Dovetailed News

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...

Dovetailed London featured in the Voice Newspaper | 21st January 2020

Dovetailed London featured in the Voice Newspaper | 21st January 2020
Growing up, the Voice Newspaper, was something that was always in our house. So you can imagine that being featured in the news section of the pape...

Introducing the Meghan Tunic in sizes 8 - 26 : Dovetailed London's newest sewing pattern.

Introducing the Meghan Tunic in sizes 8 - 26 : Dovetailed London's newest sewing pattern.
Introducing Meghan: Dovetailed London's newest sewing pattern.  This boat neck line tunic is an absolute wardrobe staple that is both stylish yet v...

Dovetailed's African Wax Print Fabric Pop-Up Shop Saturday 25th January 2020

Dovetailed's African Wax Print Fabric Pop-Up Shop Saturday 25th January 2020
Join us at our first ever pop-up in our new and exciting premises at Unit 116, 397 - 411 Westferry Road, London, E14 3AE. Come along to shop for beautiful African wax print fabrics, sewing patterns and sewing supplies that you will need to complete your garments such as threads, bias binding, zips and elastic.  You can also bring your own sewing patterns to get advice on fabric selection and amount.  

Dovetailed London has a new studio!!

Dovetailed London has a new studio!!
This move means that the company can meet the increasing demand for the beautiful African wax print fabrics that we sell. The increased space will also allow us to run more sewing workshops.

Knitting & Stitching Show Autumn 2019

Knitting & Stitching Show Autumn 2019
Dovetailed London is super excited to be exhibiting again at this event! The Knitting & Stitching Shows are the definitive events for anyone wi...

Some of your frequently asked questions

Some of your frequently asked questions

Can I wash the fabric?

Yes, as with most fabrics it is good practice to wash and 'press' before you cut and sew. Simply put in your machine on a cool wash.  However, given that the fabric has a stiff / waxy finish, you may wish to skip the washing step if you are bag making, for example.