April 2020

  1. Where To Buy A Handmade Face Mask

    Where To Buy A Handmade Face Mask
    Part of the reason the public was asked not to wear face masks was because there was a fear that if everybody bought them there wouldn't be enough medical masks for front line and medical personnel who really need them. This means that wearing home sewn fabric masks and face coverings is a great way to go if you'd like...
  2. Mask Making: Pattern Reviews

      First off - this is not the forum to a debate about whether mask wearing is a good idea or effective. We made the decision back in early April to decide to wear masks when out of the house since I read this review by one of my health heroes, Dr Zoe Harcombe. I respect her opinion and ability to decipher...
  3. Mask Making: Fabrics & Notions

    Mask Making: Fabrics & Notions
    Since I posted my latest face mask make on social media  we have been inundated with questions about suitable patterns, fabrics and notions so I thought a round up post was prudent. It looks more likely that mask wearing is going to be part of our future as more countries start to recommend the public wear masks.  I will also add...
  4. Website Availability Update 29th April

      29th April 2020 We are now able to commit to dispatching within 7 days, and most days we are ahead of this target. Yay! 22nd April 2020 We have re-opened website for online orders but please allow 7-14 days for us to dispatch your order as we are still operating with skeleton staff. Please also be aware that Royal...
  5. Celeste By Ali Brookes for Dashwood Studio

      Oh. My. Golly. Gosh..... Celeste is the latest collection by Ali Brooks for Dashwood Studio and is one to make you gasp. You'll find elegant, magical winged horses, butterflies, planets and can you spot the unicorns? They're hidden away! The metallic shimmer on some of these prints will add a bit of luxury to your projects. We just love the painterly stripes and...
  6. Fabric for the NHS

    350m of scrubs fabric going out to the Cambridgeshire Scrub Hub Thank you to all of you that have been in touch wanting to get involved with sewing for the NHS. Our frontline staff have been in need of scrubs, scrub hats, laundry bags, ear saver headbands and more, and it's amazing to see such an army of home...
  7. Website Availability Update 22nd April 2020

        22nd April 2020 We have re-opened website for online orders but please allow 7-14 days for us to dispatch your order as we are still operating with skeleton staff. Please also be aware that Royal Mail and may couriers are also experiencing delays in delivering presently. We are reviewing this situation daily. Thank you for your continued support...
  8. Website Availability Update 14th April

      14th April 2020 We have closed the website again temporarily whilst we catch up. It will be reopened again as soon as we're able to. 13th April 2020 We have re-opened website for online orders but please allow 7 days for us to dispatch your order whilst we are still operating with skeleton staff. Please also be aware that...
  9. Website Availability Update 4th April

      13th April 2020 We have re-opened website for online orders but please allow 7 days for us to dispatch your order whilst we are still operating with skeleton staff. Please also be aware that Royal Mail and may couriers are also experiencing delays in delivering presently. We are reviewing this situation daily and may close the website again if...

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