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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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Fabric Recommendations for the Minoru Jacket

Today, let’s talk about fabric options for the Minoru Jacket. We’ll be looking for light to medium weight woven fabrics, but as with most patterns, we can always bend the rules a little bit! I’ll list some options that I think would work well, and mention some things to keep in mind as you select […]

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Chantilly: A Late Summer Sundress

If you guessed the sewing project in last week’s sneak peek was a dress, you’re right! It’s the Chantilly Dress by Colette Patterns. Isn’t it just the loveliest colour combo for late summer? Equally gorgeous with tights and boots! (I bet I can ride a bike in it, too. Haven’t tried it yet but you […]

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Underlining the Lonsdale Dress

For the Lonsdale Sew-Along, you may want to underline or line your dress! Especially if you’re using a lovely, soft sheer fabric and don’t want to see the print through both layers of the bodice, or want a little coverage through the skirt. If your fabric is a light colour, even if it’s not lightweight, […]

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