Vogue 7975: DIY LInton Tweed French Style Jacket

Hi Everyone, This jacket kind of started off as one thing, but ended up as another. I found what looked like an easier, quicker method of making a quilted French style jacket, shared by Alexander Denton on Instagram. Her method cuts down on hand sewing by sewing the outer jacket shell pieces together first (at […]

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Vogue 7975: DIY Quilted Cotton Boho Jacket – Finished Garment

Hi Friends, I am very pleased today to be able to share my finished jacket with you. The first two posts that talk about the construction of this jacket can be found here (post one) and here (post two). Thanks to White Tree Fabrics for providing me with the fabric and the opportunity to make […]

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Vogue 7975: A Quilted Boho Version: Construction Post 2

Hey All, Today I have a pictureless post to share with you 🙂 Aren’t you lucky? BTW, the first construction post for this jacket can be found here. Just wanted to update you on how this project was going, and largely talk about the pattern modifications that I have made. Firstly, an update on the […]

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Vogue 7975: A Quilted Boho Version: Construction Post 1

Hi Friends, For my next White Tree Fabrics project I have decided to make a quilted boho (?) style jacket using some gorgeous Geninne Cloud9 organic cotton. It is the sashiko bird navy colourway and I have already washed, dried and iron this fabric. It is colour fast and wonderfully soft and smooth without being […]

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Vogue 7975: finally finished the tweed jacket

In the time since my last post we have been away for a weeks break on the north east coast of England. In between I have been desperately trying to push on with the house renovation project that I am currently overseeing. So in short, it has taken me some time to finish this project. It […]

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Vogue 7975: what I am sewing right now – tweed jacket

The reason for this post is because, apparently, now I have started this “blogging thing”, I have to keep doing it. And regularly. So, I thought I would show you what I am planning on making next. I have wanted to make a Chanel style tweed or boucle jacket for ages. And with the rubbish […]

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