Archive for May, 2015

  • Drawing round the shirt pieces to create a personalised pattern

    Make a personalised pattern

    By on May 29, 2015

    Matt shows you how to turn an old item of clothing into a personalised pattern which can be re-made…

  • Finished cargo trousers

    Making boys cargo trousers

    By on May 20, 2015

    Matt test drives an Oliver + S cargo trouser pattern in a quirky camouflage material perfect for a mini…

  • How to make a cardboard castle

    Cardboard crafts: Make a DIY castle

    By on May 15, 2015

    I’m flying solo with the kids, what to do? How about turning a large cardboard box into a DIY…

  • Asparagus season: Growing asparagus

    It’s the Asparagus season!

    By on May 12, 2015

    We are officially in the British Asparagus season until the 21st June, find out what it looks like whilst…

  • How to shorten curtains

    How to shorten curtains

    By on May 8, 2015

    Hands up if you have some ready made curtains that don’t actually fit the window? Shortening curtains is…

  • How to teach your kids to sew

    Teaching children to sew

    By on May 2, 2015

    Worried about a potential lost generation of stitchers? Matt tries to help by sharing his tips on how…