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The Perfectly Imperfect Jeans / Le jeans parfaitement imparfait

For the most part of my adult life, I have been obsessed with finding the best pair of jeans. To fit my criteria, the jeans have to have a form-flattering design, perfect topstitching and must be crafted from the best quality denim possible. Everybody is different and that is why there are so many different… Continue reading The Perfectly Imperfect Jeans / Le jeans parfaitement imparfait

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Busting out the Florals / Fleurs en folie

The summer was off to a great start when I suddenly lost my sewing mojo. Then one day, I saw this beautiful floral satin fabric at my local thrift store. My mojo was back! It's kasha, a flannel backed satin intended to line coats. Usually, kasha lining is plain, but I found this print too… Continue reading Busting out the Florals / Fleurs en folie

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Fall Winter 2017-2018 Fashion Forecast / Prévisions mode automne hiver 2017-2018

I love fashion magazines, especially the September issues. The magazines are twice as big as the other month's issues! To simplify your life, I've gathered here the upcoming season's main trends as presented in fashion magazines. J’adore les magazines de mode, surtout les numéros du mois de septembre. Les magazines sont deux fois plus épais… Continue reading Fall Winter 2017-2018 Fashion Forecast / Prévisions mode automne hiver 2017-2018

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Sporty chic / Look sport-chic

  This project is sponsored by Fabricville. Ce projet est commandité par Fabricville. The sporty chic look is still very present in fashion magazine. I am sure that it's due to the fact that it is so easy to wear and very comfortable. Le look sport chic est encore bien présent dans les magazines de… Continue reading Sporty chic / Look sport-chic

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Spring is Right Around the Corner / Le printemps est à nos portes

A big thanks to Fabricville for the fabric and notions used for this project! Sewing a trench coat has been on my wish list for the longest time. However, this project kept being pushed back because of all of my other side projects. This spring, while reorganizing my sewing room, I saw the Butterick by… Continue reading Spring is Right Around the Corner / Le printemps est à nos portes

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Lingering Scent of Mothballs

Here's my first wearable wool coat ever (the real first one I made 20 years ago does not count as it turned out large enough to fit three people). It has a funny smell! As I write these lines, my basement is reeking of mothballs. I have been furiously shopping again for wool fabrics at… Continue reading Lingering Scent of Mothballs