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The Tale of the Tape

The Tale of the Tape

Today, we talk about taking my measurements. I have not been looking forward to this. I suspect you haven’t either. I give you my word that I will not post any pictures of me in a state of partial undress. In return for this kindness, I will spare myself the indignity...
Test Patterns

Test Patterns

Now that I had purchased my materials, procured or made the special tools necessary for the project, and found the instructions I needed to create my pattern, all that was left was to start work on said pattern. That’s right, after all this time and effort, I was...

I Literally had Trouble Seeing the Pattern!

The story so far: I, a middle-aged man with no experience sewing and questionable taste in clothing, have decided to make a suit from scratch. I have amassed the tools, materials, and first aid supplies I will need to see the project through to fruition. There’s only...
Iron-y

Iron-y

When dealing with a skilled trade, like tailoring, there are often little secrets that make the difference between a hobbyist and a professional. For example, when I was a professional comedian, I quickly learned that one of the most important assets a beginning comic...