Welcome to Sew What's New

WELCOME to…

…Sew What’s New, our creative lifestyle blog featuring stitching, making & baking ideas for the whole family.  Also read Matt’s story of winning the Great British Sewing Bee and see what’s been keeping him busy since the show.

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The Sew Whats New Team: Matt Chapple, Gemma, Evie & Max
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NEWS FLASH: MAKE IT OWN IT LOVE IT

My debut sewing book!

I am very proud to announce my debut book, Make it Own it Love it, dedicated to stitching your way to a personalised wardrobe.

I share the inside scoop here on Sew What’s New, take an exclusive look at my book and find out when it will be available.

Find out more about the SEW-A-SAURUS sewing kit

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Now, let us hear you ROARRRR…

Make sewing fun with our NEW sewing kit range.  The SEW-A-SAURUS sewing kit contains everything you need to make a wearable dino tail.  Shop less and stitch more by bagging yourself a kit today.

Find out more about the SEW-A-SAURUS sewing kit

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Small changes can have big effects

When you make your own creations the options to personalise your projects are endless, I show you how 2 small changes to a pattern can have a big effect.  Find out more…

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DIY knight costume

How to make a knights costume from bright coloured felt.  Fun project to make a Knight tunic which slips on and off easily.  It’s an essential item for every little boys dressing up box!

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Tales of launching a product

We share our personal journey of designing & launching our first product, including the highs & lows which we experienced along the way…

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Make up bag tutorial

Get your New Year stitch on by making this beautiful make up bag.  Perfect to store all of those Christmas cosmetics!

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Rotary Cutter top tips

I become famous for my use of Rotary Cutters during the Sewing Bee, they are still my tool of choice.  Let me help you get to grips with using a rotary cutter.

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Matt Chapple Wins the Great British Sewing Bee

The journey of a lifetime

It’s been the most amazing 6 weeks of my life!
Follow my journey from being announced that I am a contestant on the Great British Sewing Bee to be crowned winner of series 3…

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