I love the challenge of sewing a shirt, so I decided to do a bit of selfish sewing for my Husband. The Hackney Shirt, from Sew Over It includes flat felled seams, a classic collar and a tower button placket.
My name is Claire and I’m a coat-o-holic. I love sewing coats, because I like a challenge, I like tailoring and I even like top stitching and this coat was going to push my skills and test my patience. I drew my inspiration from Anne Hathaway looking rather fetching in this Mustard Trench and sinceContinue reading “Isla Trench Coat”
Nani IRO is the brand name of the renowned Japanese artist Naomi Ito. I was introduced to the collection and designer through the fabric shop Guthrie and Ghani. The collection really made my head turn as the collection can only be described as art on fabric. There is a strong, abstract, painterly, minimalist aesthetic, that savours every line andContinue reading “Inspired by Nani Iro”
As a nation, we’re a nation of shopkeepers but more importantly, Dog Lovers. The & Co. sign off of all my posts refer to the ever wooly, hairy, smelly, wouldn’t have him any other way, but loveable studio dog, our Border Terrier Walter. His constant presense, and his role as the cornerstone in our familyContinue reading “Drawing Dogs”
Alongisde my #100daysofpatterns project, I’m looking at pattern and textile designers that I admire to try and get a better understanding of how and why it works. So today I’m looking at Cotton and Flax, handmade textile home goods from US based designer Erin Dollar. Every piece in the collection is cut, printed and sewn inContinue reading “Inspired by Cotton and Flax”