A few months ago, I was approached by the Daily Telegraph to see if I wanted to do 10 step-by-step craft projects for their website as part of an advertising campaign encouraging people to get out and about and just plain do more. Of course, I said hell to the yes and the first three … Continue reading
Shadow_Stitch is one of the many covert yarnbombers out there, making the concrete jungle a much more beautiful place to be. Read on to find out more about this enigmatic Edinburgh artist.
From sewing for ten hours a day to only using vintage machines, Peter Lappin of the amazing Male Pattern Boldness blog reveals all about his passion for needlework.
Rugby games and X Box just don’t cut it for the modern man of the 21st century any more and sewing is now nearing the top of the hobby heap for a lot of guys, with sustainable fashion shop Junk in Manchester revealing just how popular this new trend actually is. Sew – be a man.
Technology and arts and crafts go hand in hand where Andrew Salomone is concerned. Read on to find out all about his latest machine-knit creations, from an Amy Winehouse-inspired jumper to balaclavas bearing his own face.
From making his own patterns to getting odd looks on the train, Mr X Stitch tells all about the ins and outs of being a guy who likes to sew.
At first glance, opals may seem like a somewhat nondescript little stone, but shine a bright light on them and they sparkle like nobody’s business. I discover the delights of opal cutting on a very remote farm in deepest, darkest Devon.
Famous for Peter Schmeichel, bacon and, of course, Lurpak, Denmark can now add one more attraction to its list of achievements – it’s the home of Jacob Dahlstrup Jensen, artist extraordinaire. Read on to find out about the 25-year-old’s paper tattoos, love of all things nautical and, interestingly enough, bananas.
Cardiff enjoys a taste of the things to come, dished up by food-sculpting chef Thangiaraj Maheswaran Jayabalasubramanian. I discover the delights of salt, flour and gelatine in ways I never thought I would.