Category Archives: Tailoring

Vegas Eats & Sweets

This post is a continuation of my series on favorite places to visit in Las Vegas (Warning: picture heavy). I know I mentioned in my earlier post that I avoid the Strip as much as possible but there are some exceptions … Continue reading

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McCall 6172 Jacket: Past the Hardest Bits?

I haven’t had time to sew or post lately- graduate school & life got in the way. However, I am happy that I am past the hardest bits of this jacket. I finished pad-stitching the collar and lapel. My pad-stitching became better & more consistent … Continue reading

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McCalls Jacket Muslin Done. Getting Ready for Pad Stitching Love

Just finished fitting my jacket muslin. McCalls 6172 is an excellent pattern. It is from Palmer/Pletsch and has many common fitting adjustments printed right on the pattern. It was relatively easy to adjust the pattern for a flattering fit. I didn’t have … Continue reading

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Tailoring Class and McCalls Jacket Muslin

I just started a tailoring class and I am really excited about it! The class is taught by a lovely person from my sewing club who is also a retired sewing instructor from a local community college. I love learning … Continue reading

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