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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


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

Tassel Making - Close Up

How to : Tie a Tassel

So, we’re reliably informed that TASSELS are set to be all the rage this summer! Move over pom poms (no actually don’t! we love pom poms just as much as ever) but the humble tassel is so NOW, so right for elevation to the trim-tastic, top-dog position. We’re so excited because it turns out that… read more

Riverside is Open !

New Fabric delivery : Business as Usual

The outside of our lovely, old listed building may be covered in scaffolding but it’s business as usual here at Riverside. The building is getting prettified and updated but upstairs here at the-stitchery we’re there already with the latest fabric picks from Free Spirit and Kaffe Fasset. All priced at £19.95 our new delivery of 100% cotton… read more

Make a Father’s Day Card drop-in Workshop

Saturday 17th June 2017 between 10am and 2pm Come and bring your little treasures to join TashTori’s Victoria Marchant for a drop in ‘Make and Take’ Workshop. Let the talented and creative Victoria guide them through a ton of ideas for making an original Father’s Day card that he will treasure forever. They will have… read more

Festival Workshop : Flowers and Feathers in your Hair

Work shop: Flowers in your Hair (or Anywhere) !

With the arrival of the amazing new POP UP space upstairs in Riverside TashTori’s talented and creative Victoria Marchant will be running a series of Festival Make and Take Work shops during Half Term on Wednesday 31st May 2017. Why not book online and join her?  Each work shop lasts one hour; these single, fun hours of creative making… read more

New ! POP UP space launched at Riverside

WOW! Goodness we are so so excited! look at this lovely POP UP space (3.5m x 1.75m) upstairs at Riverside   Guess what ? it’s available to hire… Do you want to use this friendly, light and open space to promote your business reach new customers try out business ideas market or test a new product gather your… read more

How to: make a fruity piped pincushion

How to : make a (juicy) piped pincushion

Here’s a cute little project to use up some scraps of fabric, felt and bias binding. It will also help with learning new skills to insert piping and top stitching.     You will need: scraps of fabric ( we used poly cotton poplin) scraps of felt to decorate bias binding and piping cord for piping or ready… read more

Top Team Makes

You know it’s nearly Christmas when the-stitcheryettes start making their tree decs ! Lesley, (who has been with us for over a year and has only just agreed to  having her photo  taken and profile uploaded…) brought in these super-cute, hand-stitched rustic, felt hearts   ….and a week later these gorgeous extras arrived how gorgeous… read more

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