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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

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Channeling my Inner Wonder Woman

When I was a little girl, I was a big fan of Wonder Woman. Linda Carter was the epitome of strength and beauty in her bold red, blue and gold outfit. She kicked butts AND she wore a cape. She made such an impression on me that I asked my dad to help me write her… Continue reading Channeling my Inner Wonder Woman

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Making the Most of Sleepless Nights

Dear readers, as you might already know, this blog is as much about my sewing journey than the clothes I sew. So I feel inclined to share a slice of my life story with you. In the past few years, I have been dealing with bouts of insomnia. I mean waking up at the time… Continue reading Making the Most of Sleepless Nights