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What to make with Liberty fabrics

Liberty fabric makes ..

by Susan on May 17, 2015

By Hand Kim Dress hack using Liberty Tana Lawn Betsy …. Kim Dress pattern hack tutorial featuring Liberty Lawn – Betsy fabric is now on the By Hand blog! Lining with a co-ordinating plain fabric brings out the vibrant fabric print. Another Liberty make.. using Liberty cord – Miranda .. Maxine has shared her gorgeous […]


By Hand & Liberty Leftovers

by Susan on April 12, 2015

By Hand patterns ….. We have the paper version of the By Hand patterns in stock including the new By Hand Sophia Dress There are 2 versions of this lovely summer/party dress – the sleeker option above or the fuller skirted below We also have the By Hand Kim, Georgia, Flora, Anna & Elisalex dress […]


Liberty Needlecord fabrics at Sewbox…

by Susan on December 15, 2013

Liberty Needlecord pinafore dresses … Just wanted to share these delightful pinafore dresses that Stella has sewn using the Liberty Needlecords and Kwik Sew Pattern 3864 These dresses are aged 4 years and take just under a Metre of fabric.  Kwik Sew Pattern 3864 is for Ages 1 to 4 years (£8.99) and has a […]

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Free Tickets … for the Country Living Christmas Fair – Business Design Centre, Islington – Weds, 30 October – Sun, 3 November I have in my hand 6 Complimentary Tickets which are valid for the Weds, Thurs, Fri or Sunday infact any day except Saturday 2nd Nov.  If you would like a ticket – please […]


New Sewaholic Saltspring Dress pattern ….. Received in stock today, here is the latest from Tasia Ponia at Sewaholic.  Tasia comments “The Saltspring Dress is a breezy, relaxed sundress perfect for hot summer nights and days at the beach. It comes in two lengths, a full-length maxi dress and an above-knee length dress. The maxi […]


New Liberty Tana Lawns at Sewbox ….

by Susan on February 8, 2013

New Liberty Tana Lawns in stock at Sewbox ….. Special Price of £12.95/M 135cm wide – from ditsy to larger prints – just being loaded onto system. New Liberty Tana Lawns Liberty Lifestyle – Bloomsbury Collection and New Stile collection 60 plus in stock – £14/M or £3.50 FQ  100% cotton Thank you all for […]


Mans Shirt to Retro Blouse – Sky Turtle Sewing Blog …. The lovely Ina from Barcelona has done it again – another innovative re-fashioning.  Here is an excerpt from her blog …’ “So. Autumn is here and what a better time to go through your closet, see what you like and what you’re not wearing […]

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Button Down Shirt to Dress – Sky Turtle Sewing Blog …. ‘Reuse, remake, mend. Spend, buy, consume.’  Ina Ghita has produced her second Liberty refashioning tutorial and she asks .. ‘How many clothes do you buy in a month? What about a year? And how many of those do you end wearing more than once? […]

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…. upcycle and refashion your existing wardrobe ….. at minimal cost! Thanks to Cloth Magazine (Summer 2012) for some brilliant ideas. Cloth have up-cyled a plain dress with a stylish ‘in’ peplum using Liberty Kingly Cord – LKC03276157B – Mirando An incident with the iron, gave Cloth magazine this idea to re-vamp a damaged Tee […]


Thanks to all of you who entered the recent Sewbox Liberty fabric ‘give-away’ and to The Sewing Directory for facilitating this. Entrants were asked for suggestions of what they would make, and out of which Liberty fabric.  I am amazed by the numbers who took the time to enter and the plethera of ideas you […]

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