Monthly Archives: October 2012

  • Designer Xmas Ribbon

    The highlight of our week this week was definitely the arrival of our new printed ribbons! We commissioned our favourite local illustrator - the brilliant Alice Pattullo - to design us a range of xmas ribbons. And here they are - aren't they fab?!

    Printed on 23mm 100% cotton ribbon and EXCLUSIVE to Ray Stitch - you won't get a more stylish Christmas trim we're certain.....

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  • Schoolhouse Tunic in Flannel

    One of our most popular patterns over the years has been the Schoolhouse Tunic from Sew Liberated.

    It's definitely a favourite with us and we've seen many different versions of it made up in a wide variety of fabrics. The pattern is also the basis of one of our dressmaking workshops and it works brilliantly as a simple, fail-safe project to get started with.

    For this autumn we've made it up in one of our woven Brannock and Pateck Flannels - 100% brushed cotton with a very subtle furry side which you can use inside or out.

    If you fancy having a go yourself, click the link to find details of the next class...

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  • Knit and Stitch Show 11th - 14th October

    beautiulWe're hoping to see you all down at The Alexandra Palace Knitting and Stitching Show this week. We'll be showing off on stand K12, displaying all our lovely wares and those of the fabulous Merchant and Mills who we will be representing at the show this year. Come and say hello, see all our newest collections and our brand new, Ray Stitch designer ribbons and cross stitch sets. Get all the details of our Christmas workshops and enter our competition to win £75 worth of sewing classes.

    Can't wait to meetcha!

    For more information about the show in general visit the Twisted Thread website here... (and check out the pic of Ray Stitch's Pam and Ray above!)

  • Mama Said Sew - Sweetwater

    We are SO inspired by Mama Said Sew -  the latest collection from Sweetwater!

    We're loving this modern and fresh and fabulously coordinating collection - the colours, the delicacy of the prints and most of all Sweetwater's own beautiful quilts and projects (see below). We'll try hard not to copy but aren't they lovely?...mss2mss3mss6mss7mss8mss9

  • New Wide Prints

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