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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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Classic Dress – Perfect Wardrobe Bulider

The time has arrived when I needed to add few new pieces to my wardrobe. Few years ago I have made the dress – wearable muslin – based on the Vogue Pattern V8787.  I have made a version with asymmetrical … Continue reading

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Less than 1 meter fabric … no problem!

You have these moments when you see a piece of a fabric and immediately know what you want to make out of it. That was exactly with this piece of a little stretch woven satin.  It was just enough to … 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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Friday Evening Silk Painting

It was fabulous experience! I was dreaming of silk painting for years. I have got once a start-up package – never open it. I was always feeling it is not time yet. When I have seen an invitation to visit … Continue reading

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Summer Top – one of many?

This project is accomplished – summer top based on Marfy 1913 is ready and I am wearing it today. It is made of viscose crepe and as it is sheer I decided to put the very fine viscose lining at … Continue reading

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Stoffenspektakel Apeldoorn

Due to all family issues I was not able to visit previous fabric markets and I was not so sure if I should go there this time – I know I could not resist fabrics. However my DH asked me … Continue reading

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