Monthly Archives: October 2012

Jacket finish line

My white wool jacket is finished. Its been so long, I have not been sewing, but attempting to tame at least some part of the garden. On Friday, my intercostals let me know that enough was enough, and I swapped … Continue reading

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Cooking fuel economy

I took down my post on how to make a wonderbag yesterday in response to a comment that it surely infringed intellectual property. I don’t know if it did or not. When I posted about this it was in response … Continue reading

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Pocket Work Around

I think of this as cheating. You know that slightly tense moment when you have to cut through your beautifully constructed coat or jacket shell to place a welt or flap pocket in what you fervently hope will be the … Continue reading

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Jacket pocket

Pockets, I find tricky. The placement, the style, the size. I’m on my second pocket flap now, more rounded. Ignore the great black line through this photo – its rained too solidly to attempt an outdoor shot, so its the … Continue reading

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Sewjo returns

Yes, the sewing mojo limped back. Here’s the toile. I needed to make three collar versions, first one as drafted, second one with the outer edge tightened up to increase the roll, and the final one I changed the shape … Continue reading

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