How to download, print and assemble a PDF sewing pattern


Not much beats the immediate satisfaction of being able to buy, download and print a PDF sewing pattern, all in the comfort of your own home and without having to wait like a desperate pup for the postman to come. However, If you've not yet gone down the PDF pattern route, the initial process from purchase to prin... read more ›

Introducing our newest PDF sewing pattern - The Zeena Dress!


They say all clouds have a silver lining, and today this couldn't be more true for us - on our very last day at BHL HQ. As I type we are packing, cleaning, sorting and saying goodbye to the breezeblock temple that we have called our own since last Summer. It's bittersweet, for as we leave behind our past, we are... read more ›

Monster Sale - 50% off all remaining paper patterns!

In one short week we will be moving out of our roomy studio and back into working from our substantially smaller bedrooms and kitchen tables. So we'd like to clear out our shelves a little! Which is why all remaining paper sewing patterns are now 50% off until Sunday 28th June midnight GMT! That means they'll be j... read more ›

New sewing pattern - The Zeena Dress - coming soon!!


Exciting news friends - we have a brand new sewing pattern coming out very, very soon! The Zeena Dress - inspired by and named after the lovely and talented printmaker Zeena Shah - will be released on Monday 29th June, 12:00 noon GMT. More details to come soon, but in the meantime, here's a not-so-sneaky peek at Z... read more ›

How to sew a two-tier gathered skirt


With summer just around the corner, I'm finding it hard to shake a certain tequila-flavoured wanderlust that has been steadily coming over me. I don't know if it's because I want every last shoe from Charlotte Olympia's Down Mexico Way collection, maybe I've been spending too much time stalking Tara Starlet on Ins... read more ›