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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.
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
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
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
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
From time to time the sew-alongs are organised to sew a ‘Little French Jacket’ following the couture techniques of Chanel. If you ever thought of making one – just go for it! I would suggest to follow instructions from – Couture … Continue reading
My French jacket project is almost accomplished. The buttonholes are finished and the sleeves are inserted. The last touch – pockets, buttons – which probably I will make myself – and a chain of course. It already looks and feels … Continue reading