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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. Advertisements

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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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Coat – the next sewing project on the list

Some time ago I have bought a black cashmere/wool fabric for a coat. I have a dream coat on my mind with: high waist pleat at the back collar souds not so complicated. Meanwhile – 3-4 muslins further – I am … 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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Happy Sewing!

I am glad I could make few seamsters happy with my collection of patterns. Few patterns had found new owners. I remember sewing these two top dresses.    I am curious their experiences and ready garments. I hope they will … 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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Hat for the rainy days – next one please

My hat is finished – well… I am still going to add a band around the hat.   Even though the chance is that my spectacles stay dry when walking in the rain – I definitely make another hat with … Continue reading

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Inside Vogue Patterns by Craftsy

Sew showpiece garments with designer dressmaking classes from Vogue Patterns & Craftsy. Inside Vogue Patterns series Inside Vogue Patterns: Tracy Reese V1397 Inside Vogue Patterns: Lynda Maynard V1399 By Red Point Tailor

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