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Black Friday 2017 30% off Sewcial Sketch Calendars

By Susan | Comments: 0 | November 23, 2017

With Black Friday sales almost here, I’ve decided to let the sale start early with 30% off Sewcial Sketch Calendars starting from today using the code FRIYAY The sale will continue from now until next Monday but get in quick as there aren’t too many calendars left and you won’t want to miss out.

Sewing Adventures: Kitty Pillowcase of glitter

By Susan | Comments: 0 | November 22, 2017

During August I set myself the task of reducing my To Do pile. Did I succeed? well a little. The pile is still enormous but I managed to get some things done. One of the things I did get done was to turn this impulse buy of glitter cat fabric from Spotlight into a pillow

Sewing Adventures: Sashiko Panels

By Susan | Comments: 2 | October 25, 2017

Having started doing Sashiko stitching earlier in the year, I find that I want to keep doing more. I picked up some pre printed panels from etsy and BeBe Bold. Having them pre printed feels like cheating and then you realise just how wonderful it is to have them pre printed. It’s so easy and

Sewing Adventures: Running Sloths

By Susan | Comments: 2 | October 24, 2017

This top has been in the to do pile for at least 2 years? Possibly longer. I ordered the sloths when I got some pandas (you can see the pandas made up here). Originally I had planned them as running tops and the pandas work ok but the fabric just isn’t good enough for summer

2018 Sewcial Sketch Calendar is now available to buy!

By Susan | October 24, 2017

Introducing the Sewcial Sketch Calendar! 13 illustrated postcards to keep you on track and inspired for a year of sewing. The Sewcial Sketch Calendar is a collection of my fashion illustrations of the sewing community. The #sewcialsketch hashtag on Instagram has been getting so much love and encouragement that a printed calendar seemed like a

Sewing Adventures: Peak To Do

By Susan | Comments: 3 | August 1, 2017

I’ve reached peak “to do”. As a lover of lists and eternally trying to be organized, when I’m working on a project I pack up all the relevant details and pop them into a zip lock bag. Then they go into the “to do” box. In theory this works fine. In a year of stress,

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Hi, I'm Susan. A designer living in Sydney, Australia.

Here I share tales of my sewing, my pattern collection and insights into what it's like to work as a professional fashion designer.

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