14 October 2016

We need your help!

We're over the moon to have been nominated in three categories in the British Sewing Awards 2016 - 'Best Pattern House', 'Best Sewing Blog' and 'Favourite Sewing Personality'!

We'd be soooo grateful if you'd take 2 minutes to vote for Tilly and the Buttons.

In the 'Best Pattern House' category we're the only independent label up against the big, long-established brands, so we really need your help to win.

Why vote for us?

  • Our mission is to spread the love of sewing, so our patterns are welcoming to newbies as well as experienced stitchers. We don't assume everyone understands sewing jargon and diagrams - our customers tell us our instructions are refreshingly clear to use.
  • We put many months of love and attention into developing and testing each and every sewing pattern to ensure they come together nicely and the steps are well explained.
  • Our patterns include thoughtful touches to help you have a joyful sewing experience - from full colour photos of the steps to clearly labelled seams and quality paper that doesn't scrunch up!
  • We support home-grown business by designing and printing our patterns in the UK, on FSC certified paper using vegetable-based ink.
  • We provide a wealth of extra support - from workshops and sewalongs to showcasing our customers' inspirational creations.

Thank you thank you thank you for your support.
We couldn't do this without you x x x

PS. In other exciting news, you can now buy our sewing patterns from Modcloth! It's been a dream of mine to have Modcloth as a stockist from day one :) They currently stock Coco, Arielle and Francoise.

PPS. In or near London? We'll be exhibiting at the Renegade Craft Fair on 5-6 November. Come say hi!


  1. I'm so excited you're being sold on Modcloth! Congratulations!!

  2. Good luck - shame you have to vote on every category before you can submit your vote. Some people I've never heard of are going to benefit from my vote!

  3. I totally agree with VPlum, where you were not mentioned I voted for JLP.

  4. I got all the way to the address, but I'm an Aussie :( sorry I couldn't help.


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