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December 19, 2023
Sew into 2024 with Confidence: Book Your Sewing Machine Service with Sewing Direct

Are you ready to embark on a year of creative sewing projects without a hitch? Look no further – Sewing Direct is here to ensure your sewing machine is in top-notch condition for a year filled with stitches and creativity! Start 2024 right by booking your sewing machine service with us this January. Why Choose […]

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December 5, 2023
Unveiling the Magic of Baby Lock: A Recap of our Demonstration Day with Katy at Sewing Direct Beeston

Sewing enthusiasts, mark your calendars! On the 5th of January, something magical unfolded at Sewing Direct Beeston. Our store played host to a thrilling Baby Lock Demonstration Day, featuring the expertise of none other than Katy from Baby Lock. From 10 AM to 2 PM, the event promised an immersive experience into the world of […]

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October 23, 2023
👻Easy Halloween craft project!!

Tassel ghosts look great and are so easy to make! All you need is some white yarn, black felt, scissors, a small book or firm cardboard, glue, and away you go!! I've used a glue gun for quickness, but any fabric glue will work.TOP TIP: If using fabric glue, use a cocktail stick or cotton […]

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September 28, 2023
How to Make a Pumpkin

You will need scissors, a needle, fabric, stuffing, strong thread or twine, and cinnamon sticks. Start off by cutting a circle out of your fabric - it doesn't have to be perfect! Sew a running stitch around the edge about 2.5cm in, leaving a good length of thread at the beginning and end. Holding both […]

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August 14, 2023
The Ultimate Guide to Making Your Own Sewing Pattern

Have you ever looked at a garment and wished you could create your own unique version? Well, you're in luck! In this comprehensive guide, we'll walk you through the art of making your own sewing patterns. From draping and drafting to modifying and deconstructing, we'll cover various methods to unleash your creativity. Whether you're a […]

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July 18, 2023
Sewing Basics: How to Sew a Zip

The ability to be able to sew a zip into whatever creation you have in mind is a truly underrated skill. Of course, it can be quite an intimidating idea if you don’t know how to sew a zip. But not to worry, this is where we come in. With years of experience helping hobbyists […]

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July 18, 2023
The Beginners Guide to Hemming with a Sewing Machine

When you’re new to sewing a lot of guides can come across as confusing and ultimately put you off trying new techniques and stitches. Here at Sewing Direct, we aim to keep our guides as simple as possible to ensure that everyone has a chance to learn a fantastic life skill. How to hem with […]

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May 24, 2023
5 Sewing Projects Worthy of The Great British Sewing Bee

The new 2023 season of The Great British Sewing Bee is finally upon us. As you can imagine, we’re huge fans of the program – it’s full of everything we hold near and dear to our hearts at Sewing Direct. Some of our absolute favourite sewing projects have come out of this event, and we’re […]

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April 14, 2023
Quilting 101: Learn all about Paper Piecing

Getting into quilting is a great hobby that yields great results, but with so many different styles and methods it can be difficult to choose your favourite quilting technique. Paper piecing is a quilting technique that is both effective and a fun challenge, and at Sewing Direct we have created a handy guide to paper […]

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March 29, 2023
The Beginners Guide to Applique

The applique sewing technique is one of the easiest to learn and involves the process of sewing two pieces of fabric together. Thanks to its simple nature, applique is a great way of decorating your favourite fabric household items such as cushions, tea towels, as well as clothes should you want to put your own […]

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Sewing Direct Beeston
133 High Road, Beeston, Nottingham, NG9 2LL
Email: -Info@sewingdirect.co.uk
Sewing Direct Mansfield aka Sally Twinkle
1-5 Handley Arcade, Mansfield, NG18 1NQ
Email: -shop@sallytwinkle.co.uk
Are both a trading name of Sewing Direct Midlands Limited
Registered in England & Wales, Company number: 14625487
Registered Office 133 High Road, Beeston, Nottingham NG9 2LL
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