• We are Megan Nielsen fans here at Backstitch, so we would love to share with you the latest two patterns from this lovely Australian designer. We are particularly fond of the Megan Nielsen Axel skirt, as it is super flattering, and smart, but made from a knit, so you feel like you're wearing pyjamas! Axel comes in a variety of different hem finishes, including a flowy handkerchief hem and a midi length version with a slit that can be worn on either the front or back.  There’s also a lovely knee length version with the added embellishment of on-trend hip sashes. All the skirt options are close fitted and sit on the natural waist. Continue reading

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  • We are excited to announce the arrival of Closet Case Patterns’ newest design, the Morgan Boyfriend Jeans. Following the astoundingly successful UK launch of Closet Case’s Ginger Skinny Jeans last December, this latest jeans pattern is the result of demand from Closet Case followers - an on-trend but classic design that can be dressed down or up, with Closet Case Patterns’ trademark instructions that will help even a novice sewist create her own pair of jeans. Continue reading

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  • We've been beavering away behind the scenes at Backstitch working on some fab new classes for you to get involved in. And, we've decided to give you a little incentive to try something new with a 10% if you book onto one of these classes before the weekend (that's midnight on Friday 13th). Simply enter the code 'NEW10' at checkout. Shall I introduce you to them then?! Continue reading

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  • Atelier Brunette's dress fabric collections are always eagerly anticipated here at Backstitch, and the latest Summer collection has not let us down. The difficult part is choosing which fabric to use first, and on which pattern!! The Atelier Brunette new 'Impression' collection offers an authentic range of timeless prints and colors that are very easy to wear. Continue reading

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