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A Pop Art inspired Quilt

April 9th, 2021|Quilting|

Although I would label myself to be a dressmaker I spend a huge amount of my time these days crafting and quilting. I just absolutely love to create, it doesn't matter the medium its all [...]

Noodlehead in Polkadots

March 31st, 2021|Craft Projects, Minerva Blogs, Review|

This is my new changing bag, perfect for chasing after toddlers with. The Range by Noodlehead in a navy polka canvas with a water resistant base and contrast red and white stripe lining.

Llama’s are the best… fact!

October 27th, 2020|Dressmaking, Minerva Blogs, Review|

I couldn't even tell you why but llamas just make me laugh, I can't resist them. This knit llama print jersey panel works so well in the Peek-a-boo pattern shop Grandslam Tee.

Another Bonkers Print… the fast food edition

September 27th, 2020|Dressmaking, Minerva Blogs, Review|

If you've seen any of my previous blogs you'll know I am in love with mentally bonkers prints that create garments you'd never see in a highstreet shop. This jersey fabric, is an absolute gem [...]

Is anyone not wearing loungewear at the moment?

August 28th, 2020|Dressmaking, Minerva Blogs, Review|

French Terry Jogging bottoms to fully embrace the house bound life. Style Arc Joni in petrol coloured loop back, and they are supremely comfy.

Underwear perfect for Pandemic Life

July 23rd, 2020|Dressmaking, Minerva Blogs, Review|

Banishing the underwire, and fully embracing the bralette with Jalie 3886 in this aztec cotton jersey.

Floaty Formalwear

June 26th, 2020|Dressmaking, Minerva Blogs, Review|

McCalls 7745 in a navy spot viscose challis, perfect to treat the incredible photographer in my life with. A blooming stunning woman in a really cool dress.

A Swimsuit fit for a… paddling pool!

May 28th, 2020|Dressmaking, Minerva Blogs, Review|

Papercut patterns Soma onepiece swimsuit in activewear knit fabric. Colour-blocking it to create a really modern finish, its just a shame the paddling pool is the only place open to wear it to at the [...]

Hi I’m Clare aka. SewMamaBear.
I’m a mum of 2, a professional dressmaker and sewing tutor and a major craft enthusiast.
I’m here to share with you my crafty life plus some tutorials, tips and projects to get you crafting too!

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