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Brighton Sewing Centre
North Laines, Brighton. UK
Sewing machine shop
Interests: Sewing, sewing machine's, haberdashery, crafts, dressmaking, patchwork, embroidery!
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One of the most common questions we get asked in the shop is whether people should buy a mechanical or computerised sewing machine. There are pros and cons of both, but overall it is mainly down to your preference. This however, doesn’t make the decision process any easier – so... Continue reading
Posted Oct 12, 2012 at Brighton Sewing Centre Blog
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SewLittleToSay! Massive congratulations to SewLittleToSay - we'll email you shortly so we can get your bundle of fabric off to the post office! Continue reading
Posted Oct 3, 2012 at Brighton Sewing Centre Blog
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*Giveaway now closed!* Scandinavian designer Lotta Jansdotter has just launched a new range of fabric called ‘Bella’ and here at the Brighton Sewing Centre we can’t get enough of her beautiful designs! Lotta describes her inspiration for her designs as ‘things of simple beauty’, we couldn’t agree more! To celebrate... Continue reading
Posted Sep 17, 2012 at Brighton Sewing Centre Blog
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We are always coming across great tutorials and love to share them with our customers! If you are on Pinterest then check out our Sewing Ideas board for our latest finds! In this post we wanted to focus on the newbie sewer. You might have just bought your first sewing... Continue reading
Posted Sep 7, 2012 at Brighton Sewing Centre Blog
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Happy Friday everyone! The weekend is nearly upon us and hopefully we'll all have time for a bit of sewing! If you are in need of inspiration for a new project then don't fret. Here are some of our current favourite fabrics from our online shop: Robert Kaufman - Pet... Continue reading
Posted Aug 31, 2012 at Brighton Sewing Centre Blog
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Ooh we’ve got a treat for you today – a sneak peek at a new craft book which will be hitting the shelves in November. What’s more it’s written by none other than the fantastic Perri Lewis! Material World: The Modern Craft Bible is no ordinary craft book. With contributions... Continue reading
Posted Aug 24, 2012 at Brighton Sewing Centre Blog
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We’ve been a little bit absent from the blogging world lately (ok a lot) but we are back and ready and raring to blog! Keep your eyes peeled for news on the latest fabrics we stock both online and in our bricks and mortar shop in the heart of Brighton.... Continue reading
Posted Aug 17, 2012 at Brighton Sewing Centre Blog
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When we took the wall down, one half was covered in old wood paneling, that was covered in really bad wallpaper. But when we steamed the wallpaper off we found some old posters. Amazingly preserved, we've left it there for future generations to see, along with the beautiful fire place. Continue reading
Posted Sep 28, 2010 at Brighton Sewing Centre Blog
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On the bank holiday weekend, back in August, I had this great idea to take a wall down in our shop to get more space. Well what alot of work that was! Saturday night and all is still well at Brighton Sewing Centre, all sewing machines were safely tucked away... Continue reading
Posted Sep 28, 2010 at Brighton Sewing Centre Blog
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Like in the wine shop! Embroidery on a bottle, that's progress! Continue reading
Posted Aug 22, 2010 at Brighton Sewing Centre Blog
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After seeing this red and white quilt in the new City Quilts book by Cherri House, I was inspired to make this quilt I was so excited I went ahead and then ran out of fabric so it will have to be a sofa quilt for the kids. I'll have... Continue reading
Posted Aug 8, 2010 at Brighton Sewing Centre Blog
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We have some lovely big buttons in the shop at the moment Some very big red with white spots And some very small coloured with spots We also have a bag full of wine gum buttons, you can't eat them but they look great! Continue reading
Posted Aug 6, 2010 at Brighton Sewing Centre Blog
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And I did it all on the new Janome Horizon sewing machine! Did I mention we are having a Horizon event day? Let's talk about the quilt first... It is only a small quilt so I thought I'd have a go at free motion quilting and it's really fun! I... Continue reading
Posted Aug 6, 2010 at Brighton Sewing Centre Blog
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As I venture into quilt making, I'm finding it not as easy as I'd hoped! I consider myself quite good at sewing, designing and choosing fabrics but when it comes to patchwork I may be overthinking it. My Mum is very good at patchwork and she has told me that... Continue reading
Posted Jul 16, 2010 at Brighton Sewing Centre Blog
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In the last few months we've been slowly moving some of our classes from Just Sew over to the downstairs of the Sewing Centre. At the moment we've had the teens, a hen party, a patchwork group and our embroidery machine software classes there. I'll show you some photo's soon... Continue reading
Posted Jul 16, 2010 at Brighton Sewing Centre Blog
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We've spent so much time changing the inside of the shop that we have hardly had time for the outside! It's not exactly in our best interest as sadly, people don't notice us when they walk by. But these lovely blue machines are the start of our endeavor to improve... Continue reading
Posted Jun 18, 2010 at Brighton Sewing Centre Blog
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We've had some lovely new fabrics in and hope to get more, as you can never have enough fabric! Tilda of course and more Tilda Then Michael Miller not even opened yet I think I was hungry when we put this order in as 6 of these relate to food!... Continue reading
Posted Jun 18, 2010 at Brighton Sewing Centre Blog
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Tilda bathing angel? Pom poms... Trimmings Sewing machines Buttons Sublime Stitching patterns Continue reading
Posted May 21, 2010 at Brighton Sewing Centre Blog
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We are now the proud owners of the Brighton Sewing Centre! It has been a sewing machine shop for about 25 years now so we are very excited about carrying on the tradition. This is what it looked like when we first got it, it's a little difficult to photograph... Continue reading
Posted May 21, 2010 at Brighton Sewing Centre Blog
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