Yes, it's arrived! Our Christmas fabric collection for 2020 and we've finally gone traditional. In 2018 we had Zen Chic's black, grey and gold 'Metallic Christmas'. In 2019 we had Dashwood's scandi red white and blue 'Skogen'. Now, for 2020 we have Makower's classic, traditional Victorian reds, greens and golds! Hooray I hear you cry! … Continue reading Christmas in July 2020
This is our last episode of this unpicked series. It's been so much fun to do. We are all amateur sewers and love crafting. It's been lovely to follow these talented bunch on tv and chart their development and progress with you all. It doesn't matter what week which sewer went out on, they are … Continue reading Sewing Bee Series 6 Final
We're up to week 9 of 10! Only one more episode left! We've had great fun making them. It's such a creative, entertaining programme. Who do you want to win the final? I'm wanting Clare to win! https://youtu.be/--whT_kQS_Q 0:08 | Intro chat about Movie Week - did it work? 3:45 | The Pattern Challenge - … Continue reading Sewing Bee Series 6 Semi Final
It's now week 6 of The Great British Sewing Bee and this week we welcome Janet from series 5! https://youtu.be/_0X2YvdKJAA We first started doing these episode reaction/review shows of The Great British Sewing Bee last year and Janet was one of our favourites right from the start and we loved talking about her makes. So … Continue reading Janet from series 5 joins us!
The Great British Sewing Bee is back and that means so are our chats! https://youtu.be/elVm2AhCUWw We loved doing these reaction/review episodes last year and hearing what you all thought so we're doing it again this year! We're not letting the current situation stop us, so with the wonders of technology, we're zooming together! Important: Here … Continue reading Sewing Bee Series 6 Chats
A new mini fabric collection has just arrived at the shop. Tiny Tots from Michael Miller fabrics has 2 gorgeous panels and we LOVE panels at The Woolpatch. Playful Puppy Cuddly Cat They both come with their own special co-ordinate 'DOT' fabric. These would make perfect backings for the panels. Playful Puppy Dot CX8457 CloudCuddly … Continue reading Tiny Tots Panels
It's arrived! The Christmas Collection for The Woolpatch 2019! Skogen by Dashwood Studio. Skogen is Swedish for Forest. It's a bit more traditional than the Zen Chic Black and Grey collection we had in last because of the reds and golds but it still is modern and different which is what I try to get … Continue reading Skogen – Christmas 2019
A new fabric collection has arrived at The Woolpatch! It's called Regency Sussex by Christopher Wilson-Tate for Moda Fabrics. Many of the quilts found in Christopher Wilson-Tate’s forty years of collecting antique quilts have come from Sussex. The prints date to 1780 and 1800, and have been carefully reproduced in colour and scale, then named … Continue reading Regency Sussex Fabric
We have Dot Ronaldson coming in to the shop this May & June teaching Free Motion Embroidery in many different ways! You can be a complete beginner to Free Motion Embroidery on your sewing machine and you'll still be very welcome on any of the classes. Dot will adapt to suit your experience levels. The … Continue reading Free Motion Embroidery Classes
It's the Quarter Finals already of the Great British Sewing Bee. If you've been watching the series then you may enjoy listening to our chats about each episode and how it's inspiring us all to get sewing and creative. Spoilers galore in the chats so don't watch if you're not up to date. The Quarter … Continue reading Sewing Bee Chat – #6 Quarter Finals!