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13th June plays proud host to one of the greatest days on any crafter’s calendar – Sewing Machine Day! We pay homage to one of the greatest inventions ever created as we’ve gathered our top favourite stitchy projects from our fabric archive. So get your Singer out and have a go at one (or all) of these fabulous projects.

And if you’re feeling lucky, why not enter our giveaway for your chance to win a Janome sewing machine, worth a whopping £999!

Happy threading, Homemakers!

Celebrate Sewing Machine Day
  1. Nautical Fancy
    What better way to see in summer than the time-honoured tradition that is all things nautical? One of our favourite motifs here at Homemaker, designer Susie Johns has managed to create a drawstring bag and matching wash cloth for you to make at home. Anchors away, SEAmstresses!
    Celebrate Sewing Machine Day
  2. Fabric Fruit Bowl
    Fashion a fabric fruit bowl this season to keep all of your fresh picks neatly together on your kitchen table. Stitched together from a patchwork of Dashwood Studio prints, it’ll add some serious style points to your kitchen! Celebrate Sewing Machine Day
  3. We're Feline Crafty
    Cats provide great inspiration for these Liberty print pincushions that are quick and easy to stitch up. Aren't they just sew adorable? Celebrate Sewing Machine Day
  4. iStitch
    We crafters sure are a multi-tasking bunch, aren't we? Prop up your iPad or tablet on this eye-catching fabric stand – perfect for when you're baking with a recipe, following a craft tutorial video or catching up on the latest episode of The Great British Sewing Bee.
    Celebrate Sewing Machine Day
  5. An Apple A Day
    Get down to the core of crafting as you stitch yourself an essential and adorable set of apple pincushions. Celebrate Sewing Machine Day
  6. Time To Tassel
    The spirit of the seventies is alive and well this season, and there’s no better way to add some retro styling to your home than with these sewn cushions by Corinne Bradd. Celebrate Sewing Machine Day
  7. Handmade Home
    Give a kitchen that personalised touch by sewing up a set of tea towels. These make for a great housewarming gift for a friend, or even as little something for your own home! Celebrate Sewing Machine Day
  8. Homemaker Issue 46
    Check out our current issue of Homemaker, chock full of 164 inspirational ideas for you to try, and over 50 pages of sewing! Celebrate Sewing Machine Day
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