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Knickers Tutorial

Gorgeous, sustainable, recycled knickers from charity shop finds! No more boring knickers for you. Follow this tutorial (if you have enough experience to make up the bits I don’t mention) or if you’re too chicken, book on a course with me! Sewing with stretchy fabrics is a little scary if you’ve never done it before, …

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Shirt In A Day

I was lucky enough to spend a day this past weekend at Running With Scissors in Sheffield, teaching some lovely people to make a shirt in a day. It is every bit as ambitious as it sounds. But they were well up for a challenge and they did magnificently. Up to and including this course, …

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Phone Holster “Tutorial”

Ok, it’s not much of a tutorial, since you could have figured this out on your own, but in case you are really new to this augmented apparel thing, here you go: Dig into your spare denim stash (which you totally have, right? You cut the legs off knackered old jeans before you chuck them, …

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Bead and Wire Necklace

I’ve been messing about with this bead and wire technique since I saw a Very Expensive necklace in a posh artisan shop in town and thought to myself, “I could do that…” I love the bit where I go to my stack of drawers full of beads of every shape and colour and just choose …

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Further Adventures in Pants

Emboldened  by the success of the first pair of boxers I made, and somewhat overexcited by the re-opening of charity shops, I decided to make Julian some crazy new boxers. I came home with this haul of old garments: And from them I made this pile of pants: These take a up a lot more …

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