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Sewing Snuggly Sweatshirts

Sewing Snuggly Sweatshirts

Jan 27, 2021Dorota Potorska

Even as someone who's always enjoyed being in casual, lounging gear, I've never appreciated sweatshirts more than I do now. Working at home full-time during the colder months, and indeed...

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Sewing your own Ladies Underwear

Sewing your own Ladies Underwear

Jan 20, 2021Dorota Potorska

As promised last time, I'm here to chat to you all about sewing ladies underwear today. Having recently tried out 5 FREE patterns, I can't wait to give you my...

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Making Kids Underwear

Making Kids Underwear

Dec 04, 2020Dorota Potorska

I don't know about you, but when I first started sewing (just over 10 years ago), my projects were almost exclusively dresses; sewing and then wearing me-made dresses gave me...

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Sewing Machine Covers

Sewing Machine Covers

Nov 12, 2020Dorota Potorska

You know you are overdue sewing piping when you find 2 lots of "naked" piping cords in your stash when you are about to click "confirm purchase" to buy some...

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Matching Joggers for Mum & Daughter

Matching Joggers for Mum & Daughter

Oct 29, 2020Dorota Potorska

Please Note: We don't always have stock of the specific fabrics shown in our blog posts. So, we have changed any links to take you to the category of fabric...

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Easy hacks for the FREE Kids T-shirt pattern

Easy hacks for the FREE Kids T-shirt pattern

Oct 20, 2020Dorota Potorska

Have you sewn up your own version of the FREE Basic T-shirt pattern for kids yet? A free pattern is awesome enough in itself (especially one with a beautiful neck seam...

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Peter Rabbit Dress & Pattern

Peter Rabbit Dress & Pattern

Apr 22, 2020Clean Canvas Collaborator

Who doesn't like Peter Rabbit? My 19-month old toddler Freya is certainly a big fan! I am biased, but she is at such a cute age at the moment -...

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Projectors for Sewing - Sewing Patterns projected directly onto your Fabric

Projectors for Sewing - Sewing Patterns projected directly onto your Fabric

Apr 03, 2020Dorota Potorska

Have you heard of the new craze in sewing world? It’s called projectors for sewing, or projector cutting! and it's taking the Sewing Community by storm.      Imagine never...

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My quest for the perfect summer dress

My quest for the perfect summer dress

Apr 01, 2020Dorota Potorska

Have you been looking for a special kiddie dress that’ll be perfect for the coming  summer months? Thankfully I found the perfect pattern in Slpco - Malibu!!! With its twirly...

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Sew your own socks! Super quick and easy sewing project

Sew your own socks! Super quick and easy sewing project

Mar 13, 2020Dorota Potorska

Have you ever tried sewing socks? If you haven't, now is a perfect time! With just a few scraps of jersey, sewing machine and free pattern from Ellie and Mac...

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Whimsical woodland dungarees + pattern round-up

Whimsical woodland dungarees + pattern round-up

Nov 03, 2019Clean Canvas Collaborator

Whimsical DungareesLet’s talk dungarees today. By dungarees, I mean the type that's made with knit fabrics - onesie without sleeves, if you will, and those that are often referred to...

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Tulip Tutorial and free pattern

Tulip Tutorial and free pattern

Sep 19, 2019Dorota Potorska

It's still so wintery outside but I'm longing for some spring sewing. These beautiful tulips are just what I need. Very simple and quick project - instant joy! Here is...

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Various types of fabrics and how to buy them online

Various types of fabrics and how to buy them online

Sep 19, 2019Dorota Potorska

It is not easy to buy fabrics without being able to touch it, feel the softness, drape and weight. It’s tricky to figure out if the gorgeous print you see...

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Baby jacket with ears! Adding Bunny Ears to Kids Clothing

Baby jacket with ears! Adding Bunny Ears to Kids Clothing

Sep 19, 2019Dorota Potorska

What makes baby clothes even more adorable? Ears! (obviously) Seriously, I find baby cardigans and coats totally irresistible when they have ears, and I'm pretty sure that I am not...

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Make your own duvet cover set

Make your own duvet cover set

Sep 19, 2019Dorota Potorska

There is nothing more satisfying than jumping into brand new crisp bedding at night. Well, maybe a crisp new bedding made by you! It's really easy to sew - just...

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Baby leggings pattern round-up

Baby leggings pattern round-up

Sep 19, 2019Dorota Potorska

I'm pleased to be back here today sharing my latest make with you, and to talk more generally about baby and kids legging patterns in a little round-up. Trust me,...

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All about PJs - Free Pattern Round Up

All about PJs - Free Pattern Round Up

Sep 19, 2019Dorota Potorska

A pattern round-up from Alice from Queen of Darts, this time on free pyjama patterns. Whilst my summary below will focus on kids PJs, there will be some mention of patterns for...

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