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What to make from a circle panel – other then circle skirt?

Fabric panel in gold with black velvet-like pattnern … What if you don’t like a circle skirt? You sill can use it to make a jacket to wear together with your little black dress. Jacket?!  Coat?! Yes, and very simple … Continue reading

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Marfy jacket 3022 with few extras

If you ever wanted to sew a garment using a Marfy pattern – Marfy has something new.    On the Marfy website you may not only read the instructions on how to make it  but watch now how to videos on … Continue reading

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Last day in Poland

Two weeks gone and it is time to go back home. My last day by my mom was busy – last activity  – windows cleaning. Of course before you start to clean you have to make a space: take out … Continue reading

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The test garments follow up

My last test garments are ready. I have no more time to make more. I still have to help my mother with some spring cleaning and my work is calling as well. 1. I ma glad though I have managed … Continue reading

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Well prepared for winter

I am glad I have made this jacket – already more than year ago. It was perfect for these few days winter we had the last week in the Netherlands. The jacket is made based on the Butterick pattern B5424 … Continue reading

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My mother – the best client

My mother is the best client but not the easiest. As a daughter of the tailor she know exactly how garment should fit. Still I like to make garments for her. After some break, few years ago I have made for … Continue reading

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I like my French jacket

I decided to change the side panels to the red lining. It looks much better now. I will put the stripes from the same lining along the hemline, centre front line and neckline. And the hem of the sleeves of … Continue reading

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THE CHANEL LEGEND – THE CHANEL EFFECT

The Gemeentemuseum Den Haag reported that its exhibition ‘The Chanel Legend’ has already clocked up 40,000 visitors – I was one of them. On Friday there was a special evening organised by the Museum “The warm winter evening” (Warme Winteravond) … Continue reading

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French Jacket progress

Having one day off last week makes such a difference – daylight is helping a lot. In the end the underlining – which was ready already few weeks ago – was attached to the fashion fabric. I still was not … Continue reading

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Strange weekend

It was suppose to be a sewing weekend… I have not too many sewing plans but one – go further with my French jacket. Seeing all fabulous creations on blogs I just want to sew! After being sick for few … Continue reading

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