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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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Minoru Jacket: Envelope Back and PDF

Hello everyone! I’m catching up on a few things you asked for, starting with the fabric requirements and sizing information for the Minoru Jacket. Look for more posts on the Sew-Along coming soon! I’d also love to feature a few more Minoru Jackets by my pattern testers, too. It’s amazing that you can give people […]

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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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Minoru Jacket Q & A

What an amazing response to the Minoru Jacket announcement yesterday! A ton of great questions came up and I thought I’d put all of the answers together in one post so it’s easy to read. (And if you have a question about the pattern that’s not already mentioned, please leave a comment and I’ll find […]

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