Bristol’s Big Green Week – Sew Lab 19th & 20th June

Some of you may have already noticed the tweets & facebook updates about the Shwop & Sew Lab being hosted by Marks & Spencer in their Broadmead store this Friday & Saturday.

I’m feeling very excited to be one of the Bristol based sewing schools who have been asked to join in with the stars from the Great British Sewing Bee to bring a host of opportunities for the good people of Bristol to have a go at mending, making & recycling at the Sew Lab – for free!

Friday’s theme is love your wardrobe’s future – repairs & alterations.

Saturday’s theme is a different kind of love – refashion & upcycling.  Continue reading

New Year, New Sewing Studio!

Just in case you are wondering what has happened to Café Sewciety (or Cordial & Grace as many of you still remembered us) here is an update.

After 3 generally enjoyable but all-consuming years of running the combined tea room & sewing café in Clifton Village I decided to simplify the business so that I can turn all my attention to providing a friendly & tranquil place to sew. Continue reading