Battle of the Stitches: the sportswear edit

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Who knew that after 7 fearful battles, me and Toya would still be friends. Ducking and diving and approaching each challenge with gusto. Four years later and we still haven’t thrown the towel in.

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Battle of the Stitches: the Jumpsuit

jumpsuit_4It’s been about 18 years ago since I last wore a boilersuit, my younger self had one in Levis denim that I wore for work at the advertising agency that I worked at on Regent Street. I thought I was cutting edge because boilersuits were not a thing and I didn’t care that other people probably thought I had arrived at the office to unblock the sinks in the ladies toilets.

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What have you done today to make you feel proud?

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If you read my last blog post, you will know all about The Strip Tee Team Challenge. Where 8 experienced sewing bloggers and their newbie t(w)eenagers were competing to make the most awesomely beautiful, ridiculously cool, utterly inspiring Strip Tees for themselves.

Well, they did just that. No joke. Do not underestimate the power of a basic tee.

When parents share their love of sewing with their child, they are passing the skill on to the next generation. It’s a life skill that everyone should have. And after making your first garment, you can not help but feel incredibly, insanely proud.

So, without further ado, let’s see how the all the teams got on…

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