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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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Five Favourite Items from My Closet

Remember the excerpt from the Colette Sewing Handbook last week, about thoughtful planning for your sewing projects? Do you remember the part about choosing five items you love and feel good in from your own closet, to get a sense of your personal style and guide your future sewing projects? Just for fun, I thought […]

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Choosing Easy-to-Sew Coating Fabrics

Yesterday we talked about choosing easier, simpler sewing patterns for coats. Today, let’s talk about choosing easy-to-sew coat fabrics! As always, I’d love to hear your suggestions. Especially since it’s been a while since I was a beginner! The coat fabric I’ve chosen is surprisingly easy to work with, even though it looks complicated! So […]

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