Quilted Jacket Sew Along – Selecting a Pattern

For our Quilted Jacket sew along, the first thing that needs to happen is selection of a pattern. So many future decisions depend on the jacket style, so let's talk about patterns this week, and we'll get started with the sew along next week. Full disclosure here, I am not an expert on jacket sewing. …

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Quilted Jackets Return to Fashion

One afternoon last week, I had the opportunity to while away a bit of time in a Macy's department store. When I was still working, I would make the one hour drive down to Greenville twice a year to look for good quality clothing. I still love shopping at Macy's, even though I haven't been …

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Turning a Sweatshirt into a Jacket

I don't really care for pullover sweatshirts. To me they are not that comfortable as they are mostly made for people taller than I am, and tend to bunch up on my shorter torso. I much prefer a cardigan style, and wear sweaters like that most of the time. But when I wanted to have …

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