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Welcome to The Sewing Directory

The site for finding local sewing shops, online fabric stores, sewing courses and sewing groups.  Please use the search bar above to discover new sewing businesses.

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Welcome to The Sewing Directory

Free Sewing Projects

We have hundreds of free sewing projects including clothing, quilting, craft & sewing accessories, cushions, bags, hand sewing projects and more...


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Free Sewing Projects

Sewing Techniques

Sewing techniques - learn how to use a twin needle, maintain your machine, sew applique, use your sewing machine presser feet and more.

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Sewing Techniques

How to Quilt Series

Learn how to make a quilt from start to finish in this 10 part tutorial series from quilting author Kerry Green.

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How to Quilt Series

Hand Embroidery Series

Learn hand stitching techniques such as Jacobean Work, Beadwork, Ribbon embroidery, hand quilting etc

Learn hand stitching techniques
Hand Embroidery Series

Fat Quarter Projects

Put those fat quarters to good use with our selection of fat quarter projects.

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Fat Quarter Projects

Bag Making

Learn how to make your own bags with our expert bag making tutorials and free bag projects.

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Bag Making
Latest Listings
Fabric HQ

Take a sewing class at Fabric HQ in Buckinghamshire ...more

Plainstitch Online

Fabrics and haberdashery online ...more

Sew Scrumptious Fabrics

Gorgeous quirky & contemporary cotton fabrics ...more

Making Skirts Giveaway 17/10/16

Win a copy of A Beginner's Guide to Making Skirts ...more

Adam Ross voucher winners 11/10/16

Find out if you won a voucher for Adam Ross Fabrics.   ...more

New Sewing Magazine Sew Now 06/10/16

Practical Publishing are launching a new sewing magazine ...more

Simple Sampler QAL

Simple Sampler Quilt Along with The Sewing Directory

Join our Simple Sampler Quilt Along starting in October.

Free sewing projects

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