5 January, 2016
kathleenfasanella commented on the forum topic Mens jeans, back yoke, fly, and waist band help.
As per Kate’s comment.
Actually, half inch seam allowance is what is taught in design schools today. Commercially, 1/4 and 3/8 are the most common seams used.
2 December, 2011
kathleenfasanella commented on the forum topic Creating New Pattern - Can you Help?
I’m surprised no one has responded. More important is to know how to hire a pattern maker. It’s hard to know who is any good. Often those who excel at marketing themselves tend to pretty lousy patt…
kathleenfasanella commented on the forum topic sewing books
I like the Bunka Vionnet book if you can manage to find it. I like one shirt book. Of course I can’t translate the title but the isbn is 978-4-579-10867-1.
Btw, I recently did one of the pattern m…
kathleenfasanella commented on the forum topic FREE VINTAGE PATTERN DRAFTING BOOKS
Annie took it down temporarily, she’s been experiencing many challenges for awhile now. I should call her, she’s a neat gal with lots of generous and positive energy.
16 November, 2011
kathleenfasanella commented on the project First Time Cowl Pants
Outstanding work, your execution is commendable.
19 October, 2011
kathleenfasanella commented on the forum topic Industrial versus Domestic Sewing Machine
Re: downsides you mention, specifically noise and vibration because I would hate for anyone to get the idea that industrials are terrible. This is equivalent to only having owned a horse and then u…
kathleenfasanella commented on the forum topic sleeves
The shape of Burda sleeve caps is just one detail that has persuaded me of their products excellent engineering.
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18 October, 2011
kathleenfasanella commented on the article The BurdaStyle Designer's Guide: Are You Ready to Start Your Own Business?
Yay Kristen! Looking forward to your next post.
Sewster55: There are two ways to go about it, each have their pluses and minuses. You can develop sewing under your own auspices or hire it out (you…
28 September, 2011
kathleenfasanella commented on the forum topic Recommendation for cutting and sewing contractor in CA?
You get brownie points for knowing you’re looking for a sewing contractor. So many others mistakenly search for a clothing manufacturer.
This link explains 5 reasons you can’t find a sewing contra…