Believe It Or Not

Inspired by the contestants on The Great British Sewing Bee this year, I shared my lifelong desire to learn to sew with my best friend.

My mum and nan both sewed and I always marveled at how they could create, alter and fix things with their trusty sewing box and old Singer sewing machine. Something I loved about my time as an actor was getting the chance to dress up as different characters in different eras and I always admired the work that went into making the garments, paying attention to the cut, the material and the fit of every item of clothing. My curiosity would usually be followed with a wish that I could make my own creations. (more…)