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A Guide to Savvy, Carreer Minded Woman’s Dress Codes – Semi Formal

How to dress semi formal to a dinner? I have just came back from a business trip. Next to long days and spending most of the day inside a hotel/congress centre it could happen you get an invitation for a … Continue reading

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How to Style French Jacket for Casual Friday at the Office

French jacket is must in your wardrobe. It is very versatile garment which you can easly pair with a pencil skirt or a simple dress. For casula Friday you can pair it with jeans easly. Having the French jacket in … Continue reading

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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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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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Vogue Dress V2888 #2 ready

It was difficult to pick up and finish this project having such a wonderful sunny weather. The Vogue V2888 #2 dress is ready and now I can enjoy wearing it – together with my French jacket. Better pictures will follow. … Continue reading

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First steps towards the next French jacket

This time I make my French jacket based on the new Claire Shaeffer’s Vogue pattern -V8991 (Misses’/Misses’ Petite Jacket). Few days ago I have traced the pattern and made muslin. Being busy with the Vogue V2888 dress I have just in … Continue reading

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