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Hashtag the year away…

January 4th, 2019|

Happy New Year! I wanted to take a moment to shout out a few hashtag projects that I found during last year that I am super excited to (hopefully) take part in this year.   [...]

The Mullet of the Jacket world

December 8th, 2018|

I know fancy dress opportunities fill a lot of people with dread but I’m one of those people that absolutely love them. The opportunity to get creative and craft something is one I really enjoy, [...]

Sewing for Boys

November 2nd, 2018|

What do you sew for the boys in your life? My partner has been given pyjama bottoms, a waistcoat, several shirts and even a wash-bag. He's forever moaning that I never sew for him, and [...]


October 5th, 2018|

It’s that age old question... what do you do with the fabric left over from a project. It doesn’t matter how hard you try to tesselate the pattern pieces on to the fabric the inevitability [...]

Not your average summer…

September 7th, 2018|

I imagined my summer being full of sun cream, beach days and playing outside. And don’t get me wrong, there was of course a lot of all of those things (sadly mum life doesn’t leave [...]

Decorating the Nursery

August 3rd, 2018|

Decorating the nursery is one of those things I think most expectant nesting mummy’s dream of doing. I was no different and yet I have only just finished it... and he’s 18 months old! Before [...]

Mila Dungarees… Pattern Hack!

July 27th, 2018|

The Tilly and the Buttons Mila Dungarees are a project I've been waiting for the right fabric for. The pattern calls for a stretch denim, needlecord or woven cotton, but specifically states that the fabric [...]

Ice Cream anyone?

July 20th, 2018|

Do you ever get that moment where you realise you keep coming back to something, you have no idea why but it piques your interest and eventually just give up resisting. This for me was [...]

Hi I’m Clare aka. SewMamaBear.
I’m a mum to a little boy, a professional dressmaker 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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