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Happy New Year!

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Hope everyone is having a very happy new year! 2012 was a really productive year here at Adriprints Press! In sewing and quilting, I made quite a few items, and met my goals for 2012 2 quilt tops (brown quilt is nearly fully quilted) 3 trousers (2 jeans, 1 clover) 1 fitted jacket 1 wool coat 2 dresses 5 tops (1 hoodie, 1 sleeveless, 1 pullover, 1 buttoned sleeveless, 1 buttoned short sleeved) 1 apron 1 dirndl bodice 1 plaid skirt In knitting design, I had a good number of items published (self-published or otherwise) Oslo Star Hat Alhambra Hat...

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The Edie Coat, Vogue 7239 (1967)

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As originally posted in The Sew Weekly for the 1960's Challenge.. The Facts ⁃ Fabric: 3m wool, 2m lining, interfacing ⁃ Pattern: Vogue 7239 ⁃ Year: 1967 ⁃ Notions: 3 buttons ⁃ Time to complete: several weeks in October ⁃ First worn: end of October ⁃ Wear again?  Since it's been cold, I haven't stopped wearing it! ⁃ Total price: ~30EUR =  7EUR/m for wool (21EUR), $2.50/m China Silk Poly for lining (5 EUR), interfacing, thread, etc... Pattern Story - I won this pattern from a giveaway on the Seamless Blog, and will give it away once this is published...

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Starlet Suit Jacket: Plaid Wool

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Originally posted on the Sew Weekly,  April 5, 2012 The Facts Fabric: 100% Wool, acetate lining, gabardine leftovers for piping Pattern: Gertie’s Starlet Suit Jacket from Craftsy Year: 2012, vintage-inspired Notions: 4 vintage buttons, hair canvas, interfacing, piping cord Time to Complete: 3 weeks First worn: this past weekend Wear again? Yes!  I lurf it. Total Price: ~37EUR Price Breakdown: 17 EUR wool (end of bolt), 7 EUR acetate from the Bombshell Dress, 8 EUR interfacing, scrap cotton used for pocket bags, 2 EUR piping cord, 3 EUR for small amount of hair canvas. piping and welt pockets blue acetate...

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