How to: Make a Sewing Pattern from a Shop-bought Garment

How to: Make a Sewing Pattern from a Shop-bought Garment

It’s no secret that most menswear sewing patterns are uncool, boxy garments that you would never see in a shop. Women’s sewing patterns are modern and fashionable, with thousands to choose from and brand new patterns being released every month, while us guys are left 

Homemade Soy Wax Candles

Homemade Soy Wax Candles

I love candles! After a busy day, lighting a scented candle or two is a great way to relax. BUT I was recently reading about paraffin wax candles (this is the majority of candles you see for sale) and some of the not so great side effects. Apparently 

Dabbling with Fabric Painting

Dabbling with Fabric Painting

I like painting. I like clothes. But I never thought to combine to two, until recently… It was a total accident that I started to dabble with fabric painting. I had sewn a toile for my self-drafted vest top and, while it fit well, it 

Fabric Shopping in Paris

Fabric Shopping in Paris

Last year I visited Paris for the first time. After nearly five years living in London it’s a bit embarrassing that it took me so long to get there but after hearing about the fabric shopping there, I had to go! So I packed my bags 

London Style | Columbia Road Flower Market

London Style | Columbia Road Flower Market

London’s Columbia Road Flower Market is a great location for fashion spotting. I went there recently with my friend Lynne to pick up some blooms and check out the 2016 summer trends. It was a typical British summer’s day (sunny and hot one minute, overcast