Tag: clothesmaking

The Stripey Summer Hoodie

The Stripey Summer Hoodie

Recently I wrote an article about my trip to Paris, and the fabrics I bought there. I wanted to do a separate post all about the construction of a hoodie that I made with some of the striped jersey I brought back with me. The fabric is 

Sprout Patterns – Negroni Shirt

Sprout Patterns – Negroni Shirt

You know what, I don’t actually have many shirts in my wardrobe. There are two reasons for that: First off, ready-to-wear shirts rarely catch my eye and secondly, constructing a shirt at home is not quick and can be a bit of a headache. So 

London Style | Missoni Art Colour Exhibition

London Style | Missoni Art Colour Exhibition

The Missoni Art Colour exhibition is a visual story of inspiration, colour and (of course) clothes! Missoni are famous for their use of bold stripes and zigzags… and they made knitwear cool. This exhibit is a chance to study what inspired their iconic style and see it realised in a 

Joining the Minerva Crafts Blogger Network

Joining the Minerva Crafts Blogger Network

This week I was asked to join Minerva Crafts’ Blogger Network – a small group of clothes-makers and crafters based all over the world. Every month, Minerva Crafts will send me a supplies kit with my chosen fabrics, notions and sewing pattern. I will then construct 

Great British Sewing Bee 2016

Great British Sewing Bee 2016

So the day has come – the new series of The Great British Sewing Bee starts tonight! Tune into BBC2 at 9pm to watch… It’s felt like a long wait, but now I’m feeling a bit nervous! I’m so proud to be a part of 

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