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Rosy Sews Modern Vintage

Bright coloured vintage scarf in her hair, I loved Rosy’s vintage look when we met at the Knitting & Stitching Show last Autumn. Of course we had lots to chat about, both being vintage and sewing fans! Rosy has a sewing vlog on You Tube so I sent her a set of my scrap busting…

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The Stitch Festival

A huge thank you for visiting me at The Stitch Festival in London last week. Olive Road London is an online store and there really is no better way to meet customers. I genuinely mean it when I say I have the best customers in the world. Here are my highlights from the show. (Thanks…

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Three Reasons to Visit The Stitch Festival This Week

Find me at Stand H49, The Business Design Centre, Angel, Islington. 1. My Biggest Ever Collection of Vintage Fabrics I’m bringing along my biggest ever collection of vintage fabrics to The Stitch Festival this week. Barkcloth, conversational prints,and even some 1980’s swimwear jersey. Fabrics ranging from the 1950’s to the 1990’s. I’ve hunted high and…

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I’m at The Stitch Festival

The Stitch Festival formerly known as The Spring Knitting & Stitching Show is the ultimate day out for textile craft lovers. The Stitch Festival champions creativity with hundreds of workshops, demonstrations, fashion exhibitions, textile installations, as well as 200 of our most loved exhibitors selling specialist craft supplies. Spend a day re-stocking your yarn stash,…

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I’m At The Knitting & Stitching Show

I’m back at the Knitting & Stitching show this Autumn at Alexandra Palace in London. 10 to 13th October 2019. Find me at stand J17 in the Great Hall. Come and say hello and get a free Scrap Busting Pattern booklet (whilst stocks last). I’ll be selling a wide range of vintage fabrics, buttons and…

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Fabric Scrap Busting: 8 top tips for zero waste sewing

“Waste in fashion can be redesigned and minimised. It can be a massive problem or could be an untapped never-ending resource”Loved Clothes Last: Fashion Revolution Issue #2 Textile waste from the fashion industry is a major contributing factor to the environmental emergency, with 15-19% of fabric ending up on the cutting room floor during the…

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We Are Celebrating Our 5th Birthday!

We are 5! Olive Road London launched at Pop-Up Vintage Fairs at Old Spitalfields Market in London in September 2014. I started selling bags I had made from vintage fabric along with a few vintage finds. Five years on, my business has developed into focusing on selling vintage fabrics, patterns and accessories along with teaching…

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