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  1. Sewing your own bunting

    So, we all know in the summer all you want to do is sit outside in your garden sipping on a nice iced beverage enjoying the sun (when we have some). Well right now the sun is shining and there is only one more thing I can think of to make this summer more fun in your garden- bunting! 25mm...
  2. How To: Make your own Drawstring Bag

    If you are a fan of handmade gifts, then you might find yourself a little disappointed when it comes to presentation – after spending time and effort putting a lot of love into your creations, it seems a bit of a shame to put them in a shop-bought gift bag or cover them up in wrapping paper. Have you ever...
  3. Sewing & Summer Fabrics

    With all of this cold weather we're currently suffering, a lot of our customers are staying inside and cracking on with a lot of Sewing projects to keep themselves busy. As I am personally looking forward to the summer this year, I am working on a number of dresses that I can wear when the weather is a bit warmer...
  4. Sewing with Sheer Fabrics at Calico Laine

    Whether you're Sewing that beautiful evening gown or a cool, billowing blouse for everyday wear, it's important to choose the right fabric to work with. Using a sheer fabric can completely change the look of a garment, or add a new dimension to one by acting as a floaty overlay. In today's blog, we'll be talking about the sheer fabrics...
  5. Sewing - an ancient hobby

    Sewing is one of the oldest textile arts in the world and is used within a variety of industries, most notably fashion and footwear. Before the industrial revolution, sewing was still very much a skilled industry with many people working out of their own homes, offering their services as seamstresses and tailors. With the invention of the sewing machine by Thomas...

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