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First Coat of the Season

Well, sort of. This is more like a slightly cropped, three quarter sleeve jacket, but since it never gets too cold in Texas, this counts as a coat! Can you believe that with all my undying love for Wendy Mullin’s designs that I didn’t own this pattern (Simplicity 4109)? Now it is out of print so I tracked it down on ebay. There is another one of the Built by You coat patterns out there…

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Rorschach Blazer

  I may have a contender for the prize of craziest fabric ever sewn. I don’t know what compelled me to buy this fabric. I think I found it at Hancock Fabrics although I bought it sometime in July and now I can’t remember very well where it is from. I do know that I was smitten immediately and at the time I wanted to make a printed blazer and thought this would do the…

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Cynthia Rowley Denim Jacket – Simplicty 2250

For a little pre-birthday outing, Justin and I ventured to the Lady Bird Johnson Wildflower Center in South Austin. It is a lovely place full of native Texas plant gardens, streams, meadows and nature trails. Unfortunately, my camera battery died shortly after taking these pictures. At least it had enough juice left to grab a couple shots. Anyway, at the fabric store I went through two different bolts of blue fabric and there wasn’t enough…

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