Named after the Norse God, Odin – Thor’s Dad no less – Wednesday could be considered pretty significant. But as far as days of the week go, Wednesday seems to get a pretty bum deal. … read more
Ever wondered what to do with all those vintage crochet doilies you seem to keep acquiring from charity shops? This lightning quick lace insertion DIY will show you how to transform an old t-shirt for … read more
I’ll be the first to admit that invisible zippers have been the bane of my life for a long while now. Having taught myself to sew, I was never showed how to insert a zipper, … read more
Here at By Hand HQ we like to keep things cosy. No skyscraper offices and small talk by the coffee machine here, oh no. One studio, a couple of sewing machines, fabric and haberdashery piled … read more
When some friends and I were talking the other day about your desert island meal – ie if you were only allowed to eat one thing for the rest of your life – I couldn’t … read more
I hardly ever find tops I like in the shops. In fact, I hardly ever find anything I like in the shops. Correction: I hardly ever find anything I want to buy in the shops. … read more
One thing I love about being a grown up is being able to be my own teacher. At school I remember the parents and staff always whinging about how “spoon-fed” we were; that we didn’t … read more
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