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Fancy working at the-stitchery?

We’re hiring the-stitchery, the knitting basket and Riverside Art & Framing are looking for two more team members to start work ASAP If you LOVE crafting (it is essential that you are able to KNIT and/or SEW), you might be just one of the people that we are looking for… The successful candidates will have… read more

Fryetts Fabrics

We are now stocking a gorgeous little capsule collection from Fryetts Fabrics comprising two oilcloths and six printed canvases. Based in Manchester, Fryetts is a long established supplier of decorative curtain, blind and upholstery fabrics with it’s own in-house design studio, so these gorgeous cotton canvas fabrics are UK designed and printed.   They are top quality… read more

Waouh Wool

WAOUH ! arm knitting wool

WOW! that’s how Waouh Wool is pronounced! This fabulously soft and extraordinarily thick Merino arm-knitting wool from Bergere de France is now on sale at the-stitchery And if you don’t want to knit on your arms, you can crochet with your fingers, or we also have giant 25mm and 30mm needles to knit it up with It… read more

the-S bag

How to make the-S bag : a reversible shopping bag (in a bag)

Have you recently bought the-S bag kit? here’s how to stitch it up… Included in the kit 50cms of printed poly-cotton poplin 50cms of gingham (or another poly-cotton) to make up the lining a small piece of plain poly- cotton (to form the cord channel) a small square of spot print cotton fabric to form the corner pouch… read more

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

French Seam

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


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

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