May 20, 2019

A few weeks ago I made a pair of shorts to test out my pants pattern updates. Well I liked the shorts enough that I decided to remake them properly. While I worked, I reminisced about and shared some stories of my summer in South Africa.

May 15, 2019

Watch the video of me making them →

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May 13, 2019

Last week, Handyman Corn took over my video and put up some lights in the studio, so I took the time to tweak my pants pattern.

This week, I decided to make myself a pair of pants from said pattern and guess who showed up unannounced to make some “minor adjustments” to the lighting setup?!

This is my sewing show. I am not a fan of this Handyman Corn!

May 4, 2019

White shoes are too much work, but a crisp white pair of kicks to saunter around the city in the summer is just so fresh that at the beginning of the year, I treat myself to one pair. Fun fact, @vans is owned by the same company behind @timberland, @jansport and other recognizable brands. They’re

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April 29, 2019

I’m starting to get the hang of sewing, but it’s never bad to learn from a pro with decades of experience, so I made the pilgrimage to my hometown on the Greyhound chariot and took a seat at the bench of my mothers knowledge. Mom made a skirt.

April 20, 2019

Overall, I am happy with how my sewing is progressing. For example, I got the shape of the placket right which makes me happy, now I just need to square up my corners a bit better. I think the fit & execution of my collar is decent but I need to improve at my button holes.

All in time. All in time.

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April 15, 2019

My siblings and I were at my mom’s place last weekend to celebrate her birthday so my little nephew and I took the time to film a little story: The tale of the two swordsmen.

I also took the time to sew a button-up shirt for myself this week. It’s been too long since I’ve made one AND I want some more, so it only made sense.

April 11, 2019

I feel like I beat the boss of this level and am moving up. Adding a lining was a challenge, but surprisingly manageable and I know have a new skills that adds options to my arsenal.

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