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 […]

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 […]

Couture….That means sewing!

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A little blog update really. Couture. What does it really mean? We talk about couture clothing and think of beautiful creations I am sure, but is it just a posh word? I sew at home, I love sewing and make a lot of clothes. I have many, many books about sewing and fashion, many of them include the […]

Retro shirt and Hacking update

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A while go i got a mixed bundle of sewing patterns (from a well known auction website) and yesterday I had a proper look through. Of the 25 patterns, most of the were ladies but 3 were for men. 2 Shirt patterns and a pyjama pattern. One pattern caught my eye and that was a […]

Male Devon Sewing has won something! I’m so excited!

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Well how exciting! Male Devon Sewing has won something! it might not be the Lottery or a years supply of chocolate but something much more special….. I came home today after doing a bit of shopping and behind the door was this months copy of Love Sewing magazine (If you don’t yet subscribe then hurry up […]

Neapolitan Jacket…..The reveal!

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So several posts ago I said I was making a Neapolitan style jacket for myself. You know those beautiful Italian jackets from Naples. Well, finally I have finished my jacket. Yes it has taken longer than usual but I have been busy with other makes such as a wedding dress, blouses for Lu from the Love […]

So much happening….great times ahead I feel.

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It feels like an absolute age since I last posted but I can assure you it is not from my laziness! So many things have happened – nearly all of them to do with my sewing. Where shall I start?….. First off, I am writing a book! Yes you read that correctly a book. Well […]