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Summer Skirt Sewing - Make the Libby A-Line with Sylvia

Addicted To Fabric - Sunday, December 06, 2015
Looking for a summer holiday sewing session? Come along and make this classic a-line skirt

using Sylvia's special tips and tricks for a fast finish - you may even get to a second skirt in a day! The pattern comes in short, mid and long lengths, can be made in knits or wovens and is suitable to be worn in all seasons - the perfect versatile wardrobe staple.To give you the most time available with Sylvia, places are limited so reserve your spot today!

Workshop fee includes pattern. Participants must have basic sewing skills.

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Fresh Summer Outfit Ideas

Addicted To Fabric - Tuesday, October 27, 2015

One of our new cotton voiles, rayons or any of our Italian shirtings, will take you from drab to DELIGHT! These fabrics will drape beautifully, keep you cool in the approaching happy season, and the print designs are like nothing else you will find ‘at the shops’

Pair this summer essential with a Tessuti Laura pant in fresh linen for a perfect smart casual BBQ outfit unlike anything you will find off the rack. 

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Your Makes - Show and Tell

Addicted To Fabric - Wednesday, September 02, 2015

It's so very thrilling for us when we get to see what you make from the glorious fabrics in the store. We order the fabrics and sell the fabrics but you, you are the magic makers who transform it. Here are some of your recent makes - do come and show us what you are up to, we love seeing what you've achieved! And do check out our Facebook page this week, we've found lots of beauties by our customers to share with you there

Kate has made a gorgeous skirt by modifying the Tessuti Eva Dress pattern:

Anne and Marion have finished up their Kantha Bags from class with Wendy Saclier:

Here is Beth in a bag making class with Sylvia (how great are those onions!):

You can find all of our workshops listed here. Do pop in with your recent makes, we all love a good show and tell!

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K.I.S.S. = Keep It Simple Sewing with Sylvia

Addicted To Fabric - Tuesday, July 07, 2015

By popular demand! You've been asking for more dressmaking classes, here they are! Over four days with Sylvia, you will refresh your wardrobe and make your basics come to life. Using Tessuti patterns and Sylvia's techniques, you'll learn tips and tricks for clothes with pizazz. Don't miss out, book your place now!

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The Megan Cardigan

Addicted To Fabric - Sunday, June 14, 2015

Another classic cut from Tessuti - a versatile and elegant cardigan which can be dressed up or down by varying the fabric choice. 

Pop in and try on the shop sample for size - you won't be disappointed in the drape of this beautiful cardigan. 

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