Posts tagged with ‘sew’

  • How to make a biker style leather jacket

    The making of a leather jacket

    By on April 1, 2015

    Matt shares some helpful tips on how to tackle making a leather jacket. Guidance on choosing leather to…

  • Matt Chapple wins the Great British Sewing Bee

    Matt’s Great British Sewing Bee final celebrations

    By on March 15, 2015

    Join me in my celebrations on final night of the Great British Sewing Bee, where I was crowned Sewing…

  • 1st place and through to the final, what a week on GBSB

    Great British Sewing Bee semi final

    By on March 9, 2015

    Lace, satin, rubber and leather…sewing doesn’t get tougher than this! Well, it is the semi final after all….

  • Simple leather clutch page

    Clutch bag, great introduction to leather

    By on March 5, 2015

    Experiment working with leather by making this clutch bag, follow my guide to make this stylish bag…

  • Teach you how to shorten jeans

    How to shorten jeans

    By on March 4, 2015

    How many pairs of trousers do you have which are the wrong length? Easy to follow tutorial to learn…

  • Team huddle

    Week 4 on the GBSB

    By on March 1, 2015

    GBSB structure week. It doesn’t seem possible to make corset, cocktail dress & a kilt in 12 hrs!

  • Sew whats under your kilt?

    How to make a kilt

    By on February 27, 2015

    Kilt makers spend years learning the art of making a kilt, I had just 6 hours. Here’s my…

  • Claudia and Matt in the sewing room

    A good vintage!…It’s week 3 on GBSB

    By on February 20, 2015

    In week 3 on GBSB we tackle vintage machines, vintage patterns and some of the fiddliest material around.

  • A blouse of sheer beauty

    A blouse of sheer beauty

    By on February 19, 2015

    With spring breaking why not update your wardrobe with this beautiful sheer top, read how Matt tackled this blouse…

  • Paul's dancing elephant

    Matt stitches on to week 3 of GBSB

    By on February 14, 2015

    Great British Sewing Bee week 2, resulted in the sewing room resembling a zoo rather than a haberdashery!