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Full bust adjustments: A step-by-step guide.

Full bust adjustments: A step-by-step guide.
In this guest blog post, Emerald (aka @highbellamy19) shares the step-by-step process that she used to create a full bust adjustment alteration.

Sewing with African wax print fabric? Here are 5 top tips to get you started.

Sewing with African wax print fabric? Here are 5 top tips to get you started.
  Remove any manufacturer’s labels. African wax print fabrics are made from 100% cotton and are printed using a wax-resist method of printing ont...

*NEW BOOK* 📖 Sewing with African wax print fabric 🎉 by Adaku Parker

*NEW BOOK* 📖 Sewing with African wax print fabric 🎉 by Adaku Parker
All the techniques, step-by-step instructions and patterns you need to make 25 African wax print garments and accessories. INCLUDES FULL SIZE PATT...

The Nana Benz : Africa’s original girl bosses.

The Nana Benz : Africa’s original girl bosses.
The Nana Benz were women who sold African wax print fabric at a time after many African countries had gained their independence from colonial rule....

*NEW PRODUCT* Project Bag Sewing Kit African Wax Print Vinyl Zip Closure Crafts Knitting Stitching Gifts for Her

*NEW PRODUCT* Project Bag Sewing Kit African Wax Print Vinyl Zip Closure Crafts Knitting Stitching Gifts for Her
Buy to make either for yourself, or make to give to family and friends. Alternatively, give the sewing kit as a gift for the stitchers and knitters in your life!

see us at... Thread

see us at... Thread
Have you been stitching and sewing your way through the pandemic? Are your supplies running low? Would you like some fresh inspiration for your next project? Join us, in person, at the eighth annual thread festival to top up your fabric stash and haberdashery from our curated marketplace and buy unique, handcrafted work from specialist artists and makers. Stallholders will be spaced out across the Maltings buildings. and a one-way system will be in operation.

Dovetailed will be on HOCHANDA TV 📺 again on Saturday 9th May 2020 at 5 pm!!

Dovetailed will be on HOCHANDA TV 📺 again on Saturday 9th May 2020 at 5 pm!!
Adaku Parker returns to Hochanda TV, with her beautiful African wax print fabrics and sewing patterns  this Saturday 9th May 2020 at 5 pm! 

Virtual African Wax Print Pop-Up! Friday 3rd April 2 pm Facebook Live!

Virtual African Wax Print Pop-Up! Friday 3rd April 2 pm Facebook Live!
Hi everyone! Join me at 2 pm this Friday on Facebook Live for a virtual African wax print fabric pop-up! I'll be showing all of my gorgeous fabrics...

Get money off your tickets for the Stitch Festival!

Get money off your tickets for the Stitch Festival!
With 1 week to go I just wanted to say that you can receive money off your ticket using the unique promotion code: STITCH39 and to remind you of so...