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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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Ever wanted to make your own ‘Little French Jacket’?

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

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I can see the end of this project

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

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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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