Kochi Jacket

Kochi Jacket

Kochi Jacket Kochi Jacket I’ve been wanting to make this Kochi Jacket for a long, long time. The pics on Instagram always look so good no matter what weight or drape of fabric is used. It’s very similar to my free sewing pattern – see that here...
How I made a Burda Jacket

How I made a Burda Jacket

Burda Jacket 115 How I made a Burda Jacket This isn’t a tutorial as such, but explains how I used a Burda magazine to make Burda Jacket 115. The pattern comes from quite an old Burda magazine – 11/2013. There are two versions of a similar item in this...
New Look Jacket

New Look Jacket

New Look Jacket New Look Jacket I’ve made this exact same New Look pattern before. First time was – here – when I made it as the pattern was meant to be. This time around, I lengthened the sleeves a bit. And made it a touch narrower in the back. Use...
New Look Kimono Jacket

New Look Kimono Jacket

New Look Kimono Jacket New Look Kimono Jacket I might have mentioned a while back that a friend’s mother went into a care home. She was an avid seamstress and had a pile of fabric which I inherited. I made a pair of culottes from this fabric as well a New Look...

Large Winter Shawl

Large Winter Shawl Not sure why I’m posting this large winter shawl as it looks like we’re never going to have winter here in Cape Town. Our city gave estimates projecting how temperatures here are going to rise in the next few decades. Downright scary. Ah...

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