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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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The Very First Minoru Muslin

You asked for a bit of guidance on making a muslin of the Minoru Jacket, and today’s post is exactly that! I still have the very first muslin I made of the Minoru Jacket, and thought I would use it for demonstrating today. Today I’ll talk about our goals when making a muslin, tips for […]

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Tailoring a Coat: Making a Back Stay

Another baby step of progress on the Seventies Wrap Coat project! Here is the first tailoring technique I’ve applied to my Wrap Coat. We’re adding a back stay to support and stabilize the back of our coat. This will prevent strain across the shoulders as well. And I’m guessing it will also keep loosely woven […]

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