• Collaborations,  Sewing

    Underwear: The trials and tribulations

    This blog post is sponsored by Craft + Thrift: an Etsy store of curated deadstock, vintage and thrifted fabric for the sustainable sewist. All thoughts/opinions are my own. I’ve always tried to use each sewing project as a chance to learn something new- whether its a new fabric or a new technique. It’s all an opportunity to become a better sewer, right? Yeah yeah yeah. I can tell you that that is NOT what I was thinking as I wrangled my twisted jersey from under my needle plate for the billionth time. When Amy @Craftandthriftshop asked if wanted to work with her on a post of course I said yes! I love discovering new fabric shops, especially ones with a sustainable ethos. I was browsing through the fabrics and noticed she did underwear kits. Oo-er. I’ve always been curious about sewing underwear. Truthfully I’ve never had the urge or interest to sew them! My only experience of underwear was sewing a bra on The Great British Sewing Bee. I actually kind of enjoyed it- until my bra *literally* fell apart during judging. So yeah- I wasn’t exactly rushing to recreate that experience! (Imagine that happening in the shop!) But I’ve…