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no-sew ribbon charm

How to make a no-sew ribbon charm

OO! here’s a gorgeous no-sew ribbon charm that we made using a really useful ribbon clasp. This ribbon clasp was included in the-s box January 2108. What a perfect little pressy for your bestie or why not start planning a handmade gift for Mother’s day?   You will need : a no-sew ribbon charm clasp from… read more

the-s box January 2018 Trim Selection

the-s box POWER PINK January 2018

What’s inside the-S box January 2018 ? It’s POWER PINK This is Box No 19 : here at the-stitchery, we are all loving the-s box selection for January. With a nod towards Valentines Day –we’re spreading the love! A crafty combination of four pink fabrics form the power base for this pink-themed box. From palest pastel Pink, magnificent… read more

the-s box October 2017 Neutral Metallic Trims

Fancy working here? we’re hiring…

the-stitchery, the knitting basket and Riverside Art & Framing are looking for another team member to start work ASAP   If you LOVE crafting (it is essential that you are able to KNIT and/or SEW), you might be just the person we are looking for… This position is permanent, part time for 16 hours per… read more

How to : sew a French Seam

We have opted to sew French Seams on the back and sides of the camisole view E on New Look pattern 6086 This versatile pattern is included in the-s box October 2017  ‘Neutral Metallics’   (We’re making it without the side-slits)   When starting any new sewing project, and particularly when stitching satin, change the… read more

SEW SATURDAY !!!

We’re sew happy to be taking part in the  3rd Sew Saturday event alongside national magazine, SEW. On Saturday 21st October 2017 sewing shops across the UK will be celebrating Sew Saturday, in association with leading publication Sew magazine. This is the third year in a row that the-stitchery will be taking part in this… read more

How to : make a fabric journal cover

How to : make a fabric journal cover

We love, love, love this fabric journal cover! Practical AND gorgeous;  we don’t know anyone who wouldn’t appreciate a version of this as a very lovely, hand crafted gift. COMPETITION : If you are reading this blog in September 2017, why not head over to TheStitcheryLewes on Facebook for a chance to win this actual… read more

How to : make a fabric journal cover

How to : cover buttons

In this ‘how-to’ blog, we show you how to cover buttons. Cover buttons give a really smart finish to all sorts of garments and craft projects. Often, cover buttons can give an authentic, vintage feel to retro garments where modern buttons might look slightly out of place. This gorgeous fabric journal cover features a 29mm… read more

all tied up

How to make a tie/wrap roll-bag brush/tool-holder thingy !

We sure don’t know what to call it but this ‘tie/wrap roll-bag brush/tool-holder thingy’ is very practical and very pretty ! COMPETITION : If you are reading this blog in August 2017 head over to TheStitcheryLewes on Facebook for a chance to win this actual wrap roll for a friend and the-S box August 2017)… read more

the-s box craft club : 6 boxes for the price of 5

the-s box CRAFTABLE CLUB

YAY! it’s finally here!! the-S box CRAFTABLE CLUB What is the-s box CRAFTABLE CLUB then? it’s your chance to get together with at least 5 other friends and form a monthly group, a bit like a book club but instead of discussing a book, you do and make using our inspirational, monthly subscription box from… read more

the-s box July 2017 Driftwood contents

PR and WIP : Work in Progress Driftwood July 2017

YAY!! How’s this for a a FAB bit of PR? It links seamlessly with this month’s beach inspired the-s box July 2017 This is our fabric and How to make a windbreak blog featured in the Simple Things magazine July 2017- thanks guys!   To tie up with the theme for the-s box July DRIFTWOOD and… read more

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