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Christmas gift guide

Christmas gift guide

Christmas is less than a month away now so if you haven't already started, now's the time to get underway with your Christmas shopping. Happily, we have lots of things that would make perfect gifts for all the family. We still have a couple of the amazing Krea Deluxe...

Announcing our new collaboration with Seasalt Cornwall

Announcing our new collaboration with Seasalt Cornwall

Our family has had its roots in Falmouth for many generations now and when we had the opportunity to launch a business and open a shop, there was only one place we wanted to be. Falmouth is a unique place full of creative energy, with its own unique vibe and the Old...

Our favourite patterns for colder weather

Our favourite patterns for colder weather

With a new season comes a host of new patterns and ideas for new garments that can be made from existing patterns. Here's a quick round up of patterns we have - both sewing and knitting - that would be perfect for boosting your cold weather wardrobe. New in stock for...

Why go on a retreat or a workshop?

Why go on a retreat or a workshop?

Why go on a retreat or workshop? From my own experience having attending numerous workshops, and then going on designated retreats, I know taking time out from the ‘real world’ to focus on something that's just for you can appear indulgent, but it is a great...

Shelby Dress Pattern by True Bias

Shelby Dress Pattern by True Bias

After several requests from my daughter for me to copy one of her favourite dresses I was excited to see the launch of the new True Bias pattern for the ‘Shelby’ dress and romper because as soon as I spotted it I knew it was close enough to the beloved dress to help...