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Outerwear Blog Tour: Day Four

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Outerwear Blog Tour: Day Four

Welcome back sewing peoples.... we've been taking a look at patterns for outerwear over the last few days, and we are just gonna keep on doing it.  Because I love these patterns, and becasue I know you want to see more!!! Before we jump into our THREE amazing blog tour participants for today, I wanted to give a shout out to the Long Board which is today's $3 Thursday Pattern.  This pattern started off as my answer to a fun a different pattern for boys that uses quilting cotton and other basic lightweight woven fabrics.... and it is so so...

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Outerwear Blog Tour: Day One

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Outerwear Blog Tour: Day One

Welcome to October's monthly blog tour.   This month we are taking a look at outerwear and layering pieces.  I started off my 'real' sewing life in college as a costume designer and shop assistant.  And when you are sewing costumes for a range of theatrical productions, you end up learning a lot about sewing outerwear.  I fell in love with the drama of a velvet cape, the polish of a perfectly fitted doublet, and the the intricacy of fifty hand made buttons for a period driving coat.  Lines that flatter, details that catch the eye, and fabrics that make you...

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