Tag Archives: Menswear

SHIRT HAPPENS 12: IN WHICH EVERYTHING BEGINS TO SOUND LIKE FOOD

[In the fall, Jonathan Vatner, Hue staff writer,  took an introductory menswear sewing class. He has been blogging about his experiences on Hue, Too.] The class before Thanksgiving, Professor Blackman got out the ham and showed us how to put … Continue reading

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SHIRT HAPPENS 11: IN WHICH PROFESSOR BLACKMAN GRADES OUR DICKEYS

[In the fall, Jonathan Vatner, Hue staff writer,  took an introductory menswear sewing class. He has been blogging about his experiences on Hue, Too.] The class has just two graded assignments, a full shirt at the end of the term … Continue reading

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SHIRT HAPPENS 10: IN WHICH I SHOP FOR BUTTONS

[In the fall, Jonathan Vatner, Hue staff writer,  took an introductory menswear sewing class. He has been blogging about his experiences on Hue, Too.] Here’s the difference between my comfort in the trimmings store (where you buy buttons) and in … Continue reading

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SHIRT HAPPENS 9: IN WHICH I APPROACH THE UNDERGRADUATES

[In the fall, Jonathan Vatner, Hue staff writer,  took an introductory menswear sewing class. He has been blogging about his experiences on Hue, Too.] I was doing my homework, sewing sleeve plackets—the reinforced strip on the forearm that connects to … Continue reading

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SHIRT HAPPENS 8: IN WHICH I LOOK TO MY LEFT AND RIGHT

[In the fall, Jonathan Vatner, Hue staff writer,  took an introductory menswear sewing class. He has been blogging about his experiences on Hue, Too.] Why do people take Menswear 142? Everyone has a different reason, and though this is a … Continue reading

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