Tag Archives: Haute couture

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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Haute Couture by Martin, Richard and Harold Koda in MET

When browsing through the Metropolitan Museum of Art website I came across this stunning book – Haute Couture by Martin Richard and Harold Koda. You are not only able to look inside this fabulous book but print as free PDF. Isn’t it … 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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French Jacket V8804 – accomplished

After few months of slaw sewing the French jacket is officially finished. I was waiting for some free time and time during the day to take few pictures – and here it is – my finished French jacket. This ‘try-out’ … Continue reading

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Haute Couture – Fashion in Detail

Visiting the exhibition ‘The Chanel Legend’ at The Gemeentemuseum Den Haag I have spotted this fascinated book ‘Haute Couture, Fashion in Detail from the 17th-20th Centuries’. “It provides a stunning visual journey which charts haute couture through the ages with … Continue reading

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CHECK THIS NEW CLASS by CRAFTSY OUT!

The Iconic Tweed Jacket, Lorna Knight Craftsy managed to surprised me again. Fantastic! I could not resist – I have enrolled immidiately. The Iconic Tweed Jacket – $49.99 from: Craftsy.com Join couture sewing expert Lorna Knight and sew an iconic jacket that will … Continue reading

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Over 100 hours of work!

Olivia from Mooshi has made it’s premier at the annual Tessuti Awards in Australia! “The design is inspired by the fashions and photography of two influential decades of 20th century fashion: the 1940′s and the 1960′s. The peplum is inspired by … Continue reading

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