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June 30th was the start of the Stitching, Sewing & Hobbycrafts show at the NEC and I had a stand there. It’s a three-day show and easy to do if you have help. Then, you can escape for necessary breaks and a bite to eat. Eating on the stand is an absolute ‘no’ because just as you shove a mouthful in, someone comes up. They usually apologise for interrupting your lunch and then ask a complicated question which cannot be answered by a simple nod of the head.
So you swallow hastily, cough, reply to the question, smile sweetly as you try not to choke! Such fun!! But to be honest, shows are a real pleasure as you get to meet so many delightful like-minded people. Crafters are the same the whole world over; really nice people who are keen to chat, share ideas, experiences and proffer advice and friendship.
SAVE THE DATE! The Great British Sewing Bee LIVE is nearly upon us – September 21st-24th to be specific. So clear a space for more fabric, get ready to learn a whole range of new techniques and prepare to meet your favourite Sewing Bee stars! We’re seeeeew excited here at C&C – sew much sew (get it?) that we’re giving you all 10% off on your tickets if you use the code CCD here.
3 million of you tuned in for BBC2’s Sewing Bee show, and now you can experience it LIVE! Sorely tempted to go and stock up your sewing stash? Of course you are! Here are our top reasons why you simply MUST get yourself a ticket.
Summer is here at last and it’s time for lazy picnics in the park. This quick and easy picnic blanket is sewn up in summery ginghams and has a waterproof backing to protect you from damp grass. Using polyester fabric and thread means it is hard-wearing and lightweight – perfect for use all summer long! – Charlotte Newland, C&C Sewing Ambassador