Mimi Blouse in Plaid

In my previous post, I talked about some gray flannel plaid fabric – cozy, lightweight and loosely woven. All of those qualities make it a delight to wear and suitable for clothing that can be worn into warmer weather than is typical with flannel. Of course, those lightweight, loosely woven qualities that make it comfortable…

Plaid Pavot Jacket Part Two

The plaid jacket is finished! And you cannot convince me that it is not the most beautiful jacket in existence. I am feeling ridiculously smug about this project, fair warning. It’s red! and plaid! and my obsessive compulsive heart is┬áso happy that the plaid matches all over the place. The pattern is the delightful Pavot…

Plaid Pavot Jacket

I don’t typically post about projects that are currently in-progress, but I am positively giddy about this one. You might say that this particular sewing project began years ago when my mother started making these excellent bags out of IKEA fabric. I must confess that I do not own a store-bought bag/purse, unless you count…