Archive | February, 2012

How to Make a Chain Hanging Loop

This gorgeous, ready-to-wear inspired tutorial comes from Sophia Sews – how to add a chain hanging loop to your coat project! If you haven’t added the fabric loop to your Minoru jacket yet, this is a fantastic idea to try! I love this detail. It’s brilliant for heavy coating fabrics, where a fabric loop would […]

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Minoru Sew-Along #12: A Useful Hanging Loop

Today, we’ll sew a useful little hanging loop into our jacket lining. This jacket feature was suggested by Rachel of My Messings during pattern testing and I loved the idea! Especially if you’re coming in from the rain, it’s so handy to be able to hang up the wet jacket by a loop and let […]

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Minoru Sew-Along #11: Little Hidden Pockets

Pockets today! I love these pockets. They’re inside, safe from the rain, and with the velcro closure, nothing’s going to fall out! Today we’ll sew on the interior patch pockets on our lining. If you’ve been running behind like me, and still haven’t cut your lining fabric yet, today’s the day! You’ll need to have […]

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Minoru Sew-Along #10: All About Cuffs

Hello Sew-Alongers! Today we’ll put on our cuffs. We’ll be one step closer to finishing our jackets! I love these cuffs. They’re a little different than your standard elastic cuffs. They’re meant to be loose, not cinched tight to the wrist, and they’re longer than you might think. They fall close to the middle of […]

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