~the chanel jacket begins~

I began working on my Chanel-style jacket yesterday, here is the illustration and shell fabric:   As you can see it is a fairly standard shape, so I simply started from my existing jacket block with a princess line, which is a standard NZ size 10, and I graded it up to my measurements, which are a […]

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~well suited~

I needed a suit – the one that I do have doesn’t fit anymore, so I made one!  I’ve got to say it is great when you can make one to your own specifications – and you can save so much! I found a gorgeous wool herringbone stripe in a charcoaly slate colour.  It is very fine and loosely woven (ie, […]

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