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Jalie 2918 – Men’s T-Shirts

This has to be one of the easiest t-shirt patterns to throw together. No serger is required, however you will need a machine that can do a stretch stitch and zig-zag stitches at the very least, so your straight stitcher is machina non grata for this pattern. You will also need a jersey or stretch… Continue reading Jalie 2918 – Men’s T-Shirts

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Jalie Men & Boys Easy Sewing Pattern 3669 Niko Raglan Tees

The Jalie Men & Boys Easy Sewing Pattern 3669 Niko Raglan Tees sewing pattern is a great go-to for your basic t-shirt with some style, and is available in both paper or PDF format. I personally like the PDF format as it has layers within the PDF you can select, one layer per size so… Continue reading Jalie Men & Boys Easy Sewing Pattern 3669 Niko Raglan Tees

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The problems with marking dark fabric

Sure, there's chalk in its various forms; pencils, tailor's triangles, chalk board bits you've sharpened out of desperation, but one I've found to be perfect for marking patterns you intend to cut out on dark fabrics are Sakura white gel pens. I know, the time-honored advise is to never use ink, because it could bleed… Continue reading The problems with marking dark fabric