Supplex, Techniques

Jedidiah SAL – Supplex w/ an elasticated waist

The sewing for this version of the Jedidiah shorts is pretty quick so we decided working it up in a photo blog would be better than incorporating it into the… Continue reading Jedidiah SAL – Supplex w/ an elasticated waist

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Strathcona SAL Day 4

Today we are finishing up! The video goes over the neckband, cuffs, and hemming. Can't wait to see your finished products! -Whitney https://youtu.be/0KHr9ulcXKA

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Strathcona Henley SAL Day 3

Today we're finally sewing! We're going to be doing the shoulder seams, sleeves, and side seams! DON'T FORGET THERE'S A 5/8 INCH SEAM ALLOWANCE. Ask me how I know haha.… Continue reading Strathcona Henley SAL Day 3

Techniques

Strathcona Henley Day 2

Today we are going to be working on the placket! This is the hardest part of the whole thing but after you figure it out the first time it's smooth… Continue reading Strathcona Henley Day 2

Techniques

Drafting a Styling Curve and Alterations

Making your own curve stylist or French curve A French curve is a set of curves made from varying sturdy materials that are used to draft the curves in patterns… Continue reading Drafting a Styling Curve and Alterations

Fabric Types, Techniques

Adding Zippers to Polartec (or any knit fabric)

Zippers!! A lot of people are afraid to tackle a zipper, but don't be! They definitely take some practice, but they really aren't that hard to do. This tutorial will… Continue reading Adding Zippers to Polartec (or any knit fabric)

Techniques

SAXX Hack for the COMOX Trunks

I wanted to do a follow up photo blog describing how to achieve the SAXX 'sack' hack in the COMOX Trunks. There is the video on youtube but sometimes with… Continue reading SAXX Hack for the COMOX Trunks