The smartphone video feature can be a powerful tool for Sewists and Fashionistas. I read a lot! I mean a lot!! To my shame and regret, I don't keep track of books, short stories, authors and when I might have read them. I devour books, particularly mysteries and science fiction. The other day my son and … Continue reading How to make your smartphone your fashion assistant to perfect your look.
Flatter your client by creating a neat long line. I am a seamstress. I love to sew. I imagined sewing pretty dresses for my daughter. I had two sons. They were not all that keen on Mum’s sewing for them until recently. Now they are my clients. I make vests (post … Continue reading Hem narrow pants that flatter the vertically challenged.
My latest project is a gentleman's vest. I used an online pattern calculator that gives you the means to graph a fitted vest based on the person's measurements. It was very accurate and only required some adjustments to the back neckline and shoulder width on the back piece. I placed the darts once I had … Continue reading Gentleman’s vest
Muslin assembly and FittingThe pockets and the pocket pieces on the Lutterloh pattern need to be checked and adjusted if they do not match. I made a couple of adjustments so the curve on the pants and the curve on the pocket lining matched.The pockets came out nicely and I under stitched the lining then … Continue reading Lutterloh Mens Pants continued