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Butterick 6285 The Skirt

The Butterick 6285 skirt is a circle skirt with pleats. The pleats are double pleats, so you need a lot of fabric. But it has the twirl factor:  Fabric: There is a fun little story how I came to the … Continue reading

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Marfy Jacket 1756 Part IV

I can still not believe that – finally–I finished the Marfy Jacket. The last post about it was in July last year. All I had to do was placing the pockets, hemming and inserting the lining. But after summer I … Continue reading

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Marfy Jacket 1756 Part III

It finally starts to look like a jacket. I have inserted both sleeves and added the facing: The sleeve cap is supported by a sleeve head. I used “Watteline” for this. I cut the sleeve head so that it goes … Continue reading

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Marfy Jacket 1756 Part II

This week I finished some of the more complicated steps. First, I had to finish the second corner of the front panel. And this happens when you try to sew after a long day at work: I had to unpick … Continue reading

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Marfy Jacket 1756 Part I

After finishing my contribution to the Sewing Indie Month, I now concentrate fully on the Marfy Jacket Sew Along. I am a bit behind, but that does not matter. Leisa reminded me that it is more important to take one’s time … Continue reading

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My Fairy-Tale Coat

It has been already a while that I finished my second coat. It is Vogue 8346: I fall in love with this pattern  the moment I saw it. I like the flared skirt and the silhouette: both feminine and elegant. It took … Continue reading

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