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  • NEW size range at Owl and Sewing Cat

    We're excited to announce that all new patterns going forward are now available in a larger size range of UK10-28! SLXLM​​ MXLLS​​ SLXLM​​ MXLLS​...
  • How to sew with bias binding

    In this blog post we will show you how to use bias binding to edge a project. For an example we are going to use the brand new Waterfall Jacked pat...
  • Button Hack for the Waterfall Jacket

    We've added a new feature to the Waterfall Jacket. In this post we will explain how to add a cute button with loop fastener to the neck of the jack...
  • How to applique

    In this post we will explain how to applique using bondaweb! There are a number of Owl and Sewing Cat projects that use the applique method such a...
  • Tips & tricks for working with jersey

    Who doesn't love sewing up a quick and easy jersey top! No need for zips, button holes or any sort of fiddly fastenings. However, it's good to know...
  • How to make an adjustable strap for a cross body bag

    Meet the new Lucielle bag! ​​SLXLM   This fun bag uses a stripey strapping on the outside as a feature. It is a sturdy cotton strapping that is ...
  • Pocket hack for the Waterfall Jacket

    In this blog post we'll explain how to add pockets to the Waterfall Jacket! The pockets can be added when making a jacket, or even if it has alrea...
  • Step by step guide for sewing piping

    In this blog post we'll show step by step how to sew your own piping. This technique is used to create a pretty piped edging which is used when mak...
  • How to use magnetic bag clips

    Magnetic bag clips are perfect to add to any bag you are making and handy to keep everything inside safe! Find them to buy here for 99p (available ...
  • Tips and tricks for using faux leather

    Faux leather can make a project look very professional! Here at Owl and Sewing Cat we have some exciting new projects coming soon using this lovely...
  • How to sew a channel using bias binding

    In this post you will be shown how to sew a channel using bias binding. This technique is used when making the new Gathered Neck Tunic/Top kit. The...
  • Tips & tricks for cutting fabric along the grainline

    This post offers advice on how to cut out fabric according to the grain of your fabric. We are using the 'Scooped Hem Top' as an example. Pattern a...