I've wanted a pair of red pants for years, but could never find the right fabric. Anyone who sews menswear will probably understand. It's SO hard to find the right weight and something without stretch. Stretch is the devil in my book. So you can imagine my delight in finding a non-stretch, heavy red moleskin [...]
Shirtmaking — How slow can you go?
It's amazing how much precision sewing goes into even the cheapest RTW man's shirt. I'm sure there are all sorts of special machines and feet that create the various seams. Nonetheless, the craftsmanship is pretty amazing, especially when you're trying to re-create that level of exactness on a home sewing machine. It's been awhile since [...]