Finding trim for your French jacket is easier when you are working with a multi color fabric, especially one with black, white or another neutral
Tag : Cloning Couture
Winding down after a wonderful week of non-stop sewing with a lovely group of women. Here’s a glimpse of the varied projects. First up is a Ziggi
Finding trim is easier if you’re looking for black, white or common color. This fuschia jacket made from a wonderful soft Mendel Goldberg boucle
What do you do when this extraordinary fabric finds its way to the sewing room? Here’s the designer dress to clone. The pattern is a slim fit
Monday, September 19 through Saturday, September 25, 2022 Update May 1, 2022: The resident spots are sold out. I have 2 places remaining if you
Registration is open for classes in Palm Beach Gardens. Join the 7 day French jacket class from Monday, November 7 through Sunday November 13, 2022.
I’m presenting a couture trim class with the ASG (American Sewing Guild) Atlanta chapter on Friday March 25 and Friday April 1. This is an 8 hour
A distinctive feature of many French (Chanel) style jackets is the iconic three piece sleeve. Vogue 7975 is a favorite starting pattern for many;
Want to add a stand collar to your French jacket but don’t have a pattern? Here are easy directions for drafting your own. Two jackets to which
To expand my variations of custom trim, I’ve been experimenting with tubular yarns as well as crocheting with narrow strips of fabric. Many boucles
In my recent moulage/dressform class, students used everything from a custom made full body form from Wolf to a display form found at Hobby Lobby.
I recently had the pleasure of working with a delightful bride and her mother. She had chosen a simple, yet dramatic, gown of heavy white silk crepe.