Boris tries his hand at sewing

The Mayor was given a guiding hand, while attempting to sew a garment. Credit: Stefan Rousseau/PA Wire

Boris Johnson tried his hand on a sewing machine at a clothing factory in the East End this morning.

The Mayor was visiting the newly-established East End Manufacturing Ltd in order to champion manufacturing in the capital.

He was visiting a newly-established clothing factory in the East End. Credit: Stefan Rousseau/PA Wire
But it seemed the Mayor found his sewing experience rather overwhelming. Credit: Stefan Rousseau/PA Wire

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Boris creates 'codpiece'

Boris Johnson tried his hand on a sewing machine at a clothing factory in the East End this morning. He described the finished "garment" as a "codpiece".