Pattern Play Tutorial: extended sleeves with thumb holes

I’ve been seeing athletic jackets and long sleeve tees featuring this hand warming detail. I wanted to add thumb holes to my own lounge wear. This tutorial can be used with any jersey long sleeve top pattern (women, men and kids!) as it shows how to custom fit to anyone’s hand. Materials: long sleeve pattern…

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Pattern Mods for a Summer Tee

My first guest blog on pattern drafting went live today over on the fabricmartfabric.com blog! I transformed my Adele Tunic pattern into a raglan sleeve tee and posted the tutorial as part of there summer t-shirt series! Learning pattern drafting/modification has been a fun mental exercise too. Here’s the original: You might also be wondering…

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What I’ve done without a sewing machine!

No news on the machine. We have to go there on Saturday to check on its progress. If they have to order a part from the company it will take another week or two. If its an easy fix, we can get it when we go. We could call but I want to physically visit…

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