Tag: menswear

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 

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 | Wimbledon Common

London Style | Wimbledon Common

London boasts some great parks and commons; one of the most famous (perhaps thanks to a band of furry friends with their own TV show) is Wimbledon Common. My friend Louise and I took a wander around Wimbledon during tennis season, and somehow she ended up interviewing on 

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