I've made a complete suit! I've got to move up from novice!
1 August, 2014
r08813 added the project Silk Bow Tie
I’ve made a few ties, but making a tie is quite wasteful as I need to buy 90cm of silk as the tie needs cutting on the bias (diagonally). However, there is always a fair amount of silk left over. S…
15 January, 2012
r08813 added the project The Stinchcomb No 2
I’ve followed the same pattern as last time and made a summer jacket. I have this time made a modification to the pattern. There are 2 inside pockets!.
To use natural meterials is important to …
25 February, 2011
r08813 commented on the project Madras shirt
It looks great, I must also comment on how tidy your top stitching is. Well Done
24 February, 2011
r08813 added the project The Waistcoat - Now I've finished the suit !!
To complete my three piece suit I’ve made the Waistcoat. Based on the Jason pattern, in Blue with a bright blue lining.
r08813 added the project Trusers Jochen 6014
To match the jacket, These trousers are based on the Jochen Pattern.
I found the belt loops probably the most inconvenient part as they are so difficult to turn. Pressing lines into the front o…
15 February, 2011
r08813 added the project Hand made Silk Ties
I made my own pattern and created two mens neckties. They are 100% silk, and of the Four Fold design to add body to the final project..
r08813 commented on the project The Stinchcomb #6026 Jacket
Thank you for such lovely comments, I spent about three weeks on the jacket and I used the polyester for three reasons, firstly, because I didn’t know if I would be able to create the Jacket, Secon…