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Coco dress, Crepe, dress, dress making, dressmaking patterns, Fabric, Make Basics, modern patterns, patterns, sewing, Tilly and the Buttons -

We would like to introduce you to our new Make Basics range, a pocket friendly selection of dressmaking fabrics that doesn't skimp on quality or style but is perfect for the beginner sewists first foray into fabric buying or the serial sewer who needs a quick fabric fix.         The Make Team are anything but basic, we love to bring you new and different high quality fabrics from the worlds most talented pattern designers such Atelier Brunette and Merchant and Mills. After putting our heads together we decided that we needed an everyday range, something simple that we could make...

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dress, dress making, Fabric, Merchant and Mills, patterns, sewing -

Make at 140 has recently become the proud owners of our very own Merchant and Mills corner. A fabric purveyor of old school style and covetable fabric ranges, Merchant and Mills is more than just a fabric supplier, it’s a fabric cult, a way of sewing life. Merchant and Mills has its own dream filled establishment in Rye but we’ve brought the best of their range directly to you. Merchant Mills emphasize function and quality above all else and try to entice people who may have previously overlooked sewing as a craft to take it up as part of their...

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cotton, dress, dress making, dressmaking patterns, Fabrics, jersey, jumpsuit, modern patterns, patterns, sewing, skirt, tilly and the buttons, trousers -

Tilly Walnes may need no introduction to many of you. She featured in the first series of The Great British Sewing Bee and, even then showed a talent for design and sociability. These characteristics have since been developed into a business, “Tilly and The Buttons”, which is renowned for beautifully designed jargon-busting patterns. Lizzy started selling these early on in the life of “Make” and has now expanded the range thanks to the early popularity of the designs. The instruction booklet is clearly illustrated and each step-by-step stage carefully explained. If you are a beginner to dressmaking then don’t be...

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