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We just love the new Menagerie collection by Rifle Paper Co., especially the six beautiful cotton linen canvas designs. Perfect for making skirts, bags, espadrilles, cushions, or even for upholstering a chair, the Menagerie cotton linen canvas by Rifle Paper Co. is now available for pre-sale. For tips on sewing with this versatile substrate, click here.
And how cute is this Jungle print in Hunter Green, with leopards, tigers and birds?
The Rifle Paper Co. Menagerie collection of 28 fabrics is due to arrive in August, but you can pre-order now to be the first to receive them. View the six cotton linen canvas designs here, and the whole Menagerie collection here.
Nothing says summer elegance quite as well as a dramatic caftan, and the Charlie Caftan is a fresh take on this warm weather staple. This pattern is perfect for light to medium weight wovens such as linen, chambray, silk, rayon, batiste and voile, and we’ve rounded up a few of our favourites here. Shop the Charlie Caftan pattern here, and all our Closet Case patterns here.
If you want to sew your own clothes but are put off by the idea of cutting out pattern pieces covered with dotted lines and symbols, this is the book for you! Using Rosie Martin‘s innovative method, you begin with nothing but a rectangle, circle or triangle of fabric and some basic body measurements to create your own clothes. Shop No Patterns Needed here, and Rosie’s first book DIY Couture here.
We have some beautiful Everlasto Baker’s Twine in stock, including four sparkly shades! Baker’s Twine is fun for wrapping gifts, card making, decorating and more! Everlasto Basker’s Twine is manufactured in the UK in 100% natural soft cotton, and is available in 50m and 100m spools. Check out Pinterest for loads of inspiration, and shop our Baker’s Twine here.
Get organised this summer with a Ban.do agenda! Not just your average planner, it’s also an art gallery, a cheerleader, a top secret document, a personal assistant, and a best friend. With handy year, month, and week views, tons of notes pages, colour-coded tabs, stickers, weekend to-dos, compliments, a neat poster, and so much more, it’s pretty much the agenda of your dreams. Our current selection of agendas start in August, so this is the perfect time to snap one up and start getting organised for your best year ever! Shop all our Ban.do agendas here.
By popular demand, we’ve designed an Isosceles Triangle Masterclass for intermediate and advanced quilters! This class will take you through the tricky bits of isosceles triangle patchwork including how to cut triangles with a ruler, deal with bias seams and sew precise and sharp points while working on a baby or lap-size pyramid quilt top. You’ll be able to keep your isosceles triangle ruler and you’ll leave with the confidence to complete your quilt top at home! This-day class is scheduled for 22 July and 9 September and you can sign up here.
This week, save 20% on all sweatshirt fabrics and ribbing! It’s British summer and you never know what you’re going to get, so we’re here to help you layer up! Make a Grainline Linden or a Charlie Hoodie for your kiddo! Use code SWEAT20 to save.
We are also clearing out our sale section with an extra 25% off all already reduced items, including bolt ends while stocks last! No code necessary – the discount will come off at checkout!