We are super, SUPER excited to announce that this week we will be going live on television on the wonderful Sewing Quarter channel! Clair will be appearing alongside presenter Vicky Gordon to showcase two of our patterns to a whole new audience, who will get to see just how easy they are to make and how fabulous they look on. Why don’t you watch along with us?
Hitting the screens of the live sewing channel, the Sewing Quarter at 10am and 12pm on Friday 22nd February, will be our very own Clair Heal, demonstrating both the Alice Trousers and the Kimono Dress pattern. It’s our debut appearance on the channel and Clair is very excited to be showing off her skills live on the telly. Tune in at 10am and you can see her sewing up some of the key parts of both patterns and chatting about her sewing tips, and if you miss this slot you can catch her again at 12pm for more of the same.
The Kimono Dress is one of our absolute best sellers and in fact it is our all time most popular grownup dress pattern: we are constantly told by our customers how much they love it and how many they have in their wardrobes. It is so functional because you can wear it all year round, either with layers or not; you can pattern hack it into a maxi, or change the sleeve length; make it into a top or sew it with the belt unattached so that you can wear it loose like a kaftan or tie it round your waist. It is so, so simple to make and it’s versatility makes it even more wearable than half the things in your ready to wear wardrobe. We love and we hope the viewers of the Sewing Quarter do too!
The second pattern to go under the limelight with Clair’s sewing skills are the Alice Trousers – designed to be a loose and comfy jogger style, spring to summer piece, you can make these from lovely floaty cotton or try something with a bit of stretch. Perfect for the school run or a day at the park, you can bung them in your suitcase for hot weather holidays and know you’ll always have something to wear for all times of the day or night. Make them up with elasticated ankles for an on trend look or go more formal and leave them straight; pattern hack them into a pair of wide leg style culottes or you can even leave out the pockets and turn them into a pair of pyjama bottoms. They are another well loved pattern from our collection and can be made up in no time.
If you can’t wait to get your hands on either of these patterns, head to the Emporia website and pop them in your shopping basket! Or come and see us in the shop and have a chat with us about the different ways we have made up both patterns. And most importantly, don’t forget to watch Clair LIVE on Friday at 10am and 12pm! And if you can’t join us live, then you can always watch on catch up at the Sewing Quarter online or via their YouTube channel.
Clair will be appearing on the Sewing Quarter channel at 10am and 12pm on Friday 22nd February 2019, Freeview channel 73 or Sky channel 687.