Category Archives: Little French Jacket Sew along

Update: Checking In!!

First of ALL!!  Hello out there to all you Wonderful, Fabulous, Spectacular, Followers and Readers!!  I wanted to do a little check in and respond to all the kind emails I’ve gotten recently from many of you!  Thanks so much, … Continue reading

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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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