New Patterns: Jalie, Marfy, and (*gasp*) Burda Plus Magazine?

Things I’ve been doing: sewing lots of stuff for my Wardrobe Sudoku Contest Entry.  Things I haven’t been doing: taking pictures of stuff for my Wardrobe Sudoku Contest Entry.  Expect a giant blog info-dump of multiple pattern reviews at some point in the near future.  In the meantime, to distract you from my lack of … More New Patterns: Jalie, Marfy, and (*gasp*) Burda Plus Magazine?

Newsflash: New Jalie Patterns Announced

Ah, Jalie.  The company that makes patterns for leotards, dance belts, and those jeans.  I use their men’s skating patterns obsessively, and their patterns consistently get positive reviews over on Pattern Review.  They always offer a nice mix of athletic and casual patterns, and the inclusion of 22 sizes in one envelope is always appreciated. … More Newsflash: New Jalie Patterns Announced

Sewing for Guys

So, as I have been mentioning, I now have a team dance partner for skating.  Which means I am now attempting sewing men’s skating patterns.  My first attempt was the ever popular Jalie 2802: Perhaps the best part of this pattern is that it exists.  Which sounds dumb, but, really, it is the ONLY men’s … More Sewing for Guys

Merry Christmas! (And Sewing Loot Photos)

I hope everyone is having a wonderful holiday!  Taking a small break between immediate family and extended family gatherings to post a bit of the exciting sewing loot I got this year. Fabric!  Back – striped corduroy; Front – ribbed knits My sister got some too – Left to right: Brown corduroy for pants, green sequins, … More Merry Christmas! (And Sewing Loot Photos)