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Out with 2016 and exciting times in 2017

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Out with 2016 and exciting times in 2017

This was a great year of changes, some easier than others, but we managed to get a whole lot done for the outlet shop in Levin. We realized that now more than ever how important it is for us to keep contact with our online customers and try and achieve outstanding customer services. If we failed in this we certainly tried to rectify what we did. We have grown with 1500 likes on our facebook page and gained loads of international customers with our website as well.   We changed the shop around for the customers that come into the...

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Facts About Knit Fabrics

Facts About Knit Fabrics

We all love knit fabrics, but for some this feels too challenging. I thought we will start at the beginning of the process, even before you sew. Preparing your fabric: First thing to remember: During the manufacturing process, knit fabrics go through a process where they are set to "behave" flat. The reason for this is to allow for easy cutting and stretching when we cut out our pattern pieces to sew it up. Due to this, clothing manufacturing factories do not wash their fabric before they cut. They work out how much the fabric will shrink and adjust their patterns accordingly to allow for...

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Winner of our competition

We also received this lovely email from Lani with her photos and it was worth sharing. Thanks for everyone that entered Hello,   Here is my entry into the Sewnz competition.   I purchased the raglan sleeve t-shirt for my project. I love that it's uni sex and the broad size range as it will be such a handy pattern in years to come as my kids grow (my daughter is 2 and my son is 7 months ).   From my daughters perspective, only a dress will do! So I adapted the pattern to be slightly more fitted and...

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Competition entries

patterns t-shirt

Competition entries

We had three people enter our competition that we in collaboration with SEWNZ. We sold a lot of the patterns and I think some just ran out of time to make them up.   Thanks to those that entered. Trudi Pipe "Here's Miss Amelie in her version of the Sewnz easy neck tee. The little monkey has been kicking off her blankets so I made this to keep her snuggly all night. Thanks Levana for the Raspberry merino ❤️❤️❤️"   Lani Farrand "Just emailed my version of the Sewnz raglan tee for the comp running. My daughter thinks it's a...

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3 Day Sale 30.09.2016 - 03.10.2016

We all love sales so we're offering you this end of September sale. This sale also includes phone orders and Facebook orders if you are unable to make it into our store. To purchase on the website, use the code "20%" and you can qualify for the sale online too.  What is included: Merino Cotton Sweat Shirting All blends ALL Haberdashery Remnants Terms and Conditions and some exclusions do apply. Please note that this sale does not include the $10 clothing items or our patterns. For more info on our patterns, pleae don't hesitate to ask. Also remember that you...

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