|VLOG #1- Sewing for Mom, Pants & Cape Jacket, and Studio Update 11/4/2016|
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Monday, November 7
Thanks again folks for being so patient with me as I update and migrate all my great sewing project information into my blog. I know I have been behind on writing these updates. I am currently trying to work out a good system of organizing all my fun updates and material to keep you posted on all the wonderful projects happing with me. With that, I have decided to do regular "Project Chronicles" and "Video Logs" via my periscope.tv and youtube channel for you stay up-to-date. Unfortunately, some of the information may seem "dated" and behind schedule. Namely, I have yet to complete the video editing and migration for all of the September Wardrobe Challenge and the October Halloween CosPlay costumes I did for my family.
Hello all...I'm back for another part of the Cape Jacket fitting for Mom. In this video I am walking through the step-by-step fitting process which I take in order to make sure she is happy with the Cape Jacket before I cut the fabric and move on to the pants. When I do a test fitting, I use a very bright colored sharpie marker and write all my notes directly onto the muslin or test garment. This is why I only use a light color fabric for my test garments.
The pants and the jacket have been cut and are waiting for interfacing at the point of typing this post. Those will be up later when I do the video....I tend to do better when the camcorder is running while I am working. Then I can just speed up the film. I love watching time-lapsed videos. Don't you?
|Iconic Patterns Cape Jacket being cut out.|
The fabric for the suit is a Stretch Wool Double Cloth from SMFabric here.
More details will be posted when I write up a proper review post of the Iconic Patterns Jacket. Mom really loves that jacket! Who knew? Especially, since it did not look good on me. Oh well.
Sunday, November 6
I recorded this a very long time ago to show my friend how I trace patterns when I don't want to cut them. Sorry it was kind of dark, I was actually on vacation when I filmed this. You will need sharpie markers to make this work best and semitransparent tracing paper from the art supply store.mine is the Canary Yellow art paper. http://amzn.to/2et2nqn Please don't forget to like this video. http://youtu.be/BRd9LaNFbg8
Friday, November 4
I have been noticing a slight difference in the way my clothes fit in the back lately. I've noticed that the back of my makes do not fit as well. It almost seems like my back is a little bit longer from my shoulder blade to my shoulder point. I thought about it for a while now, and realized that I may be slumping over more now than before or is it my body changing with age?