The Importance of Sewing Communities

The importance of sewing communities

Sewing communities and groups are such a valuable way of combating loneliness and providing much-needed community and friendships. We spoke to The Lewes Sewing Bees, who told us all about their lovely sewing group. The Lewes Sewing Bees regularly donate quilts to our Quilt SOS project, make projects for our blog and often visit us … Read more

Lovely Liberty Roman Blind DIY

For Mother’s Day, Kathy made her mum this lovely Liberty roman blind – isn’t it beautiful? “Mum was having a new cloakroom fitted and decorated in a botanical theme and asked if I would make her a roman blind. We had been looking for the right fabric for the blind for some time, and then … Read more

5 Inspiring Quilted Jackets To Sew For Spring

Quilted jackets are back in style this spring, offering both comfort and style for those breezy spring days. We’ve rounded up some lovely Liberty patchwork jackets to inspire you to make your very own statement jacket. Reversible Patchwork Jacket Lucy from our production studio made this amazing patchwork jacket, it’s even reversible! Using leftover and … Read more

Liberty Cropped Quilted Jacket

Kathy from the studio has made her dream quilted jacket using Liberty’s Big Smoke fabric – Kathy talks us through the process.. “I have wanted to make a quilted jacket for quite some time now. I’ve been looking at different patterns and designs and decided on the Megan Nielsen Hovea Jacket & Coat. It’s a … Read more

5 Easter Sewing Projects To Make This Spring

Easy Easter Sewing Project

A new season always inspires new sewing projects. Spring is finally here and we’re excited to play with all the lovely pastel Liberty fabrics and make some cute Easter projects! Here are 5 sewing projects and crafts to make this spring. Easy Liberty Fabric Easter Bunny Pouches A super cute and easy Easter project, these … Read more

Vintage Style Smock Apron

Liberty Quilting Cotton Apron

How cute is this apron Laura has made? I LOVE the use of the gingham bias with the ditsy Liberty quilting cotton print. Laura tells us about the project: “This print is lovely Summer Meadow from the Riviera Quilting Cotton collection in which Liberty explores British sea-side nostalgia. Summer Meadow is a delicate botanical that was based on a … Read more

How to archive your Liberty fabric collection

DIY Liberty Swatch Books

Archiving your Liberty fabric stash If you’re a Liberty fabric enthusiast, like all of us here at Alice Caroline, you’ll understand the sheer joy that comes with collecting these fabrics. The beautiful and timeless designs make them a treasure for any sewing enthusiast. In this blog post, we’ll explore a creative and practical way to … Read more

Reworked Hollyhocks Dress

Laura has transformed one of her old dresses using Hollyhocks D from Liberty’s Floranation collection. We love the puffy sleeves & lace details – gorgeous! “I’ve had this mint coloured, drop waist and sleeveless H&M dress in my wardrobe for about 5 years now and I’m sorry to say I’ve probably only worn it 3 … Read more

Liberty Betsy Meadow Cowboy Shirt

Liberty Betsy Meadow Cowboy Shirt

Tracy, one of our very good sewing friends, has made this amazing Betsy Meadow cowboy shirt. This new colourway of Betsy is from Liberty’s Classics Capsule collection. This collection is full of amazing new colourways of all our favourite classic Liberty prints. We asked Tracy all about her make: “The new green Betsy Meadow was … Read more