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Valerie’s Minoru Jacket

More and more Minoru Jackets are starting to appear! I’ve seen a few more pattern tester’s versions, and there are even people who’ve already made up the pattern since it was released. So exciting! I love sharing them with you guys. You never know which version is going to be the one that inspires you […]

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Lauren’s Minoru Jacket

Happy Friday! Today I have another awesome pattern tester’s Minoru Jacket to share with you. You may have already seen Lauren from Lladybird’s white Minoru jacket, but in case you haven’t, here it is! Click to check out Lauren’s blog post on pattern testing, and see about twenty more photos of her jacket from all […]

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Rachel’s Minoru Jacket

Another Minoru Jacket from pattern testing! Rachel from Melbourne used a waterproof cotton canvas fabric, in a fun shade of pink. Talk about brightening up a rainy day! Rachel used a cotton print for the main lining, but lined the sleeves with a slippery fabric so it would be easy to wear over sweaters (jumpers). […]

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Anna’s Minoru Jacket

Happy Monday, everyone! I’m back with another version of the Minoru Jacket. This one is from Anna, a pattern tester from Italy. Pretty awesome to think that someone in Japan and someone in Italy could be wearing a Minoru Jacket, on complete opposite sides of the world. And all of us in North America in […]

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Liz’s Minoru Jacket

Many of you have asked about using wool or other dressier, suiting fabrics for the Minoru Jacket. What better way to answer the question than show you an actual jacket using a wool fabric? Liz from Zilredloh used a wool blend fabric for pattern testing the Minoru Jacket, and it turned out beautifully! Click to […]

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Novita’s Minoru Jacket

Hey, everyone! I’m thrilled to share another pattern tester’s Minoru Jacket today! Today’s jacket is made by Novita of Very Purple Person. Novita lives in Japan, one of the farthest-away pattern testers! You may have already seen Novita’s lovely denim version she posted on her blog this week but in case you haven’t, take a […]

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Molly’s Minoru Jacket

When I developed the Minoru Jacket pattern, one of the best decisions I made this time around was to improve the testing process. This time, I had nearly twenty pattern testers, all making different sizes, living in different parts of the world, and using different types of fabric. I sent them the pattern, they sewed […]

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