Hot off the sewing machine – This Season’s Ultimate Party Dress

Shift Dress

As fun as Christmas is, it’s also a little daunting thinking about what to wear. Whether you’re off to your work party or thinking about the big day itself, it’s always nice to have a new dress with a bit of sparkle.  But finding the right dress can be a challenge. Well, fear not Avid […]

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Wedding Ready – Sam’s Shift Dress

Hey there lovely Avid Seamstresses. Allow me to introduce myself. My name is Sam and I’m the in-house blogger for The Avid Seamstress team. Our new Shift Dress is a must make and, whilst browsing for fabric, I fell head over heels in love with this gorgeous yellow Atelier Brunette Modal called Summer Swoon from the […]

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The Shift Dress Blog Trail – Sew Dainty

The Shift Dress is on the blog trail again with lovely Kathryn from Sew Dainty who’s gorgeous floral version of The Shift Dress has us weak at the knees! You can head over to her blog page or read her lovely review here: Sew Dainty It’s such a pleasure to share with you today The Shift […]

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Competition Time!

To celebrate the launch of our brand new pattern The Shift Dress we’re offering TWO lucky people the chance to win a bundle of Avid Seamstress patterns. All you have to do is make the Shift Dress and photograph it out-and-about before the 13th August 2017, then post to Instagram tagging @avidseamstress or our Facebook page theavidseamstress and using the following hashtags: #theshiftdress […]

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Our New Pattern Release – Meet The Shift Dress

The Shift Dress sewing pattern by The Avid Seamstress

                                    Hooray for new pattern launch day!  If you’re as excited as we are at the prospect of Summer sewing, then you’re going to love The Shift Dress. With its figure hugging lines and beautiful, feminine low-cut back, our latest […]

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Meet our Shift Dress Bloggers

Shift Dress Bloggers

We are delighted to introduce our bloggers that will be making up our new pattern The Shift Dress – Samantha @sewbytheseaside Dominique @dominique.major and Kathy @sew_dainty!! They’ve chosen their gorgeous fabric from @fabricgodmother and will be sharing their Shift Dress makes along the way! Sam’s gorgeous fabric choice: Dominique’s fun and quirky fabric! Kathy’s beautiful floral fabric!

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New Pattern Alert

Happy weekend everyone! We hope you’ve got lots of fun sewing time planned for this weekend but, before you get knee-deep into fabric and thread, we wanted to share some exciting news. As it’s the season of weddings, summer drinks al fresco and general bare legs on show, we thought you might need the perfect […]

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