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Mar 31, 2014

Arrival of the Vintage Stetson Bowler!

Is there anything more exciting than a package in the mail?

Mar 30, 2014

Mar 28, 2014

Friday Crossword Puzzle Apparel-PALOOZA!

Little did Miss Verna Lee Fisher suspect, when she posed in her clever crossword puzzle swimsuit and swimcap back in 1933, that she'd be part of a trend that would continue to....this very weekend!

Mar 27, 2014

Getting Started on the "Crosswords Are Easy" Shirt + New Pattern Book (and Hat)

Today I started my crossword puzzle shirt project, aka "Crosswords Are Easy."

Mar 26, 2014

FIT Class #9 -- OUTED

As much as I've been enjoying my menswear sewing class, I've always thought it strange that I've never been asked about my sewing experience by Professor B.

Mar 25, 2014

Hat Update + Last-Minute Homework

Let's cut to the chase: the Amazon bowler hat goes back from whence it came.

Mar 24, 2014

Bowler Hat Conundrum: KEEP IT or RETURN IT?

Friends, I want a bowler hat so bad!

Mar 22, 2014

On Buttonholes, Blue Shirts, and Vintage Shoe Shine Kits

Let's talk buttonholes for a bit, shall we?

Mar 20, 2014

WEARABLE MUSLIN: Professor B.'s Size Small Shirt Pattern

I bought this blue shirting last Monday when I was in the Garment District getting my dickey buttonholes done.

Mar 19, 2014

FIT Class #8 -- MIDTERM: The Finished Dickey Gets Graded

Readers, I won't lie: I was nervous to show my dickey to Professor B yesterday.  It's the basis of our midterm grade.

Mar 18, 2014

Man-Skirt: The Movie!

Readers, a special treat today: my complete man-skirt photo shoot is now a movie!

Mar 17, 2014

BREAKING: Peter Models the Man-Skirt at Mood!

Today's the day.

My March runway-inspired man-skirt ensemble is now live -- just click here.

Mar 15, 2014

Weekend Update!

Readers, I've been very busy of late, but I did want to check in and keep you up to date.

Mar 12, 2014

FIT Class #7 -- Finishing the Dickey: Attaching Collar and Buttons

I'll say this for my FIT Menswear Sewing class -- you get a lot of bang for your buck.  We're at week 7, we're finishing our sample dickey, and we're still not quite at the half-way point.

Mar 11, 2014

Peter Models the "Home Sewing Is Easy" Shirt!

Friends, I usually don't just post a bunch of photos without text, but I don't think this photo shoot needs much explanation.

Mar 10, 2014

Move over, "Home Sewing Is Easy," it's time for "Crossword Puzzle"!

I am happy to report that I am nearly finished with my "Home Sewing Is Easy" shirt.

Mar 9, 2014

"Home Sewing" Shirt Progress + New Fabrics!

Even though we had beautiful weather this weekend, I hardly left the house.  I sewed all day yesterday and most of today and may still sew some more.

Mar 7, 2014

Fished From the Trash + Short Sleeve or Long Sleeve?

Friends, do you remember how, last July, I purchased a second-hand Royal body form (which I named Roy)?  It was nearly perfect.

Mar 6, 2014

FIT Class # 6 -- Details, details, details!

This week's class was dedicated to making shirtsleeve plackets.

Mar 5, 2014

The Worst Way a Man Can Dress (Is Like a Woman)

Readers, why must our clothing be gendered?

Mar 3, 2014

Man Culottes -- YEA or NAY?

I sewed all day yesterday and completed my culottes muslin.

Mar 1, 2014

Ten Yards of New Fashion Fabric!

Something good arrived in the mail today!
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