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Class Review 1/19/15 10:53 AM
Fun with Fitting - PANTS
Before I get started, I'll note that I'm a man that's fitting pants for myself, so this review comes from that perspective. What I really like about "Fun With Fitting: Pants" is that Sarah Veblen takes a conceptual approach, rather than a "spot this problem, apply canned solution" approach. A big p... more...
4 comments
 
Class Review 7/28/13 0:45 AM
Pant Construction Techniques, Sandra Betzina, Craftsy
In "Pant Construction Techniques" Sandra Betzina shows you how to make a pair of pants. Fitting isn't really covered, but there's a companion course, "Pant Fitting Techniques" that deals with that subject. The course comes with a pattern from Sandra Betzina's "Today's Fit" line for Vogue Patterns.... more...
24 comments
 
Class Review 7/22/13 11:54 PM
Sew Better, Sew Faster with Janet Pray
"Sew Better Sew Faster" Janet Pray takes you through the process of sewing an unlined jacket, complete with yoke, vents, collar, cuffs, patch pockets and welt pockets. What's special about the class are the techniques you use to construct the jacket. Instead of using home sewing techniques, Janet ... more...
13 comments
 
Pattern Review 7/13/13 3:26 PM
Kwik Sew - 3504
Pattern Description: Men's Jeans pattern. Includes variations for straight cut and boot-cut (slighlty flared leg). According to the pattern envelope, "Men's jeans have fly zipper, waistband with belt carriers, back yoke, back patch pockets, front pockets, a coin pocket, and topstitching detail. ... more...
11 comments
 
Pattern Review 5/30/13 7:23 PM
McCall's - 6044 MEN'S SHIRTS
Pattern Description: Men's button-down dress shirt, with a slight tapered cut down the side seam. It has short and long-sleeve variations, as well as versions with a western-ish yoke. There is an optional chevron-style front pocket. Some versions of the pocket include flaps. This pattern is eas... more...
9 comments
 

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Computer geek who discovered sewing. I mainly sew menswear for myself and my partner, but also do some home dec sewing, as well as cases and bags for electronic gear. more

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