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A Cape Update: Padstitching

Hope you all had a lovely weekend! How about a change of scenery after all the school updates and Pendrell blouse posts? Here’s an update on the vintage tartan cape I started! We’ve matched the plaids, we’ve pressed the darts, and pretty soon the cape will be finished! This is a very simple piece to […]

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Next up: Vintage Tartan Cape

I’ve decided that my next vintage project is going to be the cape! I’ve been lusting after a cape for a while now, so I was thrilled that one of the patterns in the package from Veronica was a cape. (And matching skirt and jacket, too!) In between Pendrell Sew-Along posts, I’m going to work […]

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Tailor’s Tacks vs. Pin Marking

Hello again! I hope you had a wonderful Christmas, full of yummy treats, family moments and sewing-related gifts. (I sure did! More on that later.) Back to the Vogue Bolero! I’ve cut it out and now I’m marking… not my favourite step. Especially if you hate cutting out, too, you probably aren’t a fan of […]

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Next up: Vogue Bolero

Remember this awesome 1950’s bolero pattern? Well, it’s been teasing me the whole time I worked on Mr Sewaholic’s shirt. I’m thrilled to be finished with two days to spare – which means back to sewing for me! And even though I have a mountainous stash of fabric, I didn’t have the perfect navy wool […]

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