Learn to Tailor with me – Part 3 – Drafting the Jacket block

So here we have part 3 (following on from part 1 and part 2) of my free online tailoring course.…

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Learn to Tailor with me – Part 2 – Fabric

OK! Part 2 of my free online Tailoring course. This time we look at fabric. Anyway sit back and enjoy.…

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Learn to Tailor with me – Part 1 – Introduction

So I posted on social media recently that I will be running a course on Tailoring for you all… Well…

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How to start Sewing – book review

A while back I posted about sewing books and in particular some of the hidden gems you can find. One…

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How to Find More Time to Sew

The greatest foe of any sewing enthusiast is without a doubt, time. You can’t allow yourself to neglect certain important…

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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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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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