The Pink Jacket-Cape

Happppy Monday! So, ya know how in my last post I said I had another make to share with you that involved more awesome wool that belonged to my grandma? Well, here she is. Just like that blue wool, my aunt also gave me a few yards of this beautiful pink wool from J.P. Stevens. It […]

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Chenille For Real

“What could I do with these?” is what I asked myself about the re-purposed wool sleeves I used for this coat. They had come off of another wool sweater coat of some kind because it was decided they would be better suited on some other garment. And well, they are. I found the fabric I […]

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Pretty in Periwinkle

Periwinkle. I always thought that was a funny color name. Though it sounds funny, it is quite a lovely color, so I was excited to see that a version of periwinkle (“Serenity”) was included in Pantone’s colors of the year for 2016, which was also in their Spring 2016 Fashion Color Report. Spring is also around […]

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Velvet Superhero

Happy Sunday, everyone! So let’s talk about this Fall trend…velvet. It’s all over the place, and with good reason. Velvet is such a great textile. It holds up beautifully over time, and let’s be honest…generally speaking, it just looks expensive-because it usually is. Now, thank goodness we’re in 2016 territory because the velvet trend of […]

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