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The Call of the Red Suede Wild!

When I last left you, my red suede for the leather version of the Islander Fast and Fabulous Jacket looked like this.It now looks like this. Not yet completed, but well on its way.Working with any type of skin, it can take a little finagling on the par…

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Details Can Really Make a Garment Pop!

I have recently begun to long for a new little dog, a puppy, a little puppy that’s brand new to this world. As tempting as a purebred is, it will be a little rescue pup. I’ve looked at so many rescue sites. While looking last night, there was a little …

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Details Can Really Make a Garment Pop!

I have recently begun to long for a new little dog, a puppy, a little puppy that’s brand new to this world. As tempting as a purebred is, it will be a little rescue pup. I’ve looked at so many rescue sites. While looking last night, there was a little …

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New Winners and a New Jacket

Last Monday I announced the winners of the new Islander Fast and Fabulous Jacket Pattern. Sadly, Karen Roop was the only one of the 3 winners to respond 🙁 So one’s loss is another’s gain!The 2 new winners of the pattern are:Kathy ShrankKim CaywoodCong…

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Fast Really Can Be Fabulous!

Making a garment that requires many steps, underlining, lining, handstitching, bound buttonholes, etc. can be a wonderful challenge. But there are times when we just want to make something up quickly that will still result in a good looking garment, an…

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The Fast and Fabulous Jacket Pattern Giveaway and a Treat For All!

Good Morning!My day begin with a shivering dog panting in my ear at 4:00 a.m. mind you.  We have quite a thunderstorm rolling through Chicago. As much as it upsets my poor dog, I love summer thunderstorms as they make my tomatoes grow. T…

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Let’s Celebrate With A Giveaway!!!

Here in the United States, it’s the 4th of July, a day for celebrating. So it’s all the more fitting, that I have something wonderful to share and celebrate. Janet Pray of Islander Patterns is just about to launch a brand new pattern, the Fast and Fabu…

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