Archive | March, 2012

Getting Back to Sewing

I’m so glad to be finished the Minoru Sew-Along. It’s been a lot of fun! This time, I was delighted to see people being helpful in the comments, responding to each other’s questions and sharing opinions. That was great! Half the fun of sewing along with a group is knowing you’re not alone, so it […]

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Finished Sewing a Minoru Jacket? Let’s See It!

Have you finished your Minoru Jacket? Just like we did for the Lonsdale Sew-Along last summer, let’s round up all of your finished Minoru Jackets and share them with each other! Post a link in the comments of this post so we can check out your finished project! You can link to your blog, your […]

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Minoru Sew-Along #18: Hemming, and Then We’re Done!

Thirty-five blog posts and several hundred comments later, we’re finishing up the Minoru Sew-Along! Today’s the last post of sewing instructions. We’ll follow with a series of posts showing off your finished jackets, and I’ll post some photos of my finished jacket too! Today we’ll hem the jacket to finish it off. After the sewing […]

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Minoru Sew-Along #17: The Waistline

Today we’ll give our loose, baggy jackets a sleek, flattering silhouette! We’ll sew a casing for the elastic waistline, insert the elastic, and pull it tight until we’re happy with the fit. The jacket is nearly complete at this point, so it’s easy to fit the elastic and know how it will feel in the […]

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