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best fabric for underwear and lingerie

When it comes to the best fabric for underwear, it will all depend on your….desired usage, if you know what I mean. From sexy babydolls to the more practical slips for defining your shape, lingerie can be worn alone or as underwear. Making your own underwear is an empowering sewing project, especially as you get to make something perfectly fitted to your […]

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8 of the Best Fabrics for Summer Clothing There’s nothing worse than that sticky, sweaty feeling when it’s ‘el scorchio’. You rather want to flail your arms around in that envious care-free summer manner. So, when the weather is hot hot hot, make sure you’re not not not that person everyone avoids on the tube and discover our pick […]

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Where to Start Sewing for Beginners  When it comes to sewing for beginners, where to start with your sewing kit can often get overlooked. Needles? Check. Threads? Check. Ready to go? Not just yet! There’s a whole array of other useful things you should have in your beginner’s sewing kit from day one, allowing you to breeze through your first craft […]

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hokusai beyond the great wave exhibition

It’s worth braving the crowds at the British museum to see ‘Hokusai: beyond the great wave’ this summer. Aside from the insights in to Japanese culture and image making, there’s a lot of personal branding tips for artists to learn and how to make a living from your art. This is so relevant to modern creative practice. […]

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best fashion designers oscars 2017 blog

If you’re anything like us, the most anticipated highlight of the 89th Academy Awards ceremony on Sunday 26th February was the red carpet arrival. An event in its own right, this spectacle of haute couture fashion and extravagant designs can often steal the show, with many a frock still being referenced days, weeks and years later. It’s the […]