Katherine Heigl has been spotted in several magazines and newspapers talking about her love of sewing. There have been pictures of her shopping for fabric and choosing a sewing machine (Bernina if you were interested). Tom Cruise shortly before his split with Katie Holmes bought her a sewing machine for her birthday, although she didn’t disclose the make and model.
We found 10 surprising celebrities who can sew, including 3 very well known famous men! If you want to see the original source which confirm that these celebrities sew click on their names.
Queen of cool Gwen says that sewing runs in her family. Her grandmother and mother both sew and when she got older she was very into making her own clothes too. She now has 2 successful clothing lines L.A.M.B and Harajuku Lovers.
Introducing the first of our celebrity male stitchers, Chris Martin from the band Coldplay. He and his fellow band members apparently love sewing their own clothes. ‘It gives us some control over our visual identity‘ he explains.
Whilst on tour in Sweden in 2011 Britney tweeted a picture of herself having a sewing lesson from her wardrobe staff. Whether she continued sewing after that lesson has not been covered in the media, but I’d like to think it inspired her to learn more.
Julia Roberts is another who has been taking sewing lessons. She has been making cushions for her twins, and trousers for husband Danny. She has been taking up new hobbies including sewing to ‘stop her brain from turning to mush’ as she gets older.