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Sponsors of The Sewing Directory

The Sponsors of The Sewing Directory

Simply put our website sponsors are the people who allow us to keep The Sewing Directory running by covering the majority of our costs plus providing great competition prizes and content.

It would be great if you could thank them for this by visiting their websites and taking a look at their brilliant products.  We only choose sponsors whose products we have full faith so do read on below to find out more about our site sponsors.

Our current site sponsors are:   Janome, Sewbox, Brother Sewing MachinesPrinfabNetprinter Sewing ServicesCraft Yourself SillyPrym ConsumerModelo Fabrics and Pound Fabrics. Find information about them below, they are listed in the order that they joined the site.



The world’s leading sewing machine manufacturer Janome has built a reputation for the quality and reliability of their machines.  They were the first company to produce multi-coloured embroidery machines for domestic use and still lead the field in this area. Janome

They have produced a range of sewing machines, embroidery machines and overlockers to suit all budgets.   You can purchase Janome machines through your local sewing machine retailer or at many online stores.

Janome also now run sewing classes with inudstry leading sewing experts at their head quarters in Stockport.

To find out more about their range of machines, or to purchase accessories for your Janome machine visit:  


Brother Sewing Machines Europe 

Brother Sewing Machines Europe* is a market leading manufacturer of innovative, stylish and competitively-priced sewing and embroidery machines. Ranging from sewing machines suitable for beginners, through to high-specification semi-professional embroidery machines for small and start-up business – whatever your sewing and embroidery needs, Brother is always ‘at your side’. 

Brother Sewing MachinesWith over 100 years of history behind it, Brother Sewing continues to develop and produce high quality and reliable sewing machines all over the world.  Brother’s products are available through selected retail outlets, specialist dealers or via mail order. 

For more information and to find your local dealer visit or call 08444 999 444

Quality assurance - As well as having all the advantages of belonging to a multinational company, Brother is dedicated to the principle of continuous improvement throughout every aspect of its operation.

The environment  - Brother is committed to developing and implementing environmental controls during the design and manufacture of all its technologies and products. Emission levels are minimised and recyclable materials utilised whenever possible. 



Sewbox are an online dressmaking fabric store specialising in Sewbox dressmaking fabricsLiberty Fabrics.  They also stock John Kaldor dressmakng fabrics and Micheal Miller Fabrics.

They also stock a huge range of patterns including many independant sewing pattern designers such as Hot Patterns, Colette, Sewaholic, Tilly & The Buttons and Serendipity Studio.  You can also stock up on essential haberdashery supplies.

Find out more by visiting



PrinfabPrinfab digital textile printing services

Prinfab ( is a fabric printing company based in Kent.  Simply upload your designs, photos and illustrations to their website and choose from a wide range of high quality base fabrics. Prices start from £12.99 per metre and a turnaround is typically 2 days.

Prinfab specialise in cotton and print using industrial digital direct-to-textile printers running water based pigment inks. They are recognised for their quality and excellent customer service achieving a 5 star customer rating on Trustpilot.

 Find out more at


Netprinter Sewing Services

Netprinter Sewing Services take the pain out of pdf sewing patterns. No more spending hours printing and tapingNetprinter pdf pattern printing services together A4 sheets, for as little as £1.50 you can upload your pattern to their website (in A0/copyshop format) and they will print it and post it back to you. You can pick between black and white or colour printing.

Not only will you receive the pattern in it’s full size and scale checked, but they use 60GSM paper which is more robust than the standard tissue paper used for commercial patterns, helping your pattern last for longer.

Find out more at:


Craft Yourself Silly

Craft Yourself Silly Proggy Kits

Craft Yourself Silly are a craft company specialising in craft kits and fabric printing. As well as designing and printing their own designs, they can print your designs and photographs straight onto fabric.

Proggy and Tessepatch kits are available to buy online and prove popular with crafters of all ages, whether a beginner or expert.

They have also brought designers and artists creations to life on fabric, ready for customers to use in their craft projects.

To find out more about their range of fabrics and craft kits, visit or if you would like more information on selling your designs through us, please call us on 0191 2960398


Prym Consumer

Prym consumer useful haberdashery solutions

The common thread running through the success story of Prym Consumer is innovative ideas for solutions that make life brighter, easier and more pleasant. Whether creative sewing, needlework or designing – all over the world, people rely on brand products from Prym. After all, they stand for quality that lasts.

A prime example here is the press fastener with S-spring, devised in 1903 by Hans Prym and still indispensable today in countless applications. The central idea was the realisation that user-friendly functionality, perfect implementation and ease-of-use make customer wishes come true. With this passion for detail and premium materials along with intelligent concepts, Prym Consumer has set standards for products promising guaranteed success ever since.

Browse their full range of products and find free projects and inspiration at

Modelo Fabrics from HantexModelo Fabrics

Modelo Fabrics offer a range of great quality fabrics for home sewing. Whether it's Denim, Active Wear, Coat Fabric, Double Gauze, Fleece, French terry, Jersey, Rayon, Soft Shell, Sweatshirt or even Imitation Leather, you can be certain of superb quality and on-trend colours.

Ask your local store about Modelo Fabrics or visit for ranges and stockists.

Pound FabricsPound Fabrics

Pound Fabrics is the UK's first ever online fabric pound store! They are proud to offer you a Lowest Price Guarantee on all their products with fabrics starting from just £1 a metre! They expand their range and update the stock regularly with fabrics such as cotton/polycottonjersey/stretch, muslin, calico, wool, velvet and many more. Pound Fabrics also have a selection of full rolls to offer you even further savings.

They aim to give you great quality fabric discounted by up to 90% off the RRP! This will allow you to enjoy your sewing passion without spending too much on materials. These amazing advantages come along with a 5 star customer service!


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