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Party Top! Burda 2/2014 #104

The Party Top is finished! I made a metallic top for holiday parties as it looks great from the waist up, and it’s easy to match with solid skirts and pants. The pattern is from BurdaStyle Magazine’s February 2014 issue, style 104. It’s a cool pattern that would be easy to make in multiple party […]

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Cordova Jacket in Linen

Love the shiny, metallic Cordova Jacket from Monday’s post but wonder what it might look like in a less showy fabric? I thought I’d share some photos of the first Cordova Jacket sample. I loved the silhouette and the fit but the colour wasn’t the most flattering. (Banish the beige, isn’t that right, Beth from […]

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Introducing the next pattern…the Cordova Jacket!

I’m so excited to introduce the newest pattern from Sewaholic Patterns, the Cordova Jacket! This is the ninth pattern in the line, a modern zip-front jacket with peplum seaming. I created this pattern to fill the void between casual and formal jackets. We have the Minoru Jacket for a sporty look, now we have the […]

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Office-Party Gold Dress – or not

Ok, here’s the story I owe you guys, from yesterday’s Top 10 Sewing Projects recap: Last winter, I absolutely loved Reese Witherspoon’s look on the cover of InStyle magazine. What a perfect office-party look, don’t you think? I even managed to find nearly-identical fabric at Fabricana to recreate the dress. See! Look how close the […]

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