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Tag: Men’s Clothing

SEW FOR YOUR MAN! THREAD CULT EPISODE #3: SEWING FOR YOUR SWEETIE

Christmas has come and gone, and another year passes without me completing a single sewing project for my husband. Sound familiar? Perhaps you too struggle with a similar, nagging guilt over not stitching your sweetie something fabulous. (Or, maybe you’re one of those bionic people who can whip out a perfect button-up in no time, [...]

FINISHING HAND WORKED BUTTONHOLES

Two weeks. Fifteen episodes of Mad Men. Three bottles of wine. A half bottle of whiskey. Three lost needles. Too many yards of black buttonhole thread. Apparently, that’s my recipe for sewing seven hand-worked buttonholes. There was much less swearing involved with finishing this part of Mr. Fish’s seersucker jacket. As I worked the little [...]

TO TIE FOR

For the record, if you live in a reasonable summer climate that doesn’t simmer and burp like a vat of split-pea soup, count yourself lucky. My body was not made for the cruel purée of Brooklyn’s summer heat. We have temps this week in the high 90′s, humidity pushing it into the triple digits. Perhaps [...]