Posted 2014-12-13 2:10 PM (#89234) Subject: Where are all the Men???
We have have been repairing and making alterations to motorcycle clothing and leathers for the last 4 years. we have now got to the point where we want to design and make our own motorcycle clothing using both fabric and leather. Reading all the posts on this forum I have not found another man posting questions so I guess I will be the first.
I do not have any pattern making experience I am an electrician /engineer by trade can make almost anything out of mechanical parts or wood.
My partner Gail is a seam stress so she understands sewing but has not made any patterns!
Any volunteers to help me later will be great.
Software to be purchased Cameo. Book is in the post.
Posted 2014-12-13 2:28 PM (#89235 - in reply to #89234) Subject: RE: Where are all the Men???
Location: Evansville, Indiana
Here's one man who has been using the Pattern Master software since May of 2010. I do not own Cameo. Started with version 4.0 of Boutique and Tailor Made. Now have Knits (V.5), Boutique (V.5) and Tailor Made (V.6). Have made pants, shirts, and several other garment types for both men and women. I have an album on here, but have not posted pictures of all the garments made. I check in here almost daily, but don't always have anything to add to the conversation. There are severl other men who are regular observers on here. You can learn a lot by just keeping up with the conversations that show up on here, but you have to study the programs from the inside out to become proficient. Enjoy!
Posted 2015-01-02 11:31 AM (#89312 - in reply to #89234) Subject: Re: Where are all the Men???
Location: White Bear Lake, MN
Oh we're around. I own a custom mascot production business and have been using the Tailor Made software for over a year now. I am a tinkerer myself and learned how to use the software in that way. I mainly use the jumpsuit pattern and put together 5 patterns before I got a hang of how to make adjustments to make the software do what I wanted it to do. Id say just play around with it, sew together some jackets out of some cheaper material to learn how things fit and go from there. Best of luck to ya