Learning to Sew

Learning to Sew

An interview with 11 year old Sophia Ren on her journey learning to sew ...
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Sewing for mental health

Lockdown Sewing

Lockdown sewing became essential for New Zealanders when the world went into lockdown. Sewing machines were dusted off and put ...
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Sewing pattern and notions

Design a Home

Design a home with this school holiday activity and spot prizes! ...
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Sewing with Spring Inspiration

Spring Inspiration sewing

Inspired by the vibrancy of this season, my Spring inspiration colour palette is a mix of soft pinks with animated ...
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Pai Shorts Sewing Pattern by Below the Kōwhai

How to use the word Pai

You can use the word Pai in your everyday language at home, here’s how: ...
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Kauri Dress by Below the Kowhai

Sewing with Winter Inspiration

Winter inspiration can be found in a hushed palette of blues in Prussian, denim, navy and indigo ...
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Rata Top sewing pattern by Below the Kowhai

Sophie’s Rātā Top Adjustments

Let's discuss my personal fit adjustments. This ones dedicated to all of the fit-geeks out there. It's nice to know ...
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Woven and Knit fabric

From Woven to Knit Fabric

Can you sew your favourite woven pattern in knit fabric? ...
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Kauri Tree

Kauri Tree Origins

The gigantic Kauri Tree is the inspiration behind one of our most popular patterns. Learn more about its importance and ...
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Up cycle and sew with Vintage fabrics

Inspiration, tips and advice to up cycle old fabric with your Below the Kōwhai sews ...
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Sewing with Autumn Inspiration

Cosy up to beautiful colours and tones with this Autumn inspiration for your Below the Kōwhai makes ...
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Awhi Coat pdf sewing pattern

How to use the Word Awhi

You can use the word Awhi in your everyday language at home, here's how: ...
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