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Category: Fashion


PEANUTS Pajamas

Nothing special here. Just a nice flannel print of Peanuts cartoon characters, then and now, sewn into a very comfortable, but form fitted set of pajamas. I need to get myself a photographer to show how nicely these things fit, and so I don’t have to stand in awkward stances to get selfies.

Slowly but surely, I am replacing pretty much my entire visible wardrobe (no socks and underwear or undershirts, basically).

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Sew you want to sew something for kids this Christmas. But what can you sew? Technically, anything you want or can. However, some things are better sewn and/or better value for your time than others. I’m going to make a “case” why pillowcases are one of those better, if not best, gifts.

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How to Buy Fabric by the Pound… Minh’s Approach

My approach as I went shopping for fabric by the pound today in LA.

How Would You Gauge Buying Fabric by the Pound?

A question I had for the Atlantic Sewing Guild blog readers and/or members.

The NAM Dress Shirt

This was the first dress shirt design I ever had, which inspired me to learn to sew and create my current wardrobe. It was a highly symbolic design with a distinct look and I finally got all the factors right to make it, from fit to craftsmanship to final design (from draft) to the matching buttons which I found quite serendipitously in Manhattan.

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