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Learning something new…

For the past few weeks I have been working on my Islander Sewing Systems, "MotorCity Express jacket". I received this pattern when I purchased the Craftsy course “Sew Better, Sew Faster: Smart Construction“.   I have worked on the facings and lining layer, my sleeve gusset zippers and zipper pockets, and last week my fashion… Continue reading Learning something new…

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It’s better with interfacing.

As you might remember, I have been working on my Motor City Express Jacket, which I started here and here.  I received this pattern when I purchased the Craftsy course "Sew Better, Sew Faster: Smart Construction".  (I just love it when the courses I want go on sale!)  I am so looking forward to wearing my… Continue reading It’s better with interfacing.

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A little bit of this and a little bit of that…

I usually find lots of sewing time on the weekends, tucked between chores and errands and spending time with my family.  Last weekend was a busy one though, with not much sewing time.  Instead, it was a fun weekend in Vancouver with my sister, who would like me to sew a MOG (Mother of the Groom)… Continue reading A little bit of this and a little bit of that…

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Now that’s HOT!

We are completely lacking in energy here.  The temperature hit 32 C (89 F) today.  Not a common thing for us!  The whole family just lounged around waiting for the cooling fan to rotate towards them. Needless to say, after a long work week and today's heat nothing much has been accomplished.  But I did… Continue reading Now that’s HOT!