I finally have some decent pictures of myself in some garments I’ve designed and made for myself so I’m going to start posting them. This one is of a full Transformers outfit I made from curtains at Wal-mart over 2 years ago. You can read about it on the original post. I’ll just share some pics of me in it here and now.
Pics of me in this garment… only 2 years after. 🙂
As a guy who struggles with finding good fabrics to make great clothes, I sometimes have to resort to some extremes. This time, I went to curtains. I saw the Transformers curtains in the picture below and had a vision I could make something like what I did out of it. A set of PJs that are light and not “PJ looking” enough I could wear outside during the summer! And I had a new way of presenting it, too!
I just got back from a fantastic vacation in Nawlins (New Orleans) where I spent 2 weeks with my Parents in their life to see what their life was like there, not zipping around, doing crazy things and such Nawlins is infamous for. Of course, I did a little fabric shopping while there. Being a bit out in the suburbs, I wasn’t close to a lot of fabric stores except Hancock Fabrics and the fabric sections in several Wal-mart stores. Yet, this was great because they had what I was looking for, which was a lot of licenced “geek” themed fabrics at affordable prices not found in Canada… or at least in Halifax where I live. As a result of all that, my fabric shopping haul this time probably won’t interest too many of my lady friends in the Atlantic Sewing Guild. Click to enlarge the thumbnails below to see in more detail. Please note I took pics of some out below a meshed patio cover so that there are shadows in the pictures. Those dark lines are not part of the print!
This was a sewing therapy project. That’s therapy from sewing sort of project, not sewing project as therapy for something else.
Oh, have I ever talked to you about my therapy projects?
Those are simpler project I go to when I get frustrated or mess up with my sewing, so as to get something done right and move in the right direction again. Currently, I don’t have many patterns to which I can do that as a straightforward project, so “simpler” is still a bit relative to including some fitting and/or design. That was the case with this project as I altered a pretty good scrubs pattern I had fitted for myself.
OK. Gangnam style video links have taken over my Facebook world. Everybody seems to be sharing one, and there are all kinds! Many are really bad, though all are bad if you really can’t stand the song like some people I know.
I’m sure I haven’t seen them all, so to make up for all the bad ones I’ve seen, I’m hoping some of you will share with me your favorite Gangnam Style videos. I’ll trust you have good taste. 😉
Just paste a link in the comments section below. Thanks!
Meanwhile, here are a few I’ve seen of late which I liked.