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attelier brunette, Datura, Deer and Doe, Fabric, french fabric, Grainline Studio, jumpsuit, Layers, Make Basics, Merchant and Mills, modern patterns, patterns, Scout Tee, sewing, summerwardrobe, Tilly and the Buttons, Wardrobe Planning -

  The Great British summertime is once again creaking into action in the South West and at Make we are busily planning our summer wardrobes.  Summer is the most fabulous time for Sewers, we can get really excited about showing off all of our wonderful makes in the best summer colours. You know we have to be prepared for when the sun does eventually shine in the Southwest! Top of my summer to do list right now are these beauties.. The clever ladies at Deer and Doe have come up with a summer top with structure that could be worn...

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Fabric, Make Sewcial, Sewcialists, sewing, Tilly and the Buttons -

Thank you to everyone who came to our second Make Sewcial evening. This was our opportunity to use our sewing hive mind to come up with a collection of the best sewing hints and tips. We had a fabulous time sharing tips, chatting up a storm and most importantly fabric shopping! Team Make decided that it was time to unveil our matching Tilly and the Buttons Cleos and we were very excited to see some very talented Sewists showing off their handmade threads too. If you come to Make in a 'me made' outfit you will be photographed against our...

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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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attelier brunette, cambric, cotton, fabric, french fabric, voile -

Since Make opened its doors in November, it has been important to Lizzy to listen to the thoughts and respond to the needs of her customers when making decisions as to the future direction of the shop. Following on from this, deliveries arriving during the last few weeks have caused a flurry of excitement for customers and staff alike. These have included fabrics, dress patterns and lacy zips (huge excitement here!).  Let's first look at the fabrics  The above is from Atelier Brunette.This collection offers an authentic range of timeless prints and colours that are very easy to wear. Feeling...

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