Backstitch opens its first shop!
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Last month saw Backstitch, the popular online sewing store, open the doors to its very first bricks and mortar shop at Burwash Manor in Barton. It’s packed full of hand-picked fabrics, trims and threads, dressmaking patterns, kits and all the haberdashery a Homemaker could ever dream of. We couldn’t be more pleased for them! Here’s [...]

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In April 2012, a small team from London decided to create the best online knitting store they possibly could. Two years later, with hard work, an expanding team and a passion for their craft and customers, we would say they have achieved their mission. Their website,, offers a huge range of knitting material, from [...]

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Watch and learn: Make triple chocolate Easter buns with Dr Oetker’s handy video
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Tripe chocolate and ginger hot cross Chelsea buns sound impressive, look incredible and taste even better – and with Dr Oetker‘s YouTube video, you could be buttering them by lunchtime. The recipe is below, and click here to watch Kimberley Wilson of The Great British Bake Off (remember her?!) make them before your very eyes. [...]

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