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Sewing Tools for Beginners

While beginning to sew may only require a needle and thread, there are plenty of items that will make your sewing experience easier, and help you finish your projects to the highest quality possible. Here we’ve listed a whole host of different supplies that we recommend investing in before you get started. Tailor’s Chalk Sewing […]

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Women in Sewing History – 3 – Eleanor Burns

Let’s start this next instalment of Women In Sewing History by introducing Eleanor Burns, the expert quilter. Now, Burns doesn’t date quite as far back as the last two women we’ve focused on – Ellen Curtis Demorest and Mary Brooks Picken. In fact, she was born in 1945 and is still going strong with her […]

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Women in Sewing History – 2 – Mary Brooks Picken

Following our Women in Sewing History series with Ellen Curtis Demorest we have another installment featuring Mary Picken, founder of the Woman’s Institute of Domestic Arts and Sciences and author of nearly 100 sewing publications. Mary Brooks Picken was a lecturer at various universities, who taught Economics of Fashion and dressmaking during the 19th/early 20th Century. […]

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How To Declutter Your Fabric Stash

We’ve all been there – we spot a beautiful new fabric, buy it, eager to get home and sew something amazing with it, and then get buried along with the new fabric, by metres and metres of fabric you already own… It’s safe to say, most of us have too much fabric. Personally, I hate […]

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Fleece Navidad! Working with Fleece this Holiday Season

We are in the midst of Winter, and this means one thing: we’re looking for the softest fabrics with the best insulating properties for our projects. Now for us here at Adam Ross Fabrics, one material, in particular, supercedes the rest when it comes to wrapping up snug and warm. Fleece! While this fabric is […]

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Women in Sewing History – Ellen Curtis Demorest

The first in our Women in Sewing History series, is the pioneer of paper patterns Ellen Demorest. Ellen was a milliner and dressmaker in New York during the 1850’s. She had her own Millinery shop, which her father (who was a hat factory owner) helped her open. While on a break from city living with […]

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Sewing With Kids – Half Term Snuggle Buddy Ideas

Half term is upon us, and will no doubt with be filled with rainy Autumnal days. We’ve compiled a list of our favourite soft toy projects for boys and girls, that you can help your little one make, ready to snuggle up with on those grim days! Prise your kids away from the iPad this […]

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Where to Shop for Fabric in Paris

As many of you are off on summer holidays, we wanted to save you the research time and compile a list of the best places to shop for fabric in Paris – the fashion capital of the world, and quite possibly one of the best places to hunt for designer fabrics. Arguably the best place to […]

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Which Fabric Scissors For Me?

Are your fabric scissors leaving you in a fray? Or are you just starting out and want to know the best kit to invest in? Whether your kids have been using them to cut paper, or you just want to treat yourself – it’s time to buy a new pair of fabric scissors. But first; […]

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Summer Trend 2017 Tropical House

2017’s Summer Trend This summer has seen the rise of garish floral and tile prints – combined with bright neons and millennial pink. Here’s where we talk you through this summer trend, and give you a bit of inspiration on top. COLOURS Opt for rich and varying shades of green Mix with neons and other […]

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10 Simple Ways To Spark Your Creativity

Sparking your Creativity Doesn’t Need to be Difficult It’s normal to need some inspiration to spark our creativity. Here’s 10 easy to follow ways to spark your creativity for your next project, be it in fabric or wherever your expertise sits!   Allow yourself to play with ideas Take time to experiment and play with […]

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Cute Summer Sewing Ideas for 2017

We all have the dilemma – a wonderful sunny holiday booked, 2 weeks of bliss. No work, no rain and no ….SEWING!? As much as we all love a good holiday, it is easy to find ourselves 4 books deep, with our hands itching to get back into some sewing or crafting. Which is why […]

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New Textiles and Fabric Blog Updates 2017

The Adam Ross Fabric’s Blog The Adam Ross Fabric’s Blog is back up and running! My name is Charis, and i’ll be in charge of posting some (hopefully) exciting and useful content for the foreseeable future. I also run the Adam Ross Twitter, Facebook and Instagram pages, so if you have anything to say, I’m all […]

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The Most Popular Fabrics in Fashion

Adam Ross needs to be in touch with the fashion world. It is a key part of what we do here. So we are always on the lookout for the trends that are coming in the future. And with the winter 2015 season almost upon us, we felt we should share some of our research.We’ll […]

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Winter Men’s Fashion Trends

Adam Ross needs to be in touch with the fashion world. It is a key part of what we do here. So we are always on the lookout for the trends that are coming in the future. And with the winter 2015 season almost upon us, we felt we should share some of our research. […]

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