Tag Archives: couture techniques

French Jacket – Perfect Business Wardrobe Essential

One of my best pieces in the wardrobe is my French jacket. It is perfect when traveling for business as it is easy to transform from casual to business look.

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Classic Dress – Perfect Wardrobe Bulider

The time has arrived when I needed to add few new pieces to my wardrobe. Few years ago I have made the dress – wearable muslin – based on the Vogue Pattern V8787.  I have made a version with asymmetrical … Continue reading

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How to – Make Designer Trims

I am sure that many of you – including myself – already have made a French Jacket or is going to make. The new book by Claire Shaeffer – Couture Sewing: Making Designer Trims – presents sewing methods she has developed based on her … Continue reading

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The next French Jacket?! Why not

While waiting for mojo to start working on my buttonholes in the French Jacket I decided to refresh my other muslin for the next one. This old picture reminded me that I still have to shorten the sleeves. By Red Point … Continue reading

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French Jacket – Working on Trim

The life is full of surprises and entertains us in many different – often unexpected – ways. The have storm we had in the Netherlands last days – with very heavy wind and rain – has caused some issues at … Continue reading

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Progress on Dark Blue French Jacket

Having my business trip to Brussels cancelled I had a weekend for my French jacket. First, let’s meet my new help … the Bernina walking foot.     During the week, after work, I have managed to cut off all … Continue reading

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Weekend with my French Jacket

It was high time to tackle my fabric stash and start working on my new French Jacket. Recently during the fabric market I have bough wool fabric in my favourite colour – dark blue. Together with Silk Charmeuse – silk I … Continue reading

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Discover Couture Dressmaking Techniques – Craftsy Classes On Sale

Get deep discounts on 400+ classes that launched over the past year! Elevate the beauty and longevity of any garment you sew. Learn couture dressmaking fundamentals with School of Sewing founder Alison Smith. Hurry Up! The Sales is THIS weekend ONLY … Continue reading

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How To Sew Lace with Alison Smith – Craftsy Classes On Sale

Get deep discounts on 400+ classes that launched over the past year! Sew any type of lace with finesse to create stunning projects. Learn speciality skills that highlight openwork lace fabrics, borders, motifs and more. Hurry Up! The Sales is THIS … Continue reading

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