Sunday 17 June 2012

Threading Your Way ~ Clothes for Men ~ Link Party

Welcome to the twenty fifth edition of Threading YOUR Way with Threading My Way. Each ongoing, themed link party is steadily growing into a resource full of ideas and inspiration.

Remember, these linkys are ongoing, so you can continue to add projects throughout the year. Add as many projects as you would like.

Our twenty fifth linky for 2012 is everything Sewing, Knitting and Crocheting for Men. I'm not expecting this to be a big party. In fact, I'm sure this will be a small party. If you have previously linked up one of these items in another category, feel free to link it up here again.

Back in the 80s, I used to sew sweaters and trackpants for Mr TMW.  Most of those clothes are still being worn. I bought quality fleece and it has stood the test of time. Now that I have the time again, Mr TMW has said he'd like some more.

For those of you who were not around in the 80s, fluoro colours were all the rage, so I made this outfit for Mr TMW and he loved it. He even wore the top to work one day, even though he was in a job where most wore a shirt and tie.

Thankfully, this tracksuit is no longer worn, although this post may prompt Mr TMW to dig it out of the back of the wardrobe.  One of my sons, however, was glad his father kept the outfit. Here is my son in his father's tracksuit at a back to the 80s party. 

Hopefully I won't be making anything quite as bright as this. 

Sewing, Knitting and Crocheting for Men
Link up any family friendly posts that you have written on Sewing, Knitting or Crocheting for Men. Your posts might (but don't have to) include any of the following:
  • how you made it
  • tutorials
  • photos
  • pattern reviews
  • tips for making
  • what you learnt
As long as YOU have made it, link it up and show it off. Link up as many posts on Sewing, Knitting and Crocheting for Men, as you would like. Come back through the year and add more.

Guidelines for linking up:
  • Each post needs to be about Sewing, Knitting and Crocheting for Men.
  • Link to a specific post (not the home page of your blog).
  • No direct links to shops or giveaways.
The fine print:
  • By linking up, you are giving me permission to use one of your photos in a feature. I will, of course, link back to your post, giving you full credit.
  • By linking up, you are giving me permission to pin your post to Pinterest. I pin all features to Pinterest, unless you specifically request me not to.
  • By linking up, you are giving me permission to share your post on social media - FacebookTwitterGoogle+
If you'd like:
  • Subscribe to Threading My Way (GFC, RSS, email), to keep up to date, to see if you've been featured and to know when the next themed party starts.
  • Grab a button to spread the word about Threading YOUR Way with Threading My Way and put it somewhere on your blog. 
  • Visit some of the other links. Everyone loves comments.
I usually post Features each Saturday on Threading My Way. Features are chosen from all of the linkys, not just the most recent.

I look forward to seeing your Sewing, Knitting and Crocheting for Men...

Master list of ongoing link parties at Threading YOUR Way with Threading My Way 

What new themed link parties would you like to see on Threading Your Way?

Master list of ongoing link parties at Threading YOUR Way with Threading My Way 
  1. Bags and Totes
  2. Dresses for Girls
  3. Dresses for Women
  4. Hair Accessories
  5. Pillows and Cushions
  6. Boys' Clothes
  7. Skirts for Girls
  8. Aprons and Art Smocks
  9. Purses, Clutches, Pouches
  10. Dolls' Clothes
  11. Women's Skirts
  12. Baby Clothes and Accessories
  13. Children's Tops and Shirts
  14. Women's Tops and Shirts
  15. Softies, Dolls, Toys
  16. Sewing Tips and Techniques
  17. Sewing with stretch fabric
  18. Quilting and Patchwork
  19. Embroidery, Stitching and Appliqué
  20. Jackets, Coats, Raincoats, Ponchos
  21. Hats, Bonnets, Beanies and Scarves
  22. Pants, Shorts, Trousers for Children
  23. Drawstring Bags and Fabric Baskets
  24. Pretend Dress Up Clothes
  25. Clothes for Men
  26. Kitchen Accessories
  27. Swimwear
  28. Sleepwear
  29. Gift Wrapping
  30. Electronic Gadget Covers and Cases
  31. Blog Tips
  32. Refashioning with Denim
  33. Pants for Women
  34. Sewing Accessories
  35. Home Decor
  36. Sewing Tutorials Pages
  37. Sewing Spaces
  38. Sewing for Charity
  39. Fabric Baskets
  40. Reusing Shirts & Ties
... Pam


  1. Thanks for hosting thins link party! I look forward to seeing what all gets linked up. I feel bad, because I sew so often and so little for my husband, but I'm at a loss as to what I can actually make for him.

  2. Great idea! I did sew for my son when he was younger, less when he grew up,than i made mostly vests, But i knitted loads of clothes for him my husband was not too kin on having sewn clothes by me. I also wove a His & hers vest and sweater tried to add them here but had some trouble, am going to try again.

  3. Oh that tracksuit!!!!
    I can't join in today unfortunately, I just don't sew for men. I only ever seem to do repairs for my husband! It will be interesting to see what sewing for men others do.

  4. I can't join in either. The nearest I have got to sewing for my husband recently is mending his trousers with kick tape. There is another pair waiting to be done soon. Not my favourite job. Years ago I made him a coat - big mistake. It went straight to Oxfam. Still, I applaud anyone who does sew for men. It could be very rewarding.

  5. Hey Pam, I finally joined. Woohoo! Though this is the only item so far I've sewn for a guy (my hubby). Thanks for your reminder email the other day. I will come back to the other linky parties and link up more blog posts. Thanks for the opportunity!

  6. THAT IS PRICELESS!!!! A decade treasure I would say! :) Thanks for all the great fun Pam!


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