Debbie’s handmade wardrobe series

Thrifting and up-cycling As well as handmaking some key peices for my wardrobe this year I’m also thrifting and up-cycling.  That way I can get my dose of retail therapy with craft thrown in for an extra treat, whilst also remaining ethical and sustainable…phew! I love button down shirts, they just have that cool look […]

Carol’s Corduroy Clementine Skirt

Carol’s star wardrobe basic… Hey, you guys I’m back on the Samantha Claridge Studio Blog today to talk to you all about this lovely cord! It’s so soft, and lovely to touch and wear. I’ve made the Clementine “Made in Denim” skirt before but really wanted to make one in this olive-green cord (olive green […]

Jazz up your wardrobe!

What better way to jazz up your wardrobe or home this season than with some glitzy trims! We all have that stash of trims and ribbons at home that we bought because they were oh so pretty but that havent seen the light of day! So, here is some crafty DIY inspo for you… Why […]

Lisa @lisa_loynes sews Posh PJs!

Hi lovely sewing peeps…   I am so pleased to be on the Sew Crafty Design Team along with a great bunch of talented sewists some of whom I’ve had the pleasure of meeting in real life too! Sammy asked us to put together a wishlist of fabric and haberdashery and a plan of what […]

Our trip to Stitches 2016

Last weekend we headed up to Birmingham to have a peruse round our industry’s trade show Stitches! Or the CHSI. This is our 16th year heading up as a company (my second) and it was as much fun as it always is! Here are a few of our favourite piccies we got from the weekend. […]