I will just preface this post by saying that none of what I'm showing is at all necessary. The Jedediah pattern has a perfectly fine waistband. It can be very attractive if one takes the time to add a bias binding. In fact, the whole interior of a pair of Jeds can really be dressed [...]
Category: Male Pattern Boldness
On The Horizon — MPB Day 2018
For those who are wondering what the hell I'm talking about, MPB Day is a fabric shopping extravaganza in NYC, organized by Peter Lapin of the blog Male Pattern Boldness. Not only is he an amazing talent and all around great guy, his followers are the most fun and creative people one would ever want [...]
Sewing in English!
I'm no longer a virgin. I've actually forayed into the world of patterns and instructions that I can actually read. I decided to participate in Peter's (of Male Pattern Boldness fame) shirt sew-along. His selected shirt, the Negroni by Colette, really wasn't my style, so I found a vintage 50's dress shirt pattern on Etsy. [...]
F&%* I’ve lost my camera!
I know I promised to post pictures of the finished coat, but after a fantastic 3 day hike in the Maine wilderness I've lost my camera. I'm secretly hoping that my California daughter will magically discover it in her backpack now that she's back home. Keep your fingers crossed. After the hike I had [...]