Marty Collings got into sewing in 2016 through an interest in steam punk fashion.
He now sews everyday clothes for himself and his lovely wife, Carol. Marty loves being creative and has a lot of fun with his sewing hobby. We talk about all the things he’s discovered and learned so far.
Some of Marty's makes mentioned on the episode:
Collection of collared t-shirts using Simplicity 1544 and Vogue 8759 patterns
First steam punk coat Marty ever made
Steam punk coat Marty had hanging in the background of our chat - his fave!
Zadie jumpsuit made for his wife Carol
Men's corset made with steel boning
Matching his and her polka dot outfits - perfect for cruising!
Other special mentions:
Every steam punk outfit needs a cravat
Katy the paperweight