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  • Friday, August 26, 2016

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    Top Sewing!

    Top Sewing!

    Hola! What have you all been sewing lately? Here's a little update on my sewing adventures! I was inspired recently when I popped my head in to our Introduction to Bodice Fitting (http://www.ministryofcraft.co.uk/workshops/all-courses/c160911-pattern-cutting-introduction-to-bodice-fitting) workshop and decided to turn my bodice block into a top. I wanted to have a go at pin tucks - something I haven't done for some time and also create a yolk in the front of the top. Pin tucks  ..

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  • Thursday, August 18, 2016

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    Beaded Jewellery, Introduction to Beadwork

    Beaded Jewellery, Introduction to Beadwork

    We are very excited to have a new tutor, Clair Rigby, joining the Ministry of Craft team. Clair is going to be teaching BEADED JEWELLERY: INTRODUCTION TO BEADWORK (http://www.ministryofcraft.co.uk/workshops/jewellery-making). After learning to bead in 2011, Clair developed what can only be called an obsession for teeny, tiny seed beads and seriously, sparkly Swarovski! Clair will be sharing her skills in bead 'weaving' - using a specialist needle and thread to stitch lots of teeny,  ..

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  • Friday, August 12, 2016

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    August Pattern Picks

    August Pattern Picks

    Chunky cardigans aren't really the order of the day at the moment but you'll thank yourself for investing the sewing time once the autumn frosts roll in! I love cardigans, especially ones that you can wear over a plain dress to liven up an outfit. The hardest thing about sewing them yourself is finding the right type of fabric. We've been scouring one of our favourite online fabric stores and we've found some cardigan friendly knits that'll look stylish and keep the cockles warm. We ..

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  • Monday, August 01, 2016

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    #MINISTRYMAKES WINNER - JULY

    #MINISTRYMAKES WINNER - JULY

    We have a winner for this months #MinistryMakes competition! Well done Valerie and thank you for sharing only your second creation following your introduction to the wonderful world of sewing. It is Valerie's god-daughter's new favourite reversible square scarf, made with the fabulous Lina Morata fabrics Cloud Tears in coral/pink/grey blue and plumetis coral and the Camelot Cottons fabric It's a Bird Life in pink and coral. A six-month subscription to Love Sewing Magazin ..

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