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Happy New Year! Super excited to kick off 2023 by announcing that we’re going to be at The Stitch Festival in March!

The Stitch Festival is a fantastic annual dressmaking and sewing (and knitting!) event that allows you to see loads of your favourite independent brands and small business (now including us, for the first time!) under one massive roof. As well as displays/stands from these brands, there are workshops, Q&A sessions, demos, catwalk shows and more!

If you’re coming to the show, please do drop by Michelle Sews at stand H76 – near the catwalk on the main floor. We’ll be selling printed patterns and beautiful fabrics (most of which are not yet listed on the website!), and – all being well – we’ll have the big reveal of our next pattern!

Tickets for the show are on sale NOW, and you can save £2.00 on entry tickets until 22 March, by using the discount code* MICHELLESEWS. Get your ticket at @thestitchfestival website today! (T&Cs in comments below).

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We think @couturious chose the perfect fabric for this Effie dress. Sam is a super stylish teacher, and if you haven’t yet come across her content on planning and sewing a capsule wardrobe that works for you (i.e. not just the typical “here’s a list of things that make up a great capsule wardrobe) then do head over to her account!

#Repost @couturious
Meet the teacher vs. First day of school

Love a dress that works for multiple seasons

#effieshirtdress by @michellesews_patterns

#whattheteacherwore #teacherstyle #blackwoodcardigan #diystyle #ootd #diyootd #memade #memadeeverday #sewing #sewistsofinstagram #sewingteacher #teacherswhosew

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Looking for fabric for your #msp_agnes skirt project? Look no further! We stock a curated selection of fabric and notions kits. Each kit includes main fabric, lining, a zip, interfacing, matching thread and a skirt bar and hook. The only thing you’ll need to add is the pattern (sold separately)!

There are limited quantities of each kit and we will introduce new kits periodically, so watch this space!

#fabric #garmentfabric #sewingpattern #dressmaking #sewistsofinstagram #memadeeveryday #handmadeootd #diywardrobe #imakemyownclothes

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The Agnes Skirt pattern is out now!
We’ve had a little website drama this afternoon (I’d love to think that too many of you were trying to check out Agnes at the same time 😂) but hopefully it’s all good now. And if you head over to have a look you’ll be able to see the additional product launch I’ve been mysteriously referencing. One clue… it involves fabric! 🥰

UPDATE: If you have previously purchased a copy of this pattern, you will have received an email regarding your free copy of the upgraded pattern files. (This does not extend to those who have obtained a free copy during previous promotions. Thank you for your understanding). To find out more about what has been updated, check out the Errata/Updates page (under the Info menu) on our website.

#msp_agnes #newsewingpattern #indiesewingpattern

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What Can You Make With A Fabric Coupon?

If you’ve picked up one of our fabric coupons at Stitch Festival and want some tips on what to use it for, have no fear – our handy cheat sheet will give you plenty of inspiration. Click into the document below for details.

Where can you find us at Stitch Festival?

We’re on stand H76, which is to the right of the main stage on the mezzanine floor: