Sewing rather than Blogging

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Well I have been very bad, I have not Blogged since April! I’m not going to give you any excuses apart from the fact I have been busy sewing. Yes thats it, I have been making lots of different things and honestly, became caught up in it. As you know my blog posts are, generally, […]

Latest Minerva Crafts Blogger Network post – First Wedding Outfit

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Well it has been a little while, due to many things happening but I can reveal my latest Minerva Crafts Blogger Network post. My first Wedding Outfit.

I'm back!

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So I really do have an excuse for the delay in giving you a blog post…..I guess most people by now have heard that I have been a contestant in this years Great British Sewing Bee which started airing a few weeks ago on BBC2. So that is one reason my blog posts have been […]

Minerva Crafts Blogger Network Floral Shirt

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After a little break from the Minerva Craft Bloggers Network, here is my latest make for them. Simplicity 1538 in a pink floral cotton. ‘Country Living’ indeed.   Read all about it HERE Until next time……Happy Sewing!

#Blazerof2016 update and other ramblings

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Hello my loyal followers. In my last post I introduced you to the #Blazerof2016 challenge. Well I am pleased to see so many people taking up the challenge and having a go at sewing some menswear. If you haven’t yet plucked up courage to take part you still have plenty of time. Details are here. […]

Wool Jacket finished!

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So a few months ago I picked up some beautiful blue Welsh Wool from a popular Internet Auction site. £15 lighter I received just over 3m of the stuff. A Very nice blue with golden/green flecks. I wasn’t sure what to make but then decided on another jacket! Apparently ‘Blue’ is in fashion and I’ve never […]

Latest Minerva Craft Blog and blue wool Jacket update

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My second blog for the Minerva Craft Bloggers Network went live today. A lovely dress for my wife Lu and ready for the festive season coming soon. Sneak peek but click here for the full writeup. Now I’ve been making progress with my Welsh Wool jacket; sleeves are in and I’ve handworked the buttonholes but […]

This is the end……….

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Yep this is the end…..Last Friday was my last day at work; I am no longer a teacher but officially a stay-at-home-Dad or House-Husband if you prefer! Lu, my wife, is returning to work after her 9 months maternity leave and we have decided that I will take over duties at home and look after our son […]