Author Archives: Laura

Willow & Co Contest

In case you haven’t heard – over at Willow & Co we have just announced our first sewing competition and it has over $2500 worth of prizes. Yes, you read that right! All you have to do is make a … Continue reading

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World Cup Footballers T-shirt

I’m sure you’re aware that it’s Kid’s Clothes Week this week. I used to love taking part, it gives such a great sense of community, a chance to find a few new blogs and some motivation to get at least … Continue reading

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Make It Perfect Pattern Parade: a linen Poppy Tunic + a giveaway

I’m very happy to be joining the Pattern Parade from Make It Perfect today. If you’ve been following my blog for a while then you’ll know that I haven’t sewn very much for myself. I learned to sew because I … Continue reading

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I love Nani Iro

I am not sure exactly when I first came across Nani Iro prints. I have a vague feeling that I saw some on Sophie’s blog and immediately headed over to the Miss Matatabi shop to find out more. I’ve been … Continue reading

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200th Post and 20% Off Patterns

This is the 200th post on Craftstorming. 200 posts! When I started this blog with two of my friends, I was expecting to do all the baking posts. I never expected to get so hooked with sewing and even start my own … Continue reading

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Titchy Tips: Top Ten Uses for Twill Tape

Today I want to share some great ways to use twill tape in your projects. I use twill tape to finish the split side seams in the Hawthorn Zip-up Sweatshirt. While I was working on the pattern I discovered an … Continue reading

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Willow & Co Glamping Tour

Visit the Willow & Co blog today to find out the two guests that I chose to go glamping with me. This is day 5 of our pattern tour and all of our guests have made the most amazing outfits, so … Continue reading

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Piece Out Tee

I am joining in with The Fashionable Type series today. This is a fun series hosted by the lovely Stacey of Boy, oh Boy, oh Boy. The idea is to use typography in fashion. I had so many ideas for … Continue reading

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Titchy Tips: Sweatshirt Fabric Sources

It has been three years this month since I first tried sewing. I tentatively started with a table cloth before moving on to sewing clothes for my boys, something that I still love to do. During those three years I … Continue reading

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Hawthorn Zip-up Sweatshirt: Details

Hi everyone. I have two posts up today about the Hawthorn pattern – this one is all about the options and details included in the pattern. My other post is over on the Willow & Co blog where I’m sharing … Continue reading

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