Category Archives: Chanel Jacket

Change in LFJ Plans….

LFJ Progress Week 1: What’s the old saying??  “Sometimes even the best laid plans go awry….”  something to that effect??  Well, my LFJ plan has changed.  Not drastically, but the pattern has changed.  Last week, when I started measuring my pattern for fitting, … Continue reading

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My LFJ Plan!!

The time has FINALLY come!!  The “Little French Jacket” Sew-along has begun!!  Of course I’m talking about making my version of the Iconic Chanel Jacket.  If you missed my earlier post with all the Sew-along specifics, please check it out … Continue reading

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Chanel’s “The Little Black Jacket” !!

Good Morning Everyone!!  Yesterday, in all my excitement to post (New Adventure: Two Birds ~ One Stone)  about the Little French Jacket Sew-along, I forgot to post this video on the making of a Chanel Jacket.  This video was produced and put … Continue reading

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New Adventure: Two Birds ~ One Stone….

    Hi Everyone!!  Great News!  I came across an opportunity that I thought would be fun to share with all of you.  As I work my way through this year, it has been a personal goal of mine to try … Continue reading

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