bemberg, handmade wardrobe, mens clothing, mood, outerwear, pattern testing, sewing, thread theory, wool

Pattern testing: Goldstream Peacoat by Thread Theory

When I first "discovered" Thread Theory and their solid line-up of patterns, I was impressed and excited: stylish menswear!  What a concept!  So when they had a call for pattern testers for their newest pattern, the Goldstream Peacoat, I just had to respond, and was fortunate enough to be chosen to do it. Lucky me!… Continue reading Pattern testing: Goldstream Peacoat by Thread Theory

anise, britex guest blogger, colette patterns, outerwear, wool

Anise Jacket in wool tweed

With the chill of Fall settling on the Bay Area, a new jacket was definitely in order.  With the classic double-breasted Anise pattern by Colette in mind, I selected this incredible Rose Madder and Plum Tweed Wool  fabric from Britex Fabrics.  I loved the striking color and texture of the fabric and it seemed both… Continue reading Anise Jacket in wool tweed