Sewing

Woven Kielo

I’ve had more time to sew recently as a result of both having a more relaxed job, and Phil starting an online undergraduate degree (in computer science) which is keeping him busy most evenings. Once Phil is settled down to study I’m turning to my sewing projects in the evenings […]

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Paper Bag Waist Trousers

Just a quick blog post today to share a pair of trousers which I made (and photographed) almost exactly one year ago, but never did share on the blog. These are Simplicity 8605, which were part of Simplicity’s 2018 Spring collection, made in a super soft chambray fabric from Guthrie

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June Sewing Zine Vlog

Yesterday evening I recorded a new vlog with what I’ve been up to over the last month, including craft workshops & sewing swaps. [youtube https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=vd6UCkSyLiE&w=560&h=315] Things mentioned: Tina Francis Tapestry Birmingham Design Festival Monoprinting with Crafty Bun Studio Foilco Knit Sweater – Embroidery Stitch Sampler Birmingham & District Guild of

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Paris Sewcial

Last weekend was the Paris Sewcial / Paris Coud meet-up, organised by myself and Carmen Bouchard. Back in 2014, I attended a Paris meet-up organised by Carmen, and this January I decided it was time for another large meet-up in Paris. Carmen agreed to organise it with me and took on the tasks

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