I saw this mustard boiled wool from Blackbird Fabrics as the Fulton Sweater Blazer pattern was nearing completion and immediately bought some for a version for myself. Wool is a great material to work with; it’s breathable, anti-microbial/anti-bacterial, comes from a renewable source, and more. But if you’ve ever worn or sewn with wool, you know it can also be scratchy against the skin. (more…)
It’s here! The long-awaited (okay, a week and a half) collar tutorial video. While some people learn just fine from written instruction/digital illustration, some of us really need a video to SEE how something works. So, if you’re one of those people (like me), then this video is for you.
This collar is not complicated, and once you sew it, I think you’ll agree that it’s not too difficult. Perhaps fiddly, but once it’s in, you’re going to feel [and your jacket will look] like a million bucks!
I’ll let the video do the rest of the talking. (more…)