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Burberry-Inspired Trench Coat: Completed!

This April, May, and now June I’m sewing along with Sherry at Pattern~Scissors~Cloth. A bunch of other talented seamsters and I are all making coats following the construction methods used in ready-to-wear tailoring. Mine is a Burberry-inspired trench coat, and this post marks its completion. Finally.  The end of the Sew-Alongs is here.  After a… Continue reading Burberry-Inspired Trench Coat: Completed!

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Face Off

This April, May, and now June I’m sewing along with Sherry at Pattern~Scissors~Cloth. A bunch of other talented seamsters and I are all making coats following the construction methods used in ready-to-wear tailoring. Mine is a Burberry-inspired trench coat, and here’s a reflection on my efforts to sew well. Tonight. Me vs. the Buttons. Well,… Continue reading Face Off

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Found: The Anatomy of a Burberry Trench Coat

This April and May I’m sewing along with Sherry at Pattern~Scissors~Cloth. A bunch of other talented seamsters and I are all making coats following the construction methods used in ready-to-wear tailoring. Mine is a Burberry-inspired trench coat, and here’s a reflection on my efforts to sew well. I drafted the collar for my Burberry-inspired trench… Continue reading Found: The Anatomy of a Burberry Trench Coat

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In the Trenches: Buttons

This April and May I’m sewing along with Sherry at Pattern~Scissors~Cloth. A bunch of other talented seamsters and I are all making coats following the construction methods used in ready-to-wear tailoring. Mine is a Burberry-inspired trench coat, and here’s a reflection on my efforts to sew well. I'm currently on the hunt for buttons for… Continue reading In the Trenches: Buttons

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Ready-To-Wear Tailoring Sew-Along: Taking Shape

This April and May I’m sewing along with Sherry at Pattern~Scissors~Cloth. A bunch of other talented seamsters and I are all making coats following the construction methods used in ready-to-wear tailoring. Mine is a Burberry-inspired trench coat, and here’s a reflection on my efforts to sew well. This weekend I did my best to catch… Continue reading Ready-To-Wear Tailoring Sew-Along: Taking Shape

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My Progress in the Ready-To-Wear Tailoring Sew-Along

This April I’m sewing along with Sherry at Pattern~Scissors~Cloth. A bunch of other talented seamsters and I are all making coats following the construction methods used in ready-to-wear tailoring. Mine is a Burberry-inspired trench coat, and here’s a reflection on my efforts to sew well. The Crescent skirt Sew-Along has started, and I've begun to… Continue reading My Progress in the Ready-To-Wear Tailoring Sew-Along

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Interfacing the Trench Coat

This April I’m sewing along with Sherry at Pattern~Scissors~Cloth. A bunch of other talented seamsters and I are all making coats following the construction methods used in ready-to-wear tailoring. Mine is a Burberry-inspired trench coat, and here’s a reflection on my efforts to sew well. After all of the cutting, I moved onto the interfacing.… Continue reading Interfacing the Trench Coat

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Cutting, Cutting, Cutting

This April I’m sewing along with Sherry at Pattern~Scissors~Cloth. A bunch of other talented seamsters and I are all making coats following the construction methods used in ready-to-wear tailoring. Mine is a Burberry-inspired trench coat, and here’s a reflection on my efforts to sew well. It doesn't look like much in the chair, but that's… Continue reading Cutting, Cutting, Cutting

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More Inspirational Finds Online

This April I’m sewing along with Sherry at Pattern~Scissors~Cloth. A bunch of other talented seamsters and I are all making coats following the construction methods used in ready-to-wear tailoring. Mine is a Burberry-inspired trench coat, and here's a reflection on my efforts to sew well. The Sartorialist, a blog that looks at style through the… Continue reading More Inspirational Finds Online