Tag: sewing

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.comΒ  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)…

How to: Make a Sewing Pattern from a Shop-bought Garment

How to: Make a Sewing Pattern from a Shop-bought Garment

It’s no secret that most menswear sewing patterns are uncool, boxy garments that you would never see in a shop. Women’s sewing patterns are modern and fashionable, with thousands to choose from and brand new patterns being released every month, while us guys are left…