||Sewing Machine Review
||5/15/10 1:31 PM|
|Viking - Sapphire 830 |
I purchased this machine three years ago as I was becoming more serious about sewing. I decided that I wanted a TOTL machine. I do mostly garment sewing.
I liked the wider sewing area and the adjustable needle width. I also liked that you could program the button hole length and replicate it th...more...
|Pattern Review ||1/4/10 12:53 PM|
|Self Drafted Pattern - 57304-1001 pin tuck shirt |
I am experimenting with various heirloom techniques for men's shirts. This shirt features pin tucks on the front, back yoke and cuffs. (Another shirt features Mexican tucks. See it HERE)
Originally I intended to do "sharks teeth" on the shirt, but after I made the tucks I lik...more...
|Pattern Review ||12/31/09 11:22 AM|
|Self Drafted Pattern - 57304-1000 New Year's Shirt |
I have been experimenting with heirloom techniques on men's shirts. This is the second one I have completed. (You can see the first one HERE.) While many of the techniques of heirloom sewing seem inappropriate for men's wear, there are a few that can be used on a man's shirt without looking like s...more...
|Pattern Review ||12/22/09 9:26 AM|
|Vogue Patterns - 7004 Men's loose-fit jacket |
This OOP Vogue pattern is for a jacket, pants and shorts. I made the jacket.
38-40-42 (chest size) There is enough ease to use your normal size and still wear it comfortable with a shirt or sweater.
Did it look like the photo/drawing on the pattern envelope onc...more...
|Pattern Review ||10/25/09 6:24 PM|
|Kwik Sew - 2880 Men Shirts |
Men's Western Shirt
Did it look like the photo/drawing on the pattern envelope once you were done sewing with it?
Were the instructions easy to follow?
What did you particularly like or dislike about the pattern?
It is a nicely styled men's western...more...