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My Guilty Pleasure - The Patchwork and Quilting Club

December 12, 2020

‘My Guilty Pleasure Patchwork and Quilting Club’ Coming in February 2021

My Guilty Pleasure - Monthly Sewing subscription Pleasure Boxes

February 23, 2020

Is your guilty pleasure fabric? Do you crave it? Do you find yourself buying it but not really sure what to make, it was just too pretty...?

Stitching a Christmas Robin - Free pattern download

October 6, 2019

We have recently joined forces with Lauren from Sew Cosy Patterns to create a range of cute, easy to follow patterns - this is the first!

Easy Up-cycling!!

August 10, 2019

I don't have a lot of spare time which is why I really love the ease of chalk paint!

The Fully Reversible Cutie Pie Romper

May 10, 2019

The Cutie Pie Romper is a perfect little outfit for little legs and ideal for those 'mucky' days as it is two outfits in one!!

Britannia - Lewis & Irene

March 12, 2019

Britannia - The New Lewis and Irene fabric range now available

Fabric shop in Eastbourne

December 30, 2018

You can find our lovely fabric shop at The Enterprise Centre in Eastbourne Town Centre. We are situated next door to Eastbourne Station.

Lewis & Irene Snow Day Christmas Stocking Panel

October 12, 2018

Every year, Lewis & Irene launch a new collection of Christmas 'panels'.

Jersey Skirt Tutorial

July 3, 2018

I got my overlocker a few months ago, I was quick to get it out of the box and get going with it.

Sewing with Jersey - overcoming my fear of paper patterns

June 17, 2018

My husband is usually very tolerant of the chaos I create when I’m sewing. The half finished projects left out ready for me to pick up again

Why was I so scared of tackling a quilt?

June 7, 2018

If you sew then I can bet that at some point in your life you’ve dreamed of making a quilt.

*Guest Blog Post* Introducing.. Samantha Cooley

April 22, 2018

We all have that one friend, you know the one, the one that does the school run with perfect make up, an outfit that actually matches...

Stitching with Jersey - the 'no pattern' pattern!

March 6, 2018

I’ve been sewing for a number of years now but one thing that I never plucked the courage up to try was sewing with Jersey!

I've pattern tested the gorgeous Tilly and the Buttons 'Coco' dress and absolutely LOVE it!

February 1, 2018

I've pattern tested the gorgeous Tilly and the Buttons 'Coco' dress and absolutely LOVE it!

Tilly and the Buttons - modern and easy to use sewing patterns 'for a whole new generation'.

October 6, 2017

Since starting Little Miss Sew 'n' Sew I've really enjoyed providing children's sewing patterns and seeing all the lovely pattern variations

Christmas Fabric - Holidays are coming! Michael Miller Classics and Christmas Sewing Projects

September 22, 2017

Well this is a bit of an overdue update! I haven’t written a blog post since the beginning of the summer!

We are delighted to present the Party Dress Stitching Pack!

May 17, 2017

Team Little Miss Sew ‘n’ Sew have been busy putting together the perfect Party Dress Get Stitching Pack. We think this dress pattern is...

Birdsong for Dashwood Studio

May 16, 2017

This utterly gorgeous collection enables you to create something bright and cheerful to make you smile and appreciate nature everyd will...

Lewis & Irene 'Welcome to the World'

May 7, 2017

When Jodie and I started to research which manufacturers we wanted to stock in our Little Miss Sew ‘n’ Sew shop there was one...

A Gorgeous Keepsake to be Treasured Forever!

May 3, 2017

Introducing the ‘Little Miss Get Stitching Packs’. There are two packs to choose from. Inside each pack is everything you need to create...

Elsie and Gigi’s Flutterby Dress

April 24, 2017

I first started sewing when my daughter Elsie was 2 years old. I started with some bunting and cushions and then wanted to start sewing...

The Easy ½ metre Tea Break Tote (costing £3.50-6.40)

April 13, 2017

I’m a huge fan of simple sewing projects, I love the sense of achievement they bring - uncomplicated, stress free, quick yet beautiful!

It’s The Easter Holidays

April 6, 2017

It’s the Easter holidays and like many working Mum’s I’m currently juggling working, along with keeping the house tidy(ish), answering...

Everyone Can Sew!

April 3, 2017

Since setting up our fabric store so many people have said to me ‘I wish I could sew’. So why don’t you? As Nikola once said to me...

Welcome to Little Miss Sew ‘n’ Sew!

February 2, 2017

So here we are – our first ever blog!! Let us introduce ourselves, we are two busy, working Mums, Nikola and Jodie.