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Tailored Coat Project: Progress

Happy Wednesday everyone! Caroline here. Before I talk about the progress on my tailored coat, I want to tell you about some fun Blackbird Fabrics news! It’s my birthday on Monday, so why not celebrate with a sale? I’m offering 20% off all fabrics and dressmaking supplies, starting on Friday. Just use the code ‘BIRTHDAYSALE’ […]

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Freedom Fridays

Sounds kind of patriotic, doesn’t it? A while back I talked about the challenge of fitting sewing for pleasure into my life now that the business has grown. I really appreciated the comments on that post. Many of you responded that of course, I need to take time for creativity! (It seems so obvious to […]

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A Full Bust Adjustment on the Minoru Jacket, Courtesy of Alana

Who here is planning to do a Full Bust Adjustment (FBA) on their Minoru Jacket? I am thrilled to share this fantastic photo-illustrated FBA demonstration from Alana at Lazy Stitching. Alana was kind enough to let me borrow her photos from her tutorial! Which is great. It’s awesome to get pattern adjustment tips from someone […]

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Crescent Sew-Along #9: Fitting the Muslin

Hey everyone! I was hoping to get this post up Monday afternoon but it took longer than expected. Better late than never! Let’s get that muslin fitted and make our changes, so we can get to the good part – sewing our real skirts! Here’s the rundown of previous Sew-Along posts for reference: Crescent Sew-Along […]

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Fitting Vogue 8769: The ‘O’ Dress

Here’s the muslin for my Vogue 8769 dress. I’ve nicknamed it the ‘O’ Dress after my friend who gave me the pattern. It could also mean ‘O’ for ‘Oh what a lovely dress!’ Although, you might not agree with ‘lovely’ at the muslin stage. Could it be any more conservative? Long sleeves, high neck and […]

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