Cashmerette Lenox Shirtdress

by Susan on June 9, 2017

The new Cashmerette Lenox Shirtdress pattern is here!


Classic tailoring blends with effortless style in the Lenox Shirtdress. This structured beauty features curve-friendly princess seams, a traditional or band collar, and the choice of a pleated or gathered skirt. A V-neck button placket frames your face, while roomy pockets provide the perfect hiding spot for your phone and lipstick. Level up your sewing skills and turn heads with this sophisticated shirtdress!

SEWING LEVEL: Intermediate.

SIZING: 12 to 28, in three cup sizes (C/D, E/F, G/H).



Light to medium-weight woven fabric such as rayon, voile, lawn or chambray.


You will use this pattern over and over again.  Just £15.50 here.

New fabrics just in ….

Lovely Liberty Tana Lawns on special offer at just £16.50/M  Choose from the elegant Heads & Tails Caspian tigers print in 3 colourways perhaps a stunning summer top with white jeans or a dress that will take you to any occasion.

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Liberty Saville Poplin …. Cool and crisp to wear with just a little extra body than the Tana Lawn.  100% cotton and a generous width of 153cm

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All on special offer at just £14.50/M

June Pattern Pick ….

Each month we have a couple of heavily discounted patterns. Here are June’s bargains (Whilst stock last).  ..

By Hand Sophia Dress at just £10 (normally £14)


and, Colette Rue Dress at £9.00  (normally £12.95)


Sewbox May Prize Draw …

Our May 3 winners are just choosing their pattern prizes from the website – Birgit from Germany, Gill from Glos., and Kate from Notts.

The June summer prize draw has another 3 prizes on offer.  All orders placed in the month of June are automatically entered in.

Happy Summer Sewing …..




Huge Discounts on John Kaldor fabrics  at Sewbox….

From £4.99/M choose from

John Kaldor Peaseblossom crepe 100% Polyester – 145cm wide available in 2 colourways – Clearance price £4.99/M (Previous price £9.50/M)

John Kaldor Castello 100% cotton lawn – 145cm wide available in 2 colourways – Clearance price £6.99/M (Previous price £12.50/M)

John Kaldor Salso 100% cotton, linen feel.  140cm wide. Clearance price £5.99/M (Previous price £13.50/m)

John Kaldor 100% polyester crepe de chine.  145cm wide.  Clearance price £5.95/M (Previous price £10.95/m)

John Kaldor batik style cotton. 113cm wide.  Black/gold & Blue/mauve colourways. Clearance price £7.95/M (Previous price £9.95/m)

While stocks last … as all the above fabrics being cleared to allow space for deliveries of new fabrics coming in this week. Watch this space!!!

April Draw ..

Congratulations to the Winners of the April Sewbox monthly Draw.  Clare from Nottingham and Helen from Gloucestershire are just choosing their pattern prizes.

To carry on with the May Madness – there will be 3 prize winners in the Sewbox May Draw.  All orders placed in the month are automatically entered.

Hope you have had a lovely Bank Holiday and happy May sewing ….








Cashmerette Patterns at Sewbox

by Susan on April 8, 2017



Here’s a reminder of the Cashmerette range stocked on the Sewbox website … including the new Dartmouth Top

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This cross-over jersey top comes with two variations—a classic fixed wrap or modern ruched front—and features three sleeve lengths and a gape-free banded neckline. Whether made in a cosy sweater knit or slinky silk jersey, the Dartmouth is the perfect partner for your favorite pair of jeans!



Pattern prices from £13.50.  US Sizes 12-28 (UK 14-30)  Cup Size C – H

Modern Patterns designed for curves ….

Happy Sewing




Sewbox will be at the Knitting & Stitching Spring Show at Olympia 2-5 March 2017.  Come and see us on Stand C77 in the West Hall near The Dressmaking Studio.

We will have a large selection of Liberty fabrics – needlecords, Liberty jersey, Liberty tana lawn, Liberty Lifestyle and some Liberty Lantana (wool/cotton mix) all at ‘Special Show Prices’.  Small pieces through to metreage – whatever your Project requires.

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In addition to the fabrics there will be loads of braids, ribbons, trims and buttons – all very reasonably priced!

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AND NOW TO THE IMPORTANT BIT!! …. we have 6 Complimentary Tickets to ‘give-away  Just e-mail me on and I’ll pick the winners of the tickets at 6pm (tomorrow) Monday 20.2.17.  The tickets do have a restriction in that they are not valid on Saturday 4th March – here’s when they are valid

Thursday 2nd March         10am – 7pm

Friday 3rd March                10am – 5.30pm

Sunday 5th  March              10am – 5pm

Full details of the Knitting & Stitching Spring Show here

Looking forward to seeing you at the Show.

Happy Sewing



Happy Christmas from Sewbox

by Susan on December 23, 2016

Happy Christmas to all the lovely Sewbox customers and thank you for your support throughout the year.


Christmas Draw ….

Congratulations to Sue in Bristol who has won a Colette Sewing Planner and to all the other prize winners.

New website coming in the New Year ….

Very excited to announce we will be launching the new ‘easier to use’ Sewbox website mid January.  Lots and lots of offers and ‘giveaways to celebrate the launch .. watch this space!!

Wishing you a very Happy & Healthy Christmas

Susan xx




New Patterns at Sewbox

by Susan on December 6, 2016

The Christine Haynes Ellsworth Coat is here ...


The Ellsworth Coat is a fully lined classic 1960’s-inspired double breasted overcoat. The coat features elegant topstitching down the front, around the notched collar, down the center back, at the yoke seams, and on the sides of the deep patch pockets.


The Ellsworth Coat is filled with classic details, but is easy enough for advanced beginner or intermediate sewers. And for advanced sewers, the coat provides a blank canvas for all kinds of hacks and upgrades.


In stock at £14.95

New Patterns from Hot Patterns …..

1209 Weekender Mighty Morphin’ Cardigan-Jacket


A really useful and adaptable pattern – a parka, bomber jacket, cardigan, coat or a hoodie??


1208 Fast & Fabulous Dressage A-Line Skirt

Glamerous and practical - £14.50

Plus just in – a limited re-release of some of the coat patterns.


Christmas Gift Ideas .….

Well there’s lots of lovely Liberty fabric to choose from, plus patterns.  The Colette Sewing Planner is still on special offer at £26.00!! and is proving very, very popular. Then there’s always the Sewbox Vouchers!! Liberty lavender bags, Liberty hankies, Liberty scrap packs, Liberty hexagon fabric packs …….


Christmas Draw …

Don’t forget that all December orders up until 20th December go into the Christmas Draw – lots of prizes including the new Colette Sewing Planner, fabric, kits etc.  Orders received 21 December onwards will automatically be entered for the January Draw.

Congrats to Helen the Winner of the November Draw who has a Sewing Planner en route to her.


Happy Christmas preparation … and sewing if there’s time!!  Enjoy!

Susan x


Colette Sewing Planner plus new Liberty cords …..

October 18, 2016

  Colette Sewing Planner … The new Sewing Planners from Colette will be stocked by Sewbox and arrive very soon. The perfect Christmas present for your sewing friends or of course, yourself!  If you would like to reserve one e-mail me on  Introductory Offer £26.  Estimated arrival at Sewbox 24th October. Colette describes the […]

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Sewbox at Ally Pally – Ticket ‘give-away’

September 27, 2016

This is our first visit to the Knitting & Stitching Show, Alexandra Palace, London 5th – 9th October, 2016 – Stand J3 – the Great Hall Come and see us on Stand J3 in the Great Hall.  As you enter the Great Hall from the West Hall or the West Corridor we are along this […]

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Sewing Directory/Sewbox Liberty Fabric giveaway ….

September 18, 2016

The Sewing Directory are running a giveaway in conjunction with Sewbox, offering 2 winners their choice of either Liberty Rossmore or Kingly Cord, Liberty Lantana or the Liberty Jersey.  If you win you get 2 metres of your favourite. To Enter go to The Sewing Directory here and pick your favourite.   Be Quick though as : All […]

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Active wear Week on the Sewing Bee + a ‘give-away’

June 21, 2016

A brief over-view of some of the Sports and Active Wear on the site … Papercut patterns have the Pneuma Tank top, which was made up by Charlotte in last nights’ episode   Also Soma Swimwear and Anima Pant … from £12.99 … and Ooh La leggings!! Sewaholic have the Vancover sportswear collection  at £12.95 per […]

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