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Sewing and embroidering a baby jacket! (Simplicity 4060)

As I’m working through Haute Couture Embellishments assignments (feathers.. passementerie!!.. tassels.. closures.. and embroidery) I keep thinking of ways to use the techniques I’m learning and noticing them in old clothes, etc., getting super excited. I used to hate handwork (I think I have mentioned that before), I really didn’t “get” embroidery and my stitching…

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Couture Sewing Techniques at FIT

Last semester I took AP 242, Couture Sewing Techniques, with Professor Lombardi as part of FIT’s continuing education program. I signed up for this class after finishing Adam’s jacket because I realized I really wanted to revisit some sewing fundamentals at a really high level. This class is a technique class. You don’t finish a…

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