Sewing for beginners with Tilly and the Buttons

Tilly and The Buttons Beginners Sewing Tips

Tilly Walnes answers all your burning beginners’ sewing questions…

Ten Tips to start sewing with Charlotte Newland

Charlotte Newland (Credit: @charlottesews)

The Great British Sewing Bee winner Charlotte Newland gives her expert advice to sewists who are just starting out…

Mollie Makes meets The Great British Sewing Bee’s Esme Young

The Great British Sewing Bee. Image credit: BBC/Love Productions/Mark Bourdillon

We caught up with The Great British Sewing Bee’s legendary judge Esme Young to find how she started sewing, all the gossip from this year’s show and the Hollywood stars she’s styled for the big screen.

How to sew a fabric wallet

Essential travel accessory for wanderers… sew up a simple fabric wallet in ten steps to store your loyalty cards, train tickets and more. The best part? You now have an excuse to use up some of your favourite fat quarters. Have fun colour matching! You will need: • Main outer fabric, 23x11cm (9⅛ x 4⅜”)… Continue reading

The Great British Sewing Bee 2016

Applications for the Great British Sewing Bee 2016 are open! Find out how to apply…

Mollie Makes meets Ryan, Great British Sewing Bee 3 contestant

We catch up with Ryan, recent Great British Sewing Bee 3 contestant to leave the sewing room to learn his top tips for sewers, his sources of inspiration and more. Want to know how the whiz kid learnt to sew? Read on… Please tell us a bit about yourself and your first sewing memory/experience of sewing…. Continue reading

Mollie Makes meets Matt, Great British Sewing Bee 3 contestant

We catch up with self-taught sewer, Matt of sewwhatsnew.co.uk and Great British Sewing Bee 3 contestant. Find out how he started sewing, where he finds inspiration and what his very first project was…

Great British Sewing Bee series 3

Great British Sewing Bee Judges

Series 3 of the Great British Sewing Bee returns next week (28 January 2015) giving makers a legitimate excuse to stay in every Wednesday…