this! If you want to crochet even more owl things then check out this blog post on AllFreeCrochet. You will find links to 12 more owl crochet projects.
  2. Sonea Delvon on Ravelry kindly allows you to download her tutorial for making a gorgeous crochet teddy bear. It is such a classic teddy bear. You will love making this, I’m sure!
  3. The adorable elephant comfort blanket by Dedri Uys is so sweet. You just know a child would treasure this.
  4. I think this crochet Miffy bunny looks fantastic. It’s just perfect for little hands to hold and cuddle. The tutorial is on the ‘A Gamer’s Wife’ blog.
  5. The 'Pete The Cat' crochet tutorial is a nice little project to make for a child who loves cats.  It is on the ‘Repeat Crafter Me’ blog.

If you want to see even more crochet tutorials for toys then please check out the interesting Pinterest boards below:-

If you have run out of crochet supplies then you can stock up on our site. Here is the link you will be needing - http://sewing-online.com/crafts/knitting_and_crochet/

Next week I will be back with a blog post full of tutorial ideas for Mother’s Day gifts. If you have a link to a tutorial you think I should include please can I ask that you let me know about it by tweeting @sewing_online on twitter or by writing on my facebook wall.- https://www.facebook.com/sewingonline. Thanks. :o)

Have a fun week.

Best wishes, Kim

P.S :- Don’t forget Episode 3 of The Great British Sewing Bee on Tuesday at 8pm on BBC 2.



Spring Sewing Selection 2014

Spring Sewing Selection 2014


We have just added our Spring Selection to our site so I thought today I would highlight some of the wonderful products we have available.

My favourite is the Owlie pin cushion which is £9.95. It is adorable and will look fantastic nestled in your sewing box or placed on your sewing table. Owls are really popular at the moment so I’m sure these will soon ‘fly’ off the shelves!

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We also have the absolutely stunning floral print PVC sewing machine bag. It is has a vintage style to it and it is £29.99. The bag is lightly padded and if you treat yourself to this for your sewing machine then you can guarantee you will be the envy of all your sewing friends. :o)

If you love to sew with acrylic felt then you will be pleased to see we stock a 100 piece value pack of felt which is currently on sale for £39.95. If you choose to buy this pack and want some inspiration to help you decide on what to sew with all that felt - then please check out my blog post ‘Comprehensive List Of Yummy Felt Food Sewing Tutorials’.

I know that you all love storage containers for your sewing bits and bobs , so I’m sure you will appreciate the Craft and Hobbies Organiser that we have on sale for £8.25.The box has a useful carry handle and it measures 34cm x 14cm x 14cm and it has plenty of room for storing your craft and sewing accessories.

If you have a birthday coming up and want a lovely sewing gift for your family to treat you to - how about the antique style sewing kit? It is £47.97 and it contains embroidery scissors, a tailor’s awl, needle case, a thimble and a needle threader. All the items are made with a pewter/antique silver finish and the gift set has a vintage feel to it.

Last but not least, I want to tell you about the Prym ergonomic box set of 4 stitching tools. It is £16.99 and it contains a Tracing Wheel, a Stitch Ripper, a Needle Twister and a Chalk Wheel “Stick”. It is a perfect set for all seamstresses.

If you would like to view other items from our Spring Selection 2014 then please click this link.

Before I go I just have to tell you all how much I loved watching the first episode of the new series of The Great British Sewing Bee. It is amazing to be able to watch a TV programme that shows people sewing clothes. It really lets you appreciate that sewing is such a wonderful skill to have. How amazing is it to be able to take a length of fabric and turn it into some new clothes!  Episode 2 is on BBC 2 on Tuesday at 8pm. 

Have a fun week.

Best wishes, Kim



The Great British Sewing Bee Is Back On Our Screens!

The Great British Sewing Bee Is Back On Our Screens!


Woo Hoo! The Great British Sewing Bee is finally back on our screens this week. It starts on Tuesday 18th February at 8.00pm on BBC 2. 

We have 8 exciting episodes to look forward to. I can’t wait to see what wonderful creations will be made during Series 2 of the hit show. I look forward to us all chatting about the programme over on Facebook and Twitter. Don’t forget you can use the hashtag #GBSB to get involved with all the conversations about what is being made during the shows. 

The presenter of the show is Claudia Winkleman and the judges are May Martin and Patrick Grant. There are 10 contestants and their names are Cerina, Chinelo, Cliff, David, Heather, Jenni, Julie, Lynda, Simon and Tamara. You can read more about them all here.

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You can follow the Great British Sewing Bee on Facebook - https://en-gb.facebook.com/greatbritishsewingbee and on Twitter - https://twitter.com/sewingbee.

I look forward to watching the show and I know you too are all super excited to see sewing on our TV screens. Isn’t is fantastic! :o)

If you would like to apply to be on series 3 of the show then you need to contact Love Productions on sewing@loveproductions.co.uk. You have until 16th March 2014 and don’t forget you need to be a amateur home sewer and you cannot hold any sewing qualifications or sew for a living.

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I hope you all enjoy watching the show on Tuesday night, Make sure to spread the word so that all your sewing friends know to be watching BBC 2 at 8pm on Tuesday.

Best wishes,Kim



Valentine’s Day Sewing Projects For You To Stitch

Valentine’s Day Sewing Projects For You To Stitch


As promised last week, here are some links to Valentine’s Day and ‘heart’ themed sewing projects for you to make.

I hope you LOVE sewing them. :o)

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  • There is a tutorial for a beautiful Burlap Heart Garland on the Jedi Craft Girl blog. This would look stunning hung up around your home. If you are in need of a new keychain then you will also appreciate another one of Amanda’s tutorials for making a Quilted Heart Keychain.
  • There is a tutorial for a fun Heart Pocket Skirt over on the Pineneedle Collective blog. I love the cute design of this skirt.

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  • If you would like to revamp an old cardigan or jumper, how about adding some fabulous heart shaped elbow patches by following the tutorial from the Alida Makes blog.
  • If you love crafting with felt then you’ll adore this tutorial for a sweet little gift. The sewing instructions for the Heart Pocket Bracelet and Mini Purse can be found on the Merriment Design blog.
  • I am well and truly inspired by this ‘Love’ Mini Paper-Pieced Quilt by KelbySews (Tutorial is on the Sew Mama Sew blog). I love her tip about sewing the fabric scraps to the paper. I must try that.

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  • If you are looking for a really quick Valentine’s craft how about these felt candy hearts from Purl Bee. Simple but stunning!
  • If you are wanting to make a gift for a loved one - how about a gorgeous patchwork heart cushion. It’s so pretty! You could use upcycled fabrics from your old clothing, to add an extra special touch to the project. You will find the instructions for this ‘Valentine’s Make’ on the Sewn Studio blog.

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  • You are sure to love this tutorial for a Love Letter Cushion from the SummerCrafter blog. I love the heart shaped designs that have been stitched onto the cushion.
  • There is an amazing tutorial over on the Sunshine In The Attic blog for a Pieced Heart Pillow and Valentine Table Topper. I’m in love with this project and would love to make one of these cushions to go with the English paper pieced quilt I’m making for my daughter from her old clothes.

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  • This ‘Love Letters Mini Quilt' is so adorable. I love the colours and textures used in the design. The tutorial is on The Crafty Quilter blog.
  • If you want to sew yourself a delightful mini clutch bag to hold those handbag essentials such as keys and money, then look no further than this ‘Love Letter Mini Clutch Bag' tutorial from the Sew Together blog.

I hope you all have a great Valentine’s Day and enjoy stitching gifts, cushions and decorations for the occasion.

If you would like to share a photo with me of your Valentine’s creations then please do so by uploading them to our Sewing-Online facebook page or by tweeting me ( @sewing_online ). I’d love to see what you make. :o)

Happy Valentine’s Day for the 14th February!

Best wishes, Kim