tracing

Lets talk about Tracing Paper

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There comes a time in everyones sewing adventures when things get a little more complex, usually starting with the patterns you are using. As you become more proficient at sewing you will experiment more and probably one of the first things you will do is alter a commercial pattern. This might mean a simple size […]

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Mens Asymmetric Shirt challenge

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Now I love social media, well sewing social media that is, as I am always amazed by what my fellow sewers are doing. I love seeing their makes and find it all too inspiring. Occasionally though I see something I really want to make: Or as in this case was challenged to make! A few […]

The ‘Guild’ Jacket reveal

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So following on from my last post on ‘workwear’ fashion I have been busy designing and making. So here I present to you my first iteration of the ‘Guild’ jacket. Based around the French Chore Jacket, or Bleu de Travail, I drafted this pattern to be a little more tailored whilst retaining the traditional look. […]

Half-way through another year…Where does the time go?

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I can’t believe that it is already the 1st of July. Thats half of 2016 gone already and what a crazy six months it has been. (No I’m not talking about Brexit or any other politics related stuff here, just sewing!) I wrote a similar post this time last year here and wow how things […]

Male Devon Sewing 2015. Review of the year.

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So it has been a whole year! I started this blog as a means of documenting my sewing and the things I have made. I am sure this is how many blogs start and I have to be honest, I never really thought I would keep on blogging. Well I have and this is a […]