I'm Laura, a textile designer based in Yorkshire. I'm interested in 3D textiles, fabric manipulation, arts, crafts and films with talking animals. Want to learn how to sew? Got an idea for a commission? Leave a message using the box below :)

Mar

19

The Kalle Shirt

I don’t normally blog before finishing a project, but I’m in love with this new shirt and can’t wait! And besides, I need help with making a decision on snaps. This is the Kalle shirt by Closet Case Patterns. I’ve made it before, in a checked almost tartan wool (nicer than it sounds) and it […]

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Sep

16

Helen Money, Shellac and a reversible metallic skirt

A few months ago my husband and I got to see Shellac and Helen Money playing at the Brudenell in Leeds. We had seen them play a few years earlier at the same venue and were excited about it – we hardly ever get babysitters so it was a big deal, and I am happy […]

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Jan

22

#Blazerof2016

Greetings. And a happy belated new year to all my favourite sewists. It’s great how autocorrect changes that to ‘sexists’ every time. Actually quite appropriate for this blogpost as I am talking menswear (and how hard it is to find a decent sewing pattern for men)! A recent trip to ooobop’s blog landed me in […]

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