Sewing Articles

One of the most exciting things about dressmaking and sewing your own clothes is that there is always something new to learn and discover!

In this section of the website you can find inspiration for your next project or get to grips with a certain aspect of dressmaking to help elevate your skills and increase your knowledge and confidence!

Laurens essential Sewing tools

The key items you'll need for sewing your own clothes at home

Makers of the Month!

Let's celebrate just some of the great makes from the last month!

The g&g Sewing Society 2023

A round up of all the kits we brought you in 2023

The g&g Sewing Society 2022

A round up of all the different kits we brought to you in 2022


How to choose a size from a sewing pattern

My top tips for measuring yourself and interpreting the size charts

The g&g Sewing Society 2021

A round up of the lovely kits we brought you this year!


How to add lining to an unlined skirt

Using the Sew Over It Ava pattern from Septembers kit

Re-make your favourite g&g Sewing Society Kits

Fabric suggestions for sewing patterns featured in past kits!


Dressmakers Cup Sizes

How to choose the best cup size for you when making your own clothes

The g&g Sewing Society 2020

A round up of our sewing kits from the year!

The G&G Sewing Society 2019

A round up of the kits featured in 2019