January 22, 2018

I am going back to the basics and learning how to sew the various elements of a dress shirt. Last week it was the collar and this week it is the sleeves.

Overall the process went fairly well, of course, there were at least a few hiccups along the way but ultimately it turned out well and I’ve learned something new.

Yay me.

January 15, 2018

I have been struggling to sew the collars on my past few shirts, so I decided to take a step back this week and make JUST a collar.

January 8, 2018

This week I remade the shirt I sewed in a previous video. I wanted to improve upon the mistakes I made in the previous effort and I was able to improve upon said mistakes but ultimately, I made new ones this time around.

The challenges ultimately turned this week’s video into more of a therapy session than a story about making a shirt better.

December 21, 2017

Thank you for these @lifebyk8. They remind me of “Two Sparrows in a Hurricane“, one of my favourite country jams growing up.

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December 20, 2017

I turned 30 over the weekend. I am basically a wise old sage at this point, so I thought it would only be fair if I shared my years of life experience and wisdom with all you plebs. I offer advice from daily life choices to what you should eat. After watching this video, your

December 13, 2017

It’s all over this week! We reach the conclusion of our novel and there is only one piece of business that needs to be taken care of: our hero Raul, now King Saber, needs to get Victoria back. She left because he didn’t profess his love to her. What an idiot! Serves him for being the broodish unavailable type.

Of course, our hero does find her and seriously professes his love in a grand gesture, but do they go to bone town once more for good ol’ sake? Victoria is certainly thinking it. You’ll have to have a listen to find out.

December 11, 2017

I’ve been sewing pants for the last three weeks and needed to change it up, so I made a top this week. I made a polo kind of shirt with a basic band collar. I’m not sure what you call this model of shirt, but … yeah.

As per usual, I messed up and made a bunch of mistakes along the way. What better way to learn, right? Also, it’s entertaining, so there is that.

December 6, 2017

The revolution is here. The revolution is here! It’s bloody! There are plenty of guts opened up and countless warriors die on both sides … not!

It’s actually very quick and dealt with within 2 chapters. I won’t ruin it for you but it’s a bit of a letdown. Sure, there is some fighting but then bam, our prince is a king. So much for a revolution.

There is a real turn of events though. A character from the past shows up and creates a divide betwixt our two lovers. Geez! So maybe the real revolution is finally securing the love of Victoria?

Anyways, without giving away too much, enjoy this week’s reading and commentary.

December 4, 2017

Today was my third attempt at sewing pants and just like the saying goes, third times a charm … psych!

It went terribly! I’d had purchased the cheapest fabric I could find at my local thrift store and it made the going tough. The fabric bunched up, tore and generally was difficult to work with. Seems there is always another lesson to learn.

On the bright side though, I did finally get a decent pattern that I like the fit of, so there is that.

Enjoy.

November 29, 2017

I didn’t see this week’s action coming. The men and women are in the fields practising their skills, prepping for the revolution while a few of them stay back in the castle cleaning up, Victoria being on of the later. Then, plot twist! While they are up in the attic, they find a big ol’ chest of coins. Whose could they be?

A traitor! A turncoat! I won’t spoil it but it’s someone close to the family. (Gasp)

This family member sold them out of course and hence, the coins. This basically means it’s wartime … now! Revolution is upon us. Well, it is upon us next week but, revolution is upon us!