New Menswear Patterns Available!

After my Sewing for Men series and my Man Shorts I started getting discouraged by the lack of good patterns for menswear. Seriously. So I set to work and I'm so excited to announce my new menswear pattern line!! The Casual Man is the first pattern I'm releasing. It is made from knit fabric and […]

Sewing for MEN: inspiration & what YOU made

I wasn't sure what to expect going into this Sewing For Men week but I'm so happy about the outcome! Monday's button up shirt, Tuesday's bike jersey, Wednesday's reversible pajama pants and Thursday's zip fly shorts were all so fun! Thank you to those of you who added things to the flickr pool! There aren't […]

Sewing for Men: Man Shorts

When I decided to sew something for my husband I considered something simple. Perhaps a tie. But I've made him one of those and he never wore it. And I already made him pajamas a few years ago. He still wears those a lot. Then I considered athletic shorts. But I didn't feel like searching […]

Sewing for Men: After Dinner Pants (aka. pajamas)

Today we have the wonderful Rachael from Imagine Gnats joining us for Sewing For Men! Thanks Rachael! ***** hello, train to crazy readers! rachael here, and i’m so happy to be sharing my sewing for men project: after-dinner pants! you might know them as pajamas, but doesn’t after-dinner pants sound so much fancier? and we’re […]

Sewing for Men: Men’s Cycling Jersey

Of all the things that I’ve made over the last decade or so (and there have probably been hundreds), I’ve made only three things specifically for my husband. I blame this on the fact that I was probably a bit put off when Ben accidentally destroyed the very first thing that I made for him – a knit hat made out of some ridiculously expensive Italian merino yarn that he accidentally threw in in the washing machine thereby shrinking it up to about the size of a yarmulke. Needless to say it was years before I made him something again and when I finally got around to it I was much smarter.

Sewing for Men: Men’s Button Up Shirt

Welcome to the Sewing for Men Series! Kicking us off is Melissa from Melly Sews with this wonderful men’s button up shirt! It’s perfect and she wants to know if you want the pattern for it. Read on!

Sewing for MEN: a miniseries

I'm very excited for this week. We're kicking of a special Sewing for MEN series. Four bloggers sewing for our husbands. If you google "sew for men" or search on Pinterest you won't find much. So we're going to create content! We're sewing for men. And we want you to join us. Read on… This […]

DIY Leather Wallet Tutorial

Ever wanted to sew a wallet? Need a gift for a guy in your life? Sewing this leather wallet is easy! Check out my easy tutorial! This simple leather wallet is great for the back pocket. Slim so it doesn't wear out pockets and easy to access money. You may omit the "money clip" elastic […]

Handmade Dress Up: DIY Potato Head Costume Tutorial

Welcome to the Handmade Dress Up Series! Like what you see? Support the guests by pinning their project or stumbling it! Welcome Alison! Thank you for the Mr. & Mrs. Potato Head Costume Tutorial! Hello friends! My name is Alison. My blogging home is Oopsey Daisy. I am thrilled to be here! You […]

DY(S)B: Sewing Patterns for Teen Boys (& Men too)

If sewing for grade school aged boys is tough then sewing for teen boys is nearly impossible. For the brave, here are some patterns that are appropriate. From top right: New Look 6321, Mccalls 5538, Kwik Sew 3506 Burda 7381, Burda 7734, Jalie 2918 Kwik Sew 3815, Burda 8187 Have you sewn for a teen […]

A lunch bag

Three weeks without a computer but now I can finally upload pictures to my NEW computer!! It is very exciting. Last year I made my husband a lunch bag. It looked like mine, only black. It lasted about a week before he busted the zipper by over stuffing the bag. I had thought about taking […]