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Another Take on the Jeans Jacket

This jacket was made using Butterick 6376.  I wanted a jeans jacket with a little glitz and I had some ultrasuede and decorator fabric but not enough of either for the whole project.  I decided to...

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Re: Enter to Win an Oliso Pro Smart Iron!

If I win this iron I plan to use it to help me with all my garment making. I love to make jackets out of home dec materials and I'd love to use this iron to make all pressing perfect!

Re: Enter to Win an Oliso Pro Smart Iron!

I learned how to iron shirts and bloused from my mother who used to work in a commercial laundry. She said you start with the small pieces first. Do the collar and cuffs, then the yoke if there is one, the sleeves, then the front plackets and finally the shirt body. That way you didn't wrinkle up the shirt body while trying to finish up details. I learned how to iron this way when I was a little girl and still practice the technique today as it works extremely well.