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Eden Prairie, MN, US

I am a retired airline pilot who secretly wishes she had gone to fashion design school instead of taking four years of German and Business Administration. Maybe in my next life? I love to sew and create garments.

craft interests: embroidery, fashion, sewing

Member Since: 06/29/2009

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Purple Jacket

I found this beautiful purple quilted fabric at my local independent fabric dealer and just had to make a light jacket.  The fabric is water-repellent is self-lined with a light fleece so it was a...

100% Wool Blazer in Fall Colors

For this blazer I chose a double-faced 100% wool plaid in a loden and brick color combination.  I usually prefer my wool garments to be lined, but I intend to wear this as an 'outerwear' over jeans...

Wool Jacket with Detachable Faux Fur Collar

For my project I wanted a jacket to coordinate with jeans and so I made a fully-lined wool jacket with a detachable faux fur collar using McCall's 6657. For fabric I selected a beautiful piece of...