Debbie’s handmade wardrobe series – March update

How is everyone doing? What a strange month it has been! I never ever thought we would be in this situation. The upside is I’ve had more time for sewing and it really is helping to give my days purpose…think my make 9 will be more like a make 30 at this rate!  I feel […]

Debbie’s Handmade Wardrobe 2020: February

How I plan my makes… I’m really enjoying the planning process this year. I’ve been doing lots of Instagram stalking of my fave makers, fabrics and patterns and I’ve managed to narrow my key projects to the following nine (which also includes something for my other half and my daughter too) I thought setting myself […]

Spring/ Summer 2020 Trends Vol 2

Part 2: Seventies trends and the colour of the year! The seventies are back! The wide collar made a surprise comeback on the runways for spring 2020 along with platforms, crochet and bell bottom trousers! Floaty dresses and blue denim are as popular as ever and we have some great fabric and pattern suggestions for […]

Autumn winter trends fashion fabric

A/W 2019 Fashion Trends…

With the weather starting to turn (how the heck did that happen!!) we have been planning our Autumn/ Winter makes over here at Samantha Claridge Studio HQ!  I’ve just bought the brand new Tilly and the Buttons Indigo smock pattern and am planning on making a few dresses to see me through the colder months […]

New Arrivals from some of our New Suppliers

Check out these New arrivals from some brand new suppliers. First up is this sewing themed collection called Shades of Grey (stop it!) from Sweet Bee Designs. We have four prints from the collection, and I think the writing one and the scissor print are my favourites.  They will make beautiful sewing accessories and quilts […]