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Interviews with sewing celebrities

We have had the pleasure of interviewing several well known people within the industry, in the interviews below you can find out about:

Designers - Authors - Sewing entrepreneurs



Interview with Tilly Walnes from The Great British Sewing Bee

Tilly Walnes from Tilly & The Buttons

Katie Brown - Papercut Patterns

Interview with Papercut Patterns

Lucie summers fabric designer for Moda

Lucie Summers - Moda Fabric Designer

Valori Wells Fabric Designer

An interview with fabric designer Valori Wells

Vintage dress patterns from Eliza M Sewing Patterns

          Eliza M Vintage Sewing Patterns              

 Cloud 9 Organic Fabrics

 Interview with Cloud 9 Fabrics
 Nel Whatmore interview

 Fabric Designer Nel Whatmore

 Tamara Joseph Fashion Designer

 Tamara Joseph fashion designer interview
 Interview with Trudy Hanson from Hot Patterns

 Trudy Hanson - Hot Patterns

Rosie Martin - Sewing Pattern Designer


Interview with Rosie Martin from DIY Couture

Interview with Sarai Mitnick from Colette Patterns


 Sarai Mitnick from Colette Patterns

Kerrie Curzon Lingerie Designer

Kerrie Curzon lingerie designer

Interview with fashion designer Helen Rhiannon

Fashion Desginer Helen Rhiannon


Tilly Walnes - Love at First Stitch

Tilly Walnes Interview - Love at First Stitch

Interview with Lynne Goldsworthy Author of 500 Quilt blocks

Lynne Goldsworthy - 500 Quilt Blocks

Katy Jones - 25 Patchwork Quilt Blocks

Author and blogger Katy Jones interview

The Haynes Sewing Manual by Laura Strutt

Laura Strutt - The Haynes Sewing Manual

Ruth Singer - Sew Eco & Sew It Up

Ruth Singer Textile Artist Interview
 Material World The Modern Craft Bible Perri Lewis

 Perri Lewis - Material World

Lisa Lam - The Bag Making Bible

The Bag Making Bible book review Lisa Lam

New Dress A Day book review Marisa Lynch


Marisa Lynch - New Dress A Day

 Improv Sewing

 Improv Sewing creative sewing techniques
 The Shirt off His back upcycling book by Juliet Bawden

 Juliet Bawden - author of over 60 books

 Hannah Read-Baldry & Christine Leech - Everything Alice


 Everything Alice Everything Oz author interview

Kelly Doust author of The Crafty Kid

Kelly Doust - The Crafty Minx

Fibre Fusion

Fibre Fusion textile art books

Sewing Entrepreneurs

Katy Jones - Quilt Now Editor

Katy Jones - Editor of Quilt Now Magazine

The Great British Sewing Bee - Lynda Lewis interview

Lynda Lewis

 Chinelo Bally

Inteview with Sewing Bee Contestant Chinelo Bally 

Tamara Melvin from The Great British Sewing Bee

Tamara Melvin

Jennifer Taylor

Interview with Jenni Taylor from The Great British Sewing Bee

Interview with Rachel Pinheiro - House of Pinheiro blog

Rachel Pinheiro - House of Pinheiro

Elizabeth Designs - Life as a dressmaker

What it is like to work as a dressmaker

Laura Rigby from More Sewing

Laura Rigby - More Sewing       

 Sew La La Online Fabric Store

 Sew La La Fabric shop vintage inspired sewing supplies
 Chris Webb from Lazy Crafternoons

 Chris Webb - Lazy Crafternoons

 Ali Myer - FW Media Publishers

 Ali Myer FW Media Community Craft Leader
 Sew-Works Sewing machine sales and sewing machine servicing

 Sew-Works - Sewing Machine Shop

 Dianne Huck founder of Patchwork & Quilting Magazine

 Di Huck - Founder of Patchwork & Quilting

 Men that Sew

 Men that Sew

Maria Breslin Sewing teacher

Maria Breslin - Sewing tutor

Vivienne Wells - Vive Books

 Vivebooks craft books e-books

Sewing wholesaler

Bernard Castle - Sewing Wholesaler

Wendy Gardiner - Author, editor & freelancer

 Wendy Gardiner

John Morse-Brown - How2Craft Books

How2Crafts Craft books

 Katie Chaplin Japan Crafts

Katie Chaplin - Japan Crafts

Alice Prior - Sewing Entrepreneur

Madame Tra La La clothing 

Interview with Steve Broomhall from Sewing Machine World

Steve Broomhall - Sewing Machine World

 Heid Lawton - Janome Regional Sales Manager

Heidi Lawton Janome representative 


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