ANOTHER PARIS PIECE!

Lots of time in my studio, working on my raincoat for Paris. I used that gorgeous red/black cross woven taffeta I wrote about last time…

gorgeous to look at, a bear to sew on. Because it’s nylon, it doesn’t take a nice press, so crisp edges are not possible. But….I’m very pleased with it!

I used Vogue 8934, Marcy Tilton’s shapely “cocoon” coat, but used the collar and detachable hood from Waffle Pattern’s Tosti Jacket.

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I made it sufficiently roomy, to allow for layering over jackets and vests

I hadn’t ever made a detachable hood, so I got to learn a new technique, and also learned how to use my new Goldstar Heavy Snap Press Machine.

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I’m wearing my birthday present from Dave, a wonderful necklace from Kathleen Nowak Tucci, made from Harley-Davidson inner tubes and stainless steel brake cables (!)

Cool, isn’t it?

While I was working on the raincoat, I listened to The Atomic Weight of Love, by Elizabeth Church, which I loved, and Don Delillo’s newest book, Zero K, which was just ok. Both are on Audible.

I’m still getting almost daily pictures from the dog breeder…the puppies are alost 3 weeks old, their eyes are open, and they’re SO CUTE.






I will be joining the Visible Women on Patti’s website this afternoon…come on over and take a look!

TTYL…


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