Sewing Designer of the Month
Meet this month's featured sewing designer and discover the extra treats on offer!
CraftWorld Premium members get exclusive access to FREE digital patterns worth over £10 every month – that’s more than £120 of stylish dressmaking designs for only £20. We guarantee that all featured patterns are tried and tested by real sewists, and include sizes up to at least a UK high street size 18 (43" bust).
May 2022 Sewing Designer of the Month is My Handmade Wardrobe by Sew Over It
Throughout May, you can:
- Premium members can download a FREE pattern!
- Get to know the brain behind Sew Over It Lisa Comfort
- Get an incredible discount off one of Sew Over Its most popular patterns
- Get a peek at the new Sew Over It Vintage ebook and get a fabulous discount!
April 2022 Sewing Designer of the Month is My Handmade Wardrobe by Crafty Sew & So
Throughout April, you can:
- Claim a 25% PDF pattern discount for Premium members
- Download a free pattern for Premium members
- Meet the team and discover more about the talented behind this amazing brand
- Master overlocking with an ebook taster
- Get 20% off fabrics at Crafty Sew and So for Premium members.
- Check out these versatile patterns with our My Handmade Wardrobe pattern picks.
And more throughout the month!
March 2022 Sewing Designer of the Month is I AM Patterns
Since 2015, I AM Patterns have inspired thousands of people around the world to cut, pin and sew beautiful clothes that truly represent them.
Throughout March, you can:
- Claim your FREE Clochette Top(CraftWorld Premium members only)
- Get 15% off all PDF patterns with our code, which you can find here
- Meet the team and discover the story behind the brand
- Discover how to make the most of your pattern stash
- Get inspired to create your handmade wardrobe
And more throughout the month!
February 2022 Sewing Designer of the Month is Adaku Parker of Dovetailed London!
Adaku was voted by you as your favourite sewing designer in the CraftWorld Awards, so we thought this would be the perfect time to get to know her a little better!
Throughout February, you can:
- Claim your FREE Marianne Dress in sizes 8-26 (CraftWorld Premium members only)
- Get 20% off beautiful fabrics at Dovetailed with our code, which you can find here
- Meet Adaku and find out more about her dressmaking journey and her unique business
- Get a taste of Adaku's book with this cute free project - a little coin purse to sew.
- Get tips and tricks to step up your dressmaking
We'll be hearing more from Adaku every week this month, so keep checking back for updates!
The Marianne Dress
Stand out from the crowd in this stylish fitted dress with gathered bodice and sleeves, to fit UK dress sizes 8-26. This classic dress has an empire line cut, with a fitted waist which flares out to a gentle A-line. The neckline and sleeves are finished with elastic, to give a gentle puff, which works perfectly with African waxed cotton prints. Oh and of course - it's got pockets!
(CraftWorld Premium members only)
Find more patterns, beautiful fabric and inspiration at dovetailed.co.uk.
November 2021 Designer of the Month is Fiona Hesford of SewGirl!
From 1st-31st November, you can:
- Claim your FREE Cecily Dress pattern for CraftWorld Premium members
- Treat yourself to a 10% discount on SewGirl patterns for all CraftWorld members
- Meet Fiona and discover what goes in to designing the patterns you love to sew
Throughout the month we'll be bringing you weekly inspiration from Fiona, so keep checking back for more inspiring reads and top tips!
October 2021 Designer of the Month is Jenny Rushmore of Cashmerette!
Cashmerette Patterns celebrates curves, confidence, and limitless style. Created by a plus size seamstress, their sewing patterns have an incredible size range, often with multiple cup size options. Founder Jenny says "We believe in changing clothes and mindsets, rather than being told we should change our bodies. We believe the notion that beauty can be measured in numbers is way past its expiration date—and that we are undeniable proof. We design modern, elegant sewing patterns that make you look amazing, just as you are. You deserve a wardrobe that exudes personality and style, and you are just the person to make it."
From 1st-31st October, you can:
- Claim your FREE Appleton Dress pattern in sizes 0-32 for CraftWorld Premium members
- Treat yourself to a 15% discount on Cashmerette goodies for all CraftWorld members
- Catch up with Jenny and get a sneak peek of her brand-new book!
- We're focussing on fit with this must-read tutorial for lengthening and shortening waist measurements.
- Discover the joy of a sew-along with Cashmerette!
- Get a taste of the Cashmerette Fitting for Curves workshop with this exclusive video extract
Throughout the month, we'll bring you weekly inspiration from Jenny and the Cashmerette team to help you sew for your shape. Keep checking back for more!
September 2021 Designer of the Month is Named Patterns!
- Meet the sisters behind the brand with our lovely interview
- Discover what the world can learn from Finnish sewists
- Five top tips for sustainable sewing
- Your patterns, your way! The sisters share their top tips for making your patterns work for you.
- Claim your FREE Ninni Culottes pattern for CraftWorld Premium members
- Treat yourself to a 20% discount for all CraftWorld members
August 2021 Sewing Designer of the Month: Elisalex de Castro Peake of By Hand London!
- CraftWorld Premium members can download a FREE copy of the Tamzin dress from By Hand London, worth £11.50
- Be inspired by Elisalex's Summer sewing adventures
- Follow Elisalex's easy pattern grading tutorial
- Find out how the By Hand London team are bouncing back after lockdown
July 2021 Sewing Designer of the Month: Tilly Walnes of Tilly and the Buttons!
- Exclusive discount - save 20% on all digital patterns from Tilly and the Buttons!
- CraftWorld Premium members can download a FREE copy of the Zadie dress by Tilly and the Buttons, worth £11.50
- Read our introduction to this amazing sewing brand with a History of Tilly and the Buttons in 10 Patterns
- Read Tilly's top tips to Sew your perfect Zadie dress
- Tilly shows us how to easily change your overlocker thread
Coming soon: great reads, top tips and more from Tilly all month long!
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June 2021 Sewing Designer of the Month: Lisa Comfort of Sew Over It!
Discover Sew Over It with our special features:
- Read all about Lisa Comfort's sewing journey, discover her top tips and the latest exciting developments with her pattern line Sew Over It. Fancy grabbing a bargain?
- We've got an exclusive discount on Sew Over It patterns for all CraftWorld members!
- If you're a CraftWorld Premium member, you can claim your Doris Dress pattern
- Discover how the simple act of stitching can transform how you see yourself.
- Lisa shares her top tips for summer staycation sewing - and there's a special guest in the video!
- Get a free taster of the Sew Over It Stitch School with this slip stitch video.
- We've picked our favourite Sew Over It patterns to use your 15% discount!
Want to get your hands on a pattern from this month's featured designer for free - and lots of other exciting crafty benefits - for less than 38p a week?