Month: August 2018

Dabbling with Fabric Painting

Dabbling with Fabric Painting

I like painting. I like clothes. But I never thought to combine to two, until recently… It was a total accident that I started to dabble with fabric painting. I had sewn a toile for my self-drafted vest top and, while it fit well, it…

3 Menswear Sewing Patterns for Beginners

3 Menswear Sewing Patterns for Beginners

I remember my first (and failed!) attempt at taking up sewing as a hobby. I was just a teenager, fuelled by my passion for Project Runway, and in a spontaneous move I decided to buy a sewing machine, sewing pattern and fabric to get stuck…

Fabric Bundles – GIVEAWAY!

Fabric Bundles – GIVEAWAY!

To celebrate the launch of whatthecrop.comย  I have two bundles of fabric to be won. Each bundle is a range of fabrics including wools, cottons and designer offcuts* all perfect for either sewing or crafting. Each bundle will include some longer lengths (1.5m or more)…