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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 susan@sewbox.co.uk 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

Susan

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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.

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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

 

 

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New Patterns at Sewbox

by Susan on December 6, 2016

The Christine Haynes Ellsworth Coat is here ...

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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.

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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.

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In stock at £14.95

New Patterns from Hot Patterns …..

1209 Weekender Mighty Morphin’ Cardigan-Jacket

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

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1208 Fast & Fabulous Dressage A-Line Skirt

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Glamerous and practical - £14.50

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

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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 …….

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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.

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

Susan x

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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 susan@sewbox.co.uk.  Introductory Offer £26.  Estimated arrival at Sewbox 24th October.

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Colette describes the Planners as follows …..

Organize and prioritize your sewing queue for a unique me-made wardrobe!

This stylish and practical sewing planner is spiral bound with a wrap-around hard cover. Measuring 7X9 inches, it’s easy to carry with you to use whenever inspiration strikes.

What sets this planner apart is its versatility. Are you a visual person? Then draw your ideas on gridded sketch pages with the help of our croquis. Do you take notes while you sew? Then fill your book with fitting ideas that will help guide you with future projects.

Learn how to curate your own me-made wardrobe by setting goals for each season. The Fall/Winter and Spring/Summer sections each include pages for 25 different projects, so you can plan up to 50 projects each year. The planner will walk you through questions about your style and color palette to help you prioritize what to sew next.

There’s room to add fabric swatches, pouches to carry patterns or notions, and a handy resources section for quick reference and sewing tips. Six different sections will help you organize and track your progress each season, so you’ll always be ready for your next sewing project.

New Liberty needlecords at Sewbox …

Liberty cord Seventeen is a large dramatic print, quite different from the usual classic ditsy floral prints.

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It looks amazing as a straight short skirt for autumn/winter .. so many colours to pick out for thick tights and tops.  We picked out the strong rasberry/purple with black boots for a warm and stunning look.

Liberty cord – Ianthe also makes up well into a festive skirt – at 140cm wide, just 1M made a skirt in Size 12 and it could have been much longer if you prefer. Lovely to sew, soft and light to wear – 100% cotton.

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and what about Wiltshire for Christmas .. very cosy.

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From £17.95/M.  Add a zip and lining and that makes a very reasonable and iconic Liberty skirt.

Happy Sewing

Susan

 

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Sewbox at Ally Pally – Ticket ‘give-away’

by Susan on 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

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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 outer wall approx halfway along.

We will have a large selection of Liberty needlecords, Liberty jersey, Liberty tana lawn and some Liberty Lantana (wool/cotton mix) all at ‘Special Show Prices’.  Small pieces through to metreage – whatever your Project requires.  In addition to the fabrics, there will be hundreds of buttons and ribbons plus a selection of Hot Patterns from the US

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AND NOW TO THE IMPORTANT BIT!! …. we have 10 Complimentary Tickets to ‘give-away’  Just e-mail me on susan@sewbox.co.uk and I’ll pick the winners of the tickets at 6pm (tomorrow) Wednesday 28 September.  The tickets do have a few restrictions on day of entry – here’s when they are valid

Wednesday 5th          10.00 am – 5.30pm

Thursday 6th              (evening only) 3.00pm – 7.00pm

Friday 7th                    10.00 am – 5.30pm

Sunday 9th                  10.00 am – 5.00pm

Full details of the Knitting & Stitching Show here

Looking forward to seeing you

Happy Sewing

Susan

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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.

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To Enter go to The Sewing Directory here and pick your favourite.   Be Quick though as : All entries must be received by 6pm on 20th of September 2016.

Lots of lovely Jersey …

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and cord …

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and lantana to choose from.

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So get over to The Sewing Directory now, and get choosing.  Giveaway closes 6pm, Tues 20th Sept.

Good luck!

Susan

 

 

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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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Lingerie + Week 3 ‘Give-away’!

June 4, 2016

Week 3 ‘Sewing Bee Give-away’ is here! With the focus this week on Lingerie, the Week 3 ‘give-away’ is 2 patterns – The Gather, Buchanan Dressing Gown and the Tilly and the Buttons Fifi Pygamas pattern.  All orders placed between evening of 30 May and the start of Episode 4 next Monday (6th June), will automatically […]

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Children’s Patterns + Week 2 ‘Give-away’ ….

May 24, 2016

Week 2 ‘Sewing Bee Give-away’ ….. Here at Sewbox, our Week 2 Give-away is 2 copies of ‘From Stitch to Style‘ by Wendy Gardiner.  This is the companion book to this 4th series of The Great British Sewing Bee. All orders placed between evening of 23 May and the start of Episode 3 next week, […]

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Spring Skirt Pattern Giveaway

May 21, 2016

The sun is out – well, on most days 🙂 – and spring is in the air. Away with the chunky knits and wooly sweaters and in with the fresh frocks, bare legs and spring sewing. Let us the official start the Sewing (Bee) Season! Are you enjoying watching the journeys of the wonderful sewers […]

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