A Cut Above – The ‘New’ Ernest Wright

Ernest Wright have been making scissors in Sheffield since 1902 and have gone through many ups and downs. After 112…

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Handworked Milanese Buttonholes

So in my last post I introduced you to handworked buttonholes. I promised I would show you the Milanese version…

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Handworked Buttonhole Tutorial

The buttonhole: A simple, practical piece of thread engineering that stops our clothes from falling off (or bits of us…

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Basting – Not just for Turkeys!

I was chatting today in a Facebook sewing group and discussing hand sewing and this led me to talk about…

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