We have put together some information below, including Fabrics and Supplies featured in the episode (or similar) along with Tips, Techniques and other resources to get your creativity flowing.
Challenge 1 - Child's Waistcoat
A great tutorial to help make your own child's waistcoat
Step by step tutorial for a welt pockets.
Cutting Fabric, 12 Mistakes To Avoid
How to Sew on a button!
Technique: Sewing Buttonholes and Buttons
We have lots of lovely buckles and linings for the back panel.
Lots of fabrics to choose from printed cottons, plain cottons and even tartans and tweeds.
Challenge 2 - Transformation Task
Tips for sewing with knit fabrics by Tilly & the Buttons.
Make a Cuddle Bolero
Keeping t-shirt fabric from stretching when sewing
Sewing Pattern - Bolero Jacket
Learn how to Gather Fabric the proper way & the easy way
Shirring tutorial (Paul)
Perfect hems and waistband tutorial
Make your own Harem Pants
How to make a Childs Cape
How to make a bolero like Deborah We have a large selection of Lace and Dress Trim to choose from for up cycling projects and to accessorise with.
Challenge 3 - Fancy Dress
How to Sew with Interfacing by Tilly & the Buttons
Sewing Tips for Using Felt Fabric
Take a look at the children's fancy dress patterns we have online.
We have a great range of novelty fabrics, satins , dancewear and fleece & fur fabrics.
Make your own elephant costume. Add some tulle to make it ballerina style?
Simple tutorials for his and hers shorts and childrens shorts.
Tips for topstitching used on the cupcake
Finishing techniques for using jersey fabrics like Deborah
Applique Tutorial (Matt's Smartphone)
Lots of satins to choose from along with matching cords.
And of course you will need all of your Sewing Essentials which are used regularly in sewing, ranging from repair patches, marking & measuring equipment, machine accessories, scissors, pins & needles and more.
We offer a huge selection of zips including Concealed, Open End , Closed End and Chunky
We also have a great choice of Buttons and Ribbons , Interfacings , Threads , Cotton Seam & Bias Bindings and Elastics