I have a peacoat project, to be based on Vogue 8940, that’s been simmering in the background for a while now.
My yellow summer shirt is finally complete. Finished in late October, after a series of setbacks, I wear it as the beneficiary of still-warm weather in San Francisco.
After a busy work week, and a work emergency on the weekend, I finally managed to unbox my new Juki and get acquainted with its features.
I also finally finished my yellow shirt, which seemingly had every imaginable obstacle trying to keep me from completing it – including the lack of a button sewing foot as a standard accessory with the F600. It has an elaborate, electronic buttonhole foot (see the video below) but no way to attach a button out of the box. So I used my Brother to do the button attachment – one of the things it’s still capable of doing.
The shirt will feature in a future article. For now, I’ve shot some videos of my favorite features of the F600, starting with an unboxing video. Enjoy.
All of the videos were shot with the GoPro HERO4 action camera, and the GoPro 3-Way mount, and were (lightly) edited in GoPro Studio software. It turns out an extreme sports action camera works well for shooting sewing videos. Continue reading