The Learning Continues: I Binge Watched 3 Sewing Classes

The learning – it must never stop. Even a self-professed, know-it-all like me must continue to learn and be inspired to sew. So, I binge-watched online sewing classes, and totally neglected the actual sewing. Grey silk tunic, move aside…. Disclaimer: I have no business affiliation with Craftsy. except as a satisfied customer. I’m just giving… Read More The Learning Continues: I Binge Watched 3 Sewing Classes

Grey Silk Tunic, Part 2.Manipulating the Pattern

We move ahead in replicating the grey (or gray) ready-to-wear silk tunic, mentioned in the last post.  I’m lifting, so to speak, the “bones” of a pattern and using that information to make something quite different from original intentions by the pattern company. Same bones, but such a different look!  Colette Pattern Company’s Sencha Blouse… Read More Grey Silk Tunic, Part 2.Manipulating the Pattern

Puzzle Revealed: Jacket Pattern, circa 1935

First up, last week’s puzzle, revealed….. I want to thank everyone who responded here and on Facebook with highly educated guesses! Some of your guesses were spot on! This jacket is from another leaflet from Coats and Clark company in the 1930s. Titled “The Gay Flannel Jacket” the leaflet crams all the basic, important information… Read More Puzzle Revealed: Jacket Pattern, circa 1935