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I was searching for a New Look pattern and noticed this sale on Hobbycraft.co.uk - it seems to be Simplicity and New Look patterns at half price. The postage is quite high at £4.50 but it’s free of charge over £20 and free returns. Hope this helps someone other than me to add to their stash!!  ;)

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I saw this & I thought you may be interested! / Simplicity sale
« on: February 25, 2019, 14:28:29 PM »
I’m sure someone else has already mentioned this but it is the Simplicity patterns half price sale at Sewdirect, Minerva Crafts and I’m sure other outlets. I don’t know if it is on in the bricks and mortar shops too?

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Just noticed an LIDL advert for the Singer Brilliance sewing machine £119 - looks like it has buttonholes and some decorative stitches and a Singer overlocker £129. There's also a sewing cabinet for £49. Hope this is helpful to someone, or for a present. The offers start today and I presume last a week?

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Hi, this is just a query from an oldy to other oldies. Do you remember Style sewing patterns? They were a big seller in the 60s and 70s and I just saw a 1980s Jasper Conran for Style pattern. However I really don't remember when they disappeared, and why. Did they just become very unfashionable or suffer from the fall in home sewing? Does anybody out there know more? I would be really interested to hear. ( Hope this is in the right section- apologies if it isn't)

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Patterns Discussion / "La Maison Victor" magazine with men's patterns
« on: September 27, 2018, 13:41:51 PM »
Hi,

I noticed the new copy of La Maison Victor contains a nice and relatively simple set of men's patterns. It's an all man issue! And I thought to give a heads up to anyone who wanted to sew for Christmas ( or any other reason). They seemed good to me anyway.

I haven't posted my own thread before so hope I have done it right! :o

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Hi, I'm new... / Hello from the wilds of Kent
« on: March 12, 2018, 18:50:39 PM »
Hi I'm Sewcycle from Kent. I'm interested mainly in garment sewing for myself. I really like Katherine and Marcy Tilton designs, but try to make things that are practical too, for my shorter than average self. I have done some quilting, and really a bit of most crafts. Hello to everyone  :)

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