Posts tagged with ‘Fabric’

  • Homemade oil cloth make up bag

    Small changes can have big affects

    By on January 22, 2016

    When you make your own the options to personalise your projects are endless, I show you how you can…

  • Gemma & Matt Chapple working on the launch of the SEW-A-SAURUS sewing kit range

    The tales of launching a product

    By on November 24, 2015

    I share our tales of launching our first product, the SEW-A-SAURUS sewing kit. The story shares our highs…

  • Matt's Top tips for using Rotary Cutters

    Using a rotary cutter

    By on November 9, 2015

    During the Sewing Bee I became know as Maverick Matt with the rotary cutter, they are now my cutting…

  • How to make bias binding

    How to make bias binding

    By on September 25, 2015

    Some things are more simple that you think, rather than buying bias binding why not try and make it?…

  • The top of the teepee

    How to make a TeePee

    By on August 26, 2015

    Let me walk you through the process of making a teepee, in our case we have gone XXL for…

  • Lightweight gents jacket

    A casual gents jacket

    By on August 5, 2015

    Let me walk you through my latest sewing project, a casual gents jacket which is perfect for spring/summer. …

  • How to upcycle kitchen chairs

    How to upcycle kitchen chairs

    By on July 29, 2015

    How to upcycle kitchen chairs to create a shaby-chic look whilst also making them child friendly. I suggest which…

  • Sewing a mans shirt by Matt Chapple

    Stitching a mans shirt

    By on June 27, 2015

    It’s time to test out my self drafted shirt pattern, armed with a stripped shirting fabric I set to…

  • Golf trousers: How's that for pattern matching?

    A very bold pair of tartan golf trousers

    By on June 4, 2015

    Just in time for our annual golf weekend I make a pair of very bright golfing trousers using a…

  • 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…