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Houndstooth Jacket Update

Houndstooth Jacket Update

Sometimes you just have to call it a day and move on.Obviously I did not make the wool contest cutoff in time on Patternreview. It was taking me forever to match up the houndstooth and then I had some fitting issues. And then I had to leave for Los Angeles. Then I deleted my previous post – oops. By the way thanks to whomever mentioned Mood Fabrics. I didn’t end up going. I don’t think I have ripped out stitching as much as I…

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Progress Report – Butterick 5145

Progress Report – Butterick 5145

I am starting to put the pieces together, but first I wanted to point out some more of my cutting technique with this pattern. The pattern envelope is a little deceptive: It clearly shows a houndstooth pattern and the pattern appears to go very evenly along the middle horizontal seam If I had cut the pattern exactly as the pattern pieces, that line would angle up, not go straight across. Something to keep in mind. This is the front piece,…

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