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July Baby Quilt Club reveal!

This month is a girl month for our Baby Quilt Club members and we just love the Spring Walk swans so much we jumped at the opportunity to use them in one of our club bundles. Ava Rose and Goldilocks collections as well as some basics and matching Kona Cotton Solids. We think this colour combination of teal, fuchsia, mustard, baby pink and duck egg is so lovely!

July 2017 Baby Quilt Club Bundle

Clockwise from the top this bundle includes:

Kona Cotton Solids – Yarrow (Robert Kaufman)
TwistGold (Dashwood Studio)
Kona Cotton Solids – Bahama Blue (Robert Kaufman)
Spring WalkSwan Family by Little Cube / Sarah Betz (Cloud 9)
Kona Cotton Solids – Teal Blue (Robert Kaufman)
Ava RoseFlower in Blue by Deena Rutter (Riley Blake)
Kona Cotton Solids – Valentine (Robert Kaufman)
Cotton + Steel BasicsSprinkle in Petal (Cotton and Steel)
Kona Cotton Solids – Snow (Robert Kaufman)
GoldilocksGoldi Hatch in Coral by Jill Howarth (Riley Blake)
Kona Cotton Solids – Peach (Robert Kaufman
Spring Walk – Spring Birds in Pink by Little Cube / Sarah Betz (Cloud 9)

Want an awesome bundle of fabric delivered to your letterbox each month? Why not join one of our monthly clubs!

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Janome summer offers!

This summer Janome have some amazing deals for you! If you were thinking about treating yourself (or someone else) to a new sewing machine, now is the time! Here is a quick round up of what is on offer…

Janome J3-24 Sewing Machine

Special Price £199!

Save £30 on this excellent entry level mechanical machine. Perfect for beginners and more advanced sewists alike!

Janome J3-24

Janome DKS100SE Sewing Machine

Special Price: £479.00

Fully computerised with a host a great features this machine ticks all the boxes. Save £50 and get a Free Quilt Kit!

Janome DKS100

Janome Atelier 3 Sewing Machine

Special Price: £699.00

Bag a free quilt kit and save £100! The Atelier 3 is one of Janome’s newest range of computerised sewing machines with a longer arm than usual which is ideal for bigger projects and yet is equally suited to precision sewing.

JAnome Atelier 3

Janome Horizon 8200QCP Special Edition Sewing Machine

Special Price: £1,399.00

Save a massive £300! Part of Janome’s new generation of long-arm models, this stunning machine combines practicality and exciting features!

Janome Horizon

All offers are available until 13 August 2017. Happy Shopping!

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Six tips for choosing the right yarn for your knitting project

The lovely Allison and Rachel from Yarn in the City have been writing some yarn-focused blog posts for us to help inspire you with your knitting and crochet projects. We get so many question in the shop about what yarn to use for certain projects so the ladies have created this post to answer all those queries…Take it away, ladies! 

Yarn in the City

One of the things that we love about hosting our yarn-y events is introducing makers to the amazing world of yarn! There’s nothing more satisfying than seeing a knitter or crocheter’s eyes widen at the creative possibilities in front of them. But all that choice can come with a price in that it can be easy to get overwhelmed with too many options.

The biggest pitfall with all that choice can be choosing the wrong yarn for your project. Too often we’ve seen people get swept away by a gorgeous hank of yarn without a plan, hoping that “the yarn will tell me what it wants to be!” That’s all well and good sometimes, but it might be better to have an idea of what to look for in a yarn so that you make the perfect pairing right from the start?

We’ve come up with a list of questions to consider when planning your next project to help things go as smoothly as possible:

Choose the right yarn for your project

Who is my project for?

Just like an advertising executive will want to know who an ad is targeted at, you have to know your audience. Knitting for yourself or your Grandma is different from knitting for your toddler! A couple of things to consider:

  • What will the item be used for? A blanket for a new baby is a different kettle of fish from a cozy shawl for an ill friend.

  • Is the recipient going to handwash the item if needed or will they throw it in the machine with the rest of the laundry?

Take into account the personality of the person you’re making for – if they’re not likely to appreciate cashmere in their special holiday gift, do you need to splurge on the yarn?

Choose the right yarn for your knitting project

Why am I making this project?

A lot of us like to show our love for the special people in our lives by making them something. Holidays, birthdays, special anniversaries – they’re all great reasons for starting a new project. The big question to ask yourself here is how much time you have before the big day. Do you want to knit sweaters for your whole family for Christmas? Are you making a shawl for your friend who’s getting married? Think about how long other similar projects have taken you and if you realistically have enough time to make it to the finish line. Don’t forget that you’ll have to be done a few days before your deadline so you have time for finishing and blocking!

Choose the right yarn for your knitting project

What is my project? What is the gauge or tension?

Garment? Accessory? Toy? Other? Just as it’s important to know who you’re knitting for, knowing what you’re making can have a HUGE impact on your choice of yarn. Are you wanting to make a delicate lace shawl? Then maybe that super soft chunky yarn isn’t the best choice. It would be great for a blanket or last-minute accessory gift though! Is the project a sweater? A fluffly single-ply yarn will wear more easily and pill at friction points under the arms where the arm brushes against the body, so maybe it’s better saved for a project that will get less abrasion and wear, like a hat or cowl.

Check the gauge or tension given in the pattern to help figure out which weight of yarn is required.

A note about gauge and weights of yarn:

The weight of a yarn refers to how thick the yarn is and every yarn label generally provides a range of recommended needle or hook sizes. With many different yarn producers around the world, different size yarns can vary in what they’re called depending on where you are. We’ll get into this more in our next guest post!

Choose the right yarn for your knitting project

What is the fibre content of the recommended yarn in the pattern?

The combination of fibres used in a yarn contribute to the characteristics of the fabric created and how it will wear and drape. This is good information to have if you’re not able to find the exact yarn used in the pattern, as choosing a yarn with a similar fibre content can have the same desired look and feel in the finished piece. Knowing the fibre content is also important if you need to make any adjustments for climate or allergies/sensitivities to any fibres.

Choose the right yarn for your knitting project

Does my project need to be machine washable?

Remember our question about who you were knitting for? After all the hard work you’re going to put in it’s important to know how the project will be cared for. Is your recipient not great with the idea of hand washing or a busy mum who just wants to be able to chuck it in the laundry machine with everything else? Whether or not your project needs to be machine washable will be an important factor in your yarn choice. Don’t worry if you fall in love with a yarn that isn’t machine washable though – taking extra care by hand washing can be simple and easy thanks to no-rinse detergents like Soak that will keep your project looking like new for a very long time. And don’t we all want our projects to last as long as possible?

Choose the right yarn for your knitting project

Is budget a consideration?

Of course we all wish that budget were no object! The reality is though, that good quality yarns are not inexpensive. Yarns blended with cashmere, silk and alpaca will also cost more because those fibres are more expensive. A yarn that is commercially produced on a large scale will also cost less than a special skein of yarn that is hand-dyed by someone earning a living wage.

Choose the right yarn for your knitting project

Hopefully by answering even some of these questions you’ll help narrow your choices and find the perfect yarn for your project!

Thanks Ladies!

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Spotlight on: Marking tools

We have a number of great fabric marking tools in stock, but which one to choose?! Here is a quick round-up to help you decide.

Sewing marking tools at This Village Haberdashery

Good old fashioned Tailor’s Chalk

This is a hard chalk that is perfect for making crisp lines on fabric. It is most popular with tailors and dressmakers as it gives an accurate line to follow. We have two to choose from, either a set of three different colours or the beautiful Merchant and Mills chalk.

Tailors chalk

Tailor's Chalk

Water Soluble Pencil or Pen

These are very popular for embroidery projects to draw out your design on the fabric before stitching. Also handy for quick and easy pattern labelling/marking as you can just write like you would on paper. As it says in the name, it disappears with water… easy!

Water Soluble Pencil

Water Soluble Pen

Chaco Liner Pens

The modern day tailor’s chalk! This little pen is filled with loose chalk and has a rollerball on the end to distribute the chalk as you roll it along the fabric. It works very well when drawing straight lines with rulers as the fine point can get right up close to the side.

Chaco pens

FriXion Pens

“But these are for paper?” I hear you cry. They are excellent for fabric too! Their best feature is that they disappear when ironed over… magic! Perfect for short term temporary marks.

Frixion Pens

Hera Marker

This cool little gadget leaves a temporary crease which can be seen on both the front and back of your fabric without leaving any residue… super discrete! It is particularly popular with quilters to mark patchwork piece before stitching and can also be used to finger press seams.

Hera marker

Tracing Wheel (blunt edges) and Carbon Paper

This is used for tracing paper patterns onto your fabric. Super useful and means you don’t have to cut into your precious pattern!

Tracing wheel and carbon paper

Tracing Wheel (serrated edges)

Similar to the above but this tracing wheel has sharp spikes to leave a trail of tiny holes in the fabric. It is mainly used for thicker fabrics and you don’t need to use any carbon paper.

Serrated edge tracing wheel

You can buy all of our marking tools online here, or in person at our West Hampstead Shop!

 

 

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The colour of the month for July is teal!

This month’s Colour of the Month Club members will be receiving these bundles of teal stash builders! Teal is a real favourite of our customers (and us!) and we hope you love our selection as much as we do.

July Colour of the Month Club Designer Stash Builders Bundle

Clockwise from the top our selection is:

Cotton + Steel BasicsNetorious in Teal (Cotton and Steel)
Sew and SewApron Strings in Blue Raspberry by Chloe’s Closet (Moda)
Desert BloomButterflies in Turquoise by Sherri and Chelsi (Moda)
Ava RoseScratch in Teal by Deena Rutter (Riley Blake)
PandaliciousNi Hao Fairies in Hu by Katarina Roccella (Art Gallery)
TwistAzure (Dashwood Studio)
Checkers1/2″ Gingham in Teal (Cotton and Steel)
Garden Dreamer – Twinklestar in Blue by Maureen Cracknell (Art Gallery)
Hashtag – Teal (Riley Blake)
Nightfall – Nox Iridescence in Dim by Maureen Cracknell (Art Gallery)

And now for our solids bundle:

July Colour of the Month Club Kona Cotton Solids bundle

Clockwise from top our Kona Cotton Solids  selection is Teal Blue, Mediterranean, Oasis, Caribbean, Cyan, Turquoise, Breakers, Pool, Ultra Marine, Glacier,

Want a hand-picked bundle of fabric delivered to your letterbox each month? Join one of our monthly clubs!

 

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One paper pad, eight easy papercraft projects to try!

We have these totally lovely paper pads available in so many themes and motifs, but what should we make with them? The possibilities are endless but the super talented Laura Howard is here today to show us eight fun and easy papercraft projects you can make at home with just one pad! Take it away Laura!

Craft paper pads

Today I’m sharing some fun and easy ideas for crafting with paper and card.

Eight easy papercraft projects to try

This post was inspired by a range of gorgeous paper pads available from the Village Haberdashery’s shop. Each pad includes 30 sheets of co-ordinating paper and card (15 sheets of each), which all have a grid of squares on the back so you can easily cut straight edges.

Eight easy papercraft projects to try

I chose to work with the marbled paper pad – aren’t these patterns lovely?

Eight easy papercraft projects to try

As you can see, as well as the detailed marbled designs there are also some plain sheets in soft, ombré colours. You could use the papers for all kinds of fabulous crafty projects, but I’ve put together a few simple ideas to get you started!

1. Greetings Cards

I love sending handmade cards to my friends. Everyone loves a bit of proper post, and there’s nothing quite like a handmade card. Use simple shapes and geometric designs, layering patterns to create some stylish cards. Click here for some Greetings Cards Templates to recreate my designs, or draw your own.

Eight easy papercraft projects to try

Cut and fold a sheet of card to size (remember if you’re using the card from the pad there will be a grid of squares on the inside) or decorate some ready-made blank cards.

Use the card as a template to cut out a section from one of the ombré pieces. The subtle colour variations make a great backdrop for adding some bold shapes. Stick the paper to the front of the card with a glue stick, lining up the edges neatly.

Then cut out your chosen shapes and stick them in position. You can use layers of the plain paper to create frames for the shapes (like the heart) or just layer the patterned papers on top of each other.

If you want, you can use a fine pen to draw around the shapes to make them really stand out – but make sure you have a steady hand! (Can you spot where mine slipped?)

Eight easy papercraft projects to try

2. Envelopes & Notecards

As an alternative to making handmade cards why not make some handmade envelopes? These are lovely to send but they also make a great gift: make a set of five or six envelopes with co-ordinating notecards, add some plain address labels and tie them up in a bundle with a bit of baker’s twine ready for gifting.

Eight easy papercraft projects to try

Find an envelope you like the shape of or search online for some printable envelope templates. If you’re going to be making lots of envelopes, I’d recommend gluing the shape to a piece of card (part of a cereal box would be perfect) to make a sturdy template.

Trace the envelope shape onto the back of one of the patterned paper pieces. Cut it out and use a ruler and one blade of a pair of scissors to carefully score along the fold lines. Fold the paper into an envelope shape and use a glue stick to secure the edges. You can use more glue to close the envelopes later when they’re ready to send, or add a couple of strips of narrow double-sided sticky tape to the edges of the flaps.

To make the co-ordinating notecards, just cut rectangular pieces of card slightly smaller than the envelopes so they’ll tuck neatly inside.
Eight easy papercraft projects to try

Eight easy papercraft projects to try

3. Gift Wrapping

Pretty craft papers also make lovely wrapping paper! Use them to wrap small, special gifts or cut shapes from leftover scraps to create patterns on plain parcels.

Eight easy papercraft projects to try

I used the lid of a glue stick as a template to cut lots of identically sized paper circles, which I glued in a row across the parcel. You could cut different sized circles, glue them in rows or dot them at random, or explore different shapes like stripes and triangles. Get creative and turn a plain package into something fabulous!

Eight easy papercraft projects to try

4. Gift Tags

Another great way to make use of scraps of pretty paper and card is by making gift tags. Cut out lots of different shapes, layer colours and patterns, and see what you come up with!

Eight easy papercraft projects to try

Cut out a rectangle from one of the card sheets, punching a hole near the top and adding some string, twine or yarn to create the tag (or just decorate some plain ready-made tags!).

I added bands of plain and patterned paper, cutting them slightly wider than the tag and trimming them neatly to size once I’d glued them in position. I then added some card and paper circles in contrasting patterns to complete the designs, punched the holes and added some string.

Eight easy papercraft projects to try

5. Paper Chains

When was the last time you made paper chains? They are such fun to put together and make wonderfully colourful party décor.

Eight easy papercraft projects to try

Eight easy papercraft projects to try

Cut several sheets of the decorative paper into strips about 3cm wide (each sheet of paper makes 10 strips). Bend one strip so the two ends meet, securing them with a piece of clear sticky tape. Add a second strip interlinking with the first, and continue to build the chain mixing patterns as you go.

You can use one strip of paper per chain link, or make a chain like the one pictured with two strips placed together so the inside and outside of each loop is patterned.   

Eight easy papercraft projects to try

6. Bunting & Garlands

Bunting is a summer party classic! It’s so easy to whip up a length of bunting or a modern garland to decorate your space… then when the party is over it can be disassembled and the pieces returned to your crafty stash.

Eight easy papercraft projects to try

Use the Bunting & Garland Templates to cut out lots of bunting flags or circles from paper or card. Use a large, sharp sewing needle to poke two holes in each piece (at the top two points of the triangles or at opposite sides of the circles).

Use the needle to thread the flags or circles onto a long piece of sewing thread, yarn or thin twine. Double up the circles (as they tend to spin when hung up) and double the bunting flags if the back of the bunting will be visible when you hang it.


Eight easy papercraft projects to try

7. Party Food Toppers

Let your guests know what’s in your party treats with these colourful toppers. This is such a simple idea but a practical and pretty one.
Eight easy papercraft projects to try

Using the Food Topper Templates, cut circles from one of the less busily patterned card sheets to create labels for sandwiches, cupcakes and other party foods.

Add the important info in pen, and attach a cocktail stick to the back of each circle with a piece of sticky tape. You could also cut extra paper circles to scatter on the table-top for extra Instagram-ability!

Eight easy papercraft projects to try

8. Gift Boxes

If you’re giving a small gift, make it extra special by making a gift box. These boxes would also be perfect for wedding or party favours. Scrunch up some pretty tissue paper inside the box then add your gift.

Eight easy papercraft projects to try

Eight easy papercraft projects to try

Use the diagrams provided as a guide to drawing the box templates (one for the box itself, and one for the lid). If you’re just making one box, you can draw the template directly onto the back of the decorative card. If you’re planning on making lots of boxes you’ll save time by making some re-usable templates you can quickly draw around.

Draw and cut out one box and one box lid. I’ve designed the templates so both shapes will fit onto one sheet of card, but you can mix and match the patterns as you like.

Use a ruler and one blade of a pair of scissors to carefully score along the fold lines. Crease all the folds then use a glue stick to add glue to the four flaps (on the patterned/colourful side of the card) and carefully assemble the box and its lid.  

Eight easy papercraft projects to try

Thanks so much for these great ideas Laura! 

Eight easy papercraft projects to try

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Let’s all wear…food!

(I don’t mean let’s all have a massive food fight!) We have so many fun food related prints in stock at the moment just waiting to be stitched up into some amazing outfits. Here are a few ideas to work up your appetite!

This super cute strawberry print from Sevenberry would make the most adorable Geranium Dress! (I actually have some stashed myself to do just this!)

How about an Oliver + S – Art Museum Vest in this fun banana print (also by Sevenberry) for all those little monkeys out there!

A super sweet and simple sew with more Strawberries… the Two Stitches Frida Dress and Swing Top would work great with this quilting cotton from Riley Blake. (And it’s in the sale too!!!)

The most perfect Seersucker with Pineapples to make a summer dress…. the Christine Haynes Lottie Dress perhaps?

The Grainline Studios’ Willow Tank would be perfect in this cute apple print from Cotton + Steel.

And finally… Cocktails! Dressed up with the Sew Over It Eve Dress, or could be more casual with the Closet Case Patterns – Kalle.

Don’t forget to share your food outfits with #thevillagehaberdashery we can’t wait to see what you make!

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Top tips: Pattern matching stripes and plaids!

So you have found the perfect sewing pattern, and you have found the most perfect plaid or striped fabric but you are dreading getting all those lovely lines to match up! These fabrics are such a popular choice at the moment and look so good, don’t be put off by the pattern matching. Here are our top tips for matching those lines!

how to pattern match stripes and plaids

1.  Make any sizing alterations to the pattern and test with a muslin first. Once the pieces have been cut out any alterations will ‘mess up’ all your hard work with the matching! Always make a muslin!

2. Decide what falls in the centre of the garment. Depending on the type of plaid/stripe you will need to make decisions on which way up you want the pattern to be and which ‘line’ falls in the centre. As a general rule, it is best to place the most dominant colour or the one you want to be featured in the centre of the garment.

3. Make sure that your pattern is running in the same direction for all the pieces you cut. Sometimes plaids can look different when placed different ways up. Unless you are creating a contrasting section, you will want all your pieces to be placed in the same direction on the fabric.

4. Never cut on the fold! Most of the time stripes and plaids turn out slightly uneven and it is so difficult to get the pattern to sit straight when you can only see half of it. Lay your pattern piece on the fabric and draw around it in a water soluble pen, pencil or tailors chalk and then flip it over to do the other side. This way you will be able to get it perfectly in line.

5. Always mark the reverse of your pattern pieces. Sometimes it is not always clear which is the right and wrong side of a striped or plaid fabric and there is nothing more frustrating than spending all that time lining up your pieces to then not be able to work out which way up you intended them to be! It is also a good idea to mark the top/bottom of any square or rectangular pieces.

6. Prioritise the matching on a garment as follows: front and back, sides and shoulders. Seams that run down the front and back of a garment are the most noticeable so match these first. Then look at the side seams and shoulders which are not quite as essential.

7. Don’t be afraid to draw on your paper pattern pieces. This can help a lot. Once you have one piece ready, draw the pattern lines to help line up the next piece. Also adding the seam lines to your pattern pieces can help you to see which line/section of the print you need to be matching too.

8. Use the bias to create contrasts. Sometimes it is good to break the pattern up a little with a bias section. Turn your pieces so they sit diagonally on the fabric like we did with the waistband and pockets on our Sylvie Dress.

9. Take your time when cutting out. This is the most important step in the pattern matching process. Make a mistake here and you will be kicking yourself further down the line! Find a time to cut out your pieces when you can really concentrate without interruption and your results will be top!

10. Use plenty of pins to match up that pattern before sewing. You don’t want to spend hours getting all your pieces cut out to then rush the sewing bit! Pin each line together before sewing and take it slow on the machine. A walking / even feed foot may help with thicker fabrics to stop them shifting about.

I really hope these tips have given you more confidence to work with these amazing fabrics. As long as you take your time and really think about the placement you will be pattern matching like a pro in no time!

Don’t forget to show us your ace pattern matching with #thevillagehaberdashery

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Let’s get to know Lisa Falconer and The Avid Seamstress!

We are so happy to be now stocking the beautiful patterns by The Avid Seamstress and we invited the lovely Lisa Falconer to join us for a quick Q&A so you could find out all about her pattern company. You may recognise Lisa from her This is a Sewing Machine classes at our West Hampstead shop.

Lisa Falconer The Avid Seamstress

Tell us about The Avid Seamstress!

We’re a London based pattern company dedicated to helping modern women enjoy the art of sewing. With a dedication to producing quality products with easy-to-follow instructions, we strive to bring together a community of women to empower and inspire each other through sewing.

Describe the style of your garments in three words:

Versatile, multifunctional and understated.

Tell us about the woman you design for:

We design for the modern day woman who loves to create things that are beautiful. Age (and the trends that go with it) aren’t as important, so she wants timeless, quality patterns that she can put her own style into.

What body shapes work best with your patterns?

Our patterns are drafted on a B cup but our size range is 6-22 so you can adapt them accordingly.

Each pattern suits a different body shape:

The Day Dress has a fitted bodice which finishes on your waist and a gathered skirt so great for those wanting to accentuate their upper half. This is such a pretty dress!

The Sheath Dress is such a great pattern as it has a kimono sleeve so works with most bust sizes, the skirt has a pencil shape and you can decide if you want to put in the elasticated waist to nip you in at the waist. With minimal pieces to cut out this is a perfect beginner dress or those wanting to whip something up quickly!

The Raglan Adult Dress / Top is perfect for those that want a relaxed but gorgeous shape – it’s fitted around the neck/upper chest and then the dress flares out into an A-Line shape – perfect for those wanting nothing fitted around their waist but not look like they are wearing a sack!

Our new A-Line dress has a fitted bodice which sits on your high hip and has such a classically flattering silhouette. Featuring loose sleeves and sophisticated V-neckline, this garment will add timeless elegance to any wardrobe. A gorgeous full skirt with optional inner pockets makes this a beautiful day or evening dress.

We have a gorgeous new pattern that we have been working on for over a year! It’s called The Shift Dress and is so flattering! We’ve also changed our instructions with this dress, so they are now photographs instead of images! You are going to love it!

What should home dressmakers know about using your patterns?

Our patterns are designed to make sewing fun, we cover every step and guide you through the journey of making one of our garments. Our sewing patterns come in a gorgeous re-closable envelope to keep your lovely pattern pieces together once you have cut it out. Our instruction books are beautiful and will teach you new ways of sewing, such as our way of inserting an invisible zip! We include handy tips & hints cards to give you all the guidance you need.

We love sewing at The Avid Seamstress and find joy in empowering and inspiring women to create beautiful articles of clothing.

You can find out more about The Avid Seamstress on her website, follow her on Instagram and find The Avid Seamstress patterns in our shop here.

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A close up on our ‘Summer in the Garden’ Vignette!

Summer is here (I think!) and there is nothing better than sitting out in the garden with a good book or handwork project! Our latest vignette is inspired by long summer afternoons doing just this. Pop along to our West Hampstead shop to see it in person or keep reading to find out more!

Summer in the Garden Vignette

Our lovely summer lady is wearing the Christine Haynes Sylvie Dress in Checkers – 1/2″ Gingham in Santa.

Summer in the Garden Vignette

We love the big pockets with this pattern…. perfect for your sunglasses!

Summer in the Garden Vignette

You have to watch your pattern matching with this fabric! Keep an eye out for our helpful hints on pattern matching post coming soon.

Gingham Sylvie Dress

Summer in the Garden Vignette

We really wanted a summer chair for this display and there is nothing better (except perhaps a sandy beach) than a good old-fashioned deckchair!

Summer in the Garden Vignette

This one is another Ikea purchase and we have re upholstered it in the fun Trailer Travel in Light Green fabric from Michael Miller.

Summer in the Garden Vignette

The quilting cotton is strengthened with the original cover and some calico inside so we shouldn’t have any deckchair fails!!!

Summer in the Garden Vignette

We have the summer essentials ready… a good magazine, a fan to keep you cool, drinks and some snacks!

Summer in the Garden Vignette

Not forgetting some tea-lights for late night relaxing!

Summer in the Garden Vignette

The lovely and super talented Erin from BerinMade made those amazing paper flowers! How awesome are they!

They look so great hanging above our vignette in the shop and you can find out more about them in Erin’s new book, Paper Parties!

 We hope you enjoyed reading all about our ‘Summer in the Garden’ vignette. We would love to see all your summer makes too. Tag your creations with #thevillagehaberdashery. Happy Sewing!

Summer in the Garden Vignette

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