Simply put, the companies that sponsor our website 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 the sponsor websites and taking a look at their brilliant products. We only choose sponsors whose products we love and are happy to endorse so do read on below to find out more about our site sponsors.
Our current site sponsors are: Janome, Sewbox, Brother Sewing Machines, Prinfab, Pound Fabrics , The Fat Quarter, ABC Service Ltd, Prym and Dream Fabrics. Find information about them below, they are listed in the order that they joined the site.
JANOME 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.
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 industry 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: www.janome.co.uk
They also stock a huge range of patterns including many independent 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 www.sewbox.co.uk
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’.
With 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 https://sewingcraft.brother.eu.
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.
PRINFAB (https://prinfab.com) 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 https://prinfab.com
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/polycotton, jersey/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!
THE FAT QUARTER are an online patchwork and quilting store with a big range of fabrics, threads, haberdashery and patterns available from their website.
They also have a quilt shop in Banbury where they run patchwork and quilting classes.
Visit their website: https://thefatquarter.co.uk to learn more
ABC SERVICE has been running since 2009 and has expanded it’s print offering year on year, being small run print specialists they are happy to receive orders for 1 or 100 – they do not mind. They also offer bulk printing for sewing pattern designers with no minimum order, and automatic discounts applied the more your order.
Upload your pdf sewing patterns to have them printed on 90gsm paper on sizes up to A0. No more taping together multiple pieces of paper before you can start sewing! Use code SEWGOOD for 20% off your first order.
Get your sewing patterns printed here.
PRYM 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 https://www.prym.com/
Dream Fabrics believe that shopping for fabrics should be an experience filled with excitement, inspiration, and convenience. That’s why they introduced Facebook Live Fabric Sales. Join in their interactive events, where you can ask questions, get personalised recommendations, and witness the magic of fabric shopping from the comfort of your own home. You need to join their Facebook group to take part.
As well as shopping in their Facebook lives, you can also purchase fabrics on their website, www.dreamfabrics.co.uk, where you will discover a treasure trove of fabric options that will ignite your creativity and bring your dreams to life.