It’s two days after the brilliant Mighty Hoopla festival in London and I’m still on a (metaphorical) high. But from a sewing perspective, it’s decidedly a case of mixed emotions. I’ve been ill recently (including a brief spell in hospital) and, coupled with our busy social schedule, I’ve been away from the sewing machine for… Continue reading Sometimes the clothes do not make the man. And vice versa.
Life has sort of gotten in the way of sewing recently, leaving me a little annoyed with myself that it’s more than a month since my last update. Marc and I are getting married later this year, and we’ve also decided to move up to Manchester. As an ex-Londoner, I’m finding Bristol small – and since Marc… Continue reading Red denim dungarees – part 2, and more besides.
I’ve been a busy boy recently, and after my initial fervent fortnight’s sewing I’ve been away from the machine for a little while. Part of the reason was sewing fatigue, and another was a recent road trip to help a friend relocate to Amsterdam. We drove down to London to pick him up, and I gave… Continue reading Loose threads
Since the creation of my denim romper went so well, Marc has asked me to fashion (pun intended) him a pair of red dungaree shorts that he can wear to Mighty Hoopla in June. I’ve realised fairly instantly that buying patterns can be expensive, so it pays to recycle and re-imagine wherever possible. With this in… Continue reading Red denim dungarees shorts – part 1