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Red Wool Jacket with Black Velvet Trim

I began with Vogue pattern 7975 and some beautiful red wool fabric. I couldn't find a red tweed, but what I found is a looser weave than a lot of suiting, yet still solid enough to be nice and warm...

Brown Asymmetrical Jacket with Draped Collar

When looking at Dior's Fall '09 collection, I felt truly inspired. That is when I knew what I needed to do with the crazy brown and white checked fabric I had in my stash. And I can always use...

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Re: Win a Summer Dress/Romper Pattern by Melissa Watson

This pattern is adorable! Exactly the kind of go everywhere summer dress I've been coveting at shops and thinking it would be great to make!

Re: Book Giveaway: Design-It-Yourself Clothes

Wow, this sounds like precisely the book I've been looking for. I have too many sketches and not enough patterns/know-how to make them all! I've only been sewing seriously for about a year, so I still have a lot to learn. But I am determined! What I really want is a book that I can go through, complete one or two versions of each project, and by the end have a construction basis for each basic piece of clothing as a jumping off point. This book sounds perfect! It would be awesome to win a copy!