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 […]

Horse riding anyone?

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If you have read any of my posts you will know I love making shirts and jackets. Tailored jackets give me a lot of satisfaction. I enjoy the amount of work involved including the large amount of hand sewing that is required for a decent tailored jacket. Up until now though, most of the jackets I […]

Tweedarees update and other news!

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So my last post I told you about my wonderful fashion idea! Yes the Tweedaree. Well to be honest I’ve not done a lot about it as I have been busy with other things. I did draft some ideas of what I want them to look like. Imagine a waistcoat/trouser all-in-one. I did buy some […]

Tweedarees the latest fashion!

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OK every now and again I have an idea, this has to be my best yet! Today I was chatting to a colleague at work and she asked me how my sewing was going; as you know if you read my blog, I love tailoring and Tweed, so I mentioned to her about my idea. Tweedarees! […]

Moving house, buying buttons and a tweed jacket!

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It has been a long time since my last post but a lot has happened! I guess the biggest thing has been moving house. This has meant the sewing stopped whilst all was boxed up but after a week of moving we are pretty much settled. I now have a better sewing space and I have […]

It’s a boy!

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Exciting news! In the early hours of Wednesday our first son Harry arrived, weighing in at 9lb 6oz! He is doing well but will be in hospital for a few more days whilst he gets used to feeding. Mum is doing well, although wants to come home with him. So I’ve been doing lots of travelling […]

End of the Year and time to start blogging

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Well 2014 is nearly over and I feel I should start my sewing blog ready for 2015 and my first New Years resolution. As 2014 draws to a close I can look back on my sewing achievements for 2014. I have been sewing for years, thanks to my Gran but 2014 saw me leap back […]