Monthly Archives: November 2019

A Little Flash, A Little Glam – A Festive Tablescape

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Last year, a dear friend of mine asked me to make a black tablecloth for her dining room table. Not a problem and what a great idea! I immediately wanted one myself.

I bought several metres of two different black tablecloth fabrics. One was plain and one brocade. She chose the plain for herself. (I was hoping she’d pick that one!). And I made a cloth for my own table out of the brocade.

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Vogue – V7975. Next On The Cutting Table

Vogue 7975 Pattern Cover

Ah, the little French jacket. There are so many wonderful versions that have been beautifully sewn over the years. Many fellow seamstresses have used Vogue 7975 as the basis of their creations, and have very graciously shared their insights, tips and process. Inspired, I spent an hour or so this morning, tracing out View E of V7975. I will be making this with a lovely navy and white boucle that I purchased last summer at Mood Fabrics, during a trip to NYC.

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Vogue V1562 Lialia Double Breasted Coat

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