Tag Archive: jacket patterns

Pepernoot Fashion Show

Since I shared my finished hoodless Pepernoot jacket with you, it has become my favorite go to piece. The weather has been rather cool in Chicago, so this version has been perfect. You may remember the sew along I did for Sew News. Whenever I wear…

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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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Fabulous Free Pattern Friday/Geometric Dream Jacket

It’s been 3 1/2 years since I made the Geometric Dreams Jacket! When I initially made it up for the Fabulous Free Pattern Friday post, I always intended to make up another in a nicer fabric. Sadly, that did not happen. But the jacket has been my go to …

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I Need To Do Something Just For Me

Sometimes we get caught up in doing, doing, doing. Doing for our spouse, doing for commitments, be it work or charitable commitments, doing for friends, and the list can go on and on. Then we come to a point that we just need to do somet…

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I Need To Do Something Just For Me

Sometimes we get caught up in doing, doing, doing. Doing for our spouse, doing for commitments, be it work or charitable commitments, doing for friends, and the list can go on and on. Then we come to a point that we just need to do somet…

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