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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Sewing rather than Blogging

Well I have been very bad, I have not Blogged since April! I’m not going to give you any excuses…

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Mens Asymmetric Shirt challenge

Now I love social media, well sewing social media that is, as I am always amazed by what my fellow…

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Home Tailored Suit Part 6 – Finishing the Jacket

Following on from my last post, we can finish off the jacket. The lining is checked thoroughly on the inside of the…

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Home Tailored Suit Part 4 – Vents and Collar

Before we can attach the collar we need to address the back. This will involve creating the vent or vents.…

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Home Tailored Suit Part 3 – Lapels

Continuing the make of my home tailored 3 piece suit we move to finishing the front and creating the lapels.…

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