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Mood DIY: How to Sew a Reversible Bomber Jacket


 As summer slowly fades into fall, I’ve been thinking a lot about how I have very few jackets at the moment. Which is a shame, because I love jackets. They’re a requirement for the fall in NYC, plus they ‘re an extra layer of style for that perfect autumn …

Mood DIY: No-Sew Wool Vest

 

With New York weather being New York weather, it’s always a good idea to have a versatile wardrobe. In April, it could be freezing when you leave for work in the morning, and 75 degrees by the time you break for lunch. The best things to fill your closet with …

Mood Style: Short Sleeve Transition Coat

The transition from winter to spring is always very tricky in the eastern part of the United States.  Some days are very cold, some are very warm and others are comfortably mild.  For those mild days, it’s a challenge finding the appropriate outer wear, so I always defer to my …

Trending for Fall/Winter 2016 – The Chic Shearling


The Chic Shearling 
Always looking for the latest trends and thoroughly studying every and any fashionable event,  we found that what is currently heavily trending on the runways from the Fall/Winter 2016 collections are shearlings whether it’d be cropped, midi, long, or even oddly shaped, unfamiliar silhouettes. Brands like Acne Studios, …

Finished: Chanel-Style Boxy Jacket with Fringe

A Chanel-style, boxy jacket is one of those classic pieces that works well on just about everyone. I decided it was time to make one for my daughter, who is about to graduate from college and needs clothes that can go on job interviews.

For fabric, I chose a lightweight Italian …

Military-Inspired Cropped Jacket and Jersey Dress

My love of cropped jackets is no secret. I find them to be chic and edgy with the ability to turn a simple dress into something a bit more special. I’ve wanted to make a cropped jacket for a while but kept putting it off until I found the perfect …

Finished: Bomber Jacket of Leather and Metallic Brocade

Readers, I think I got a little bit carried away with the whole bomber jacket trend. First I made this bomber, then this one, and now here’s my third–AND LAST!–bomber jacket. I really enjoyed sewing the first two versions, but this one I just wanted to be over with. I’m …

Finished: The Textured Bomber Jacket

My first sewing obsession of the new year was to make a bomber jacket. Every time I saw a  bomber jacket added to Net-a-Porter or read some fashion editorial about varsity jackets as the latest thing, I decided I had to make one for myself.
So, hmm, I knew I wanted …

Finished: Prada-Inspired Jacket, with Carolina Herrera Brocade

If you’ve cracked open any of the hefty September fashion magazines, you’ve seen pages devoted to the bold brocade prints of Prada Fall 2012. Anna Wintour wore the jacket above to the U.S. Open, and it looked stunning on her. So I’ve been wanting to make my own statement brocade …

Is a little black jacket on your sewing life list?


All the fashionistas in NYC are buzzing over The Little Black Jacket exhibit that’s in town through this Friday. Have you heard about this exhibit? Karl Lagerfeld and Carine Roitfeld dreamed up the idea when Carine was having a black Chanel jacket custom-made. They gathered up over 100 celebrities, …