Very special vintage jacket

This must be the most memorable project of mine of the entire year of 2021. Not only was it the last project that I completed just before Christmas, it has an amazing story to tell, too. I love it very much for its story, but also because it happens to be a truly lovely garment.Continue reading “Very special vintage jacket”

Very proper pants

Ok, so this is a continuation of the previous project and my recent Ginkgo top, even though the sequence of events was supposed to have been opposite 🙂 Pants were meant to come first and the top would go second, but well, it was not the case. After extensively cumbersome Ginkgo top project, I somehowContinue reading “Very proper pants”

Ginkgo top

This project convinced me to create a new category for my projects sorting that I called Salvage. From time to time I find myself embarking on salvage operations with some of my projects. More often than not the problems are completely self inflicted – I might make a relatively small mistake early in the processContinue reading “Ginkgo top”

Ultimate wool jacket

When my posts get started with the word “ultimate”, it means that I have made something really exceptional. For a while now I have been wanting to work on jackets. There is a good stack of awesome wool suiting and coating fabrics in my stash, weather is becoming colder with each passing week, so IContinue reading “Ultimate wool jacket”

Evergreen jacket

I wrote in few previous posts, how much I was dreading to start this project. And when finally I convinced myself to stop procrastinating, and face my fears head on, it just rolled ahead. It was a long project, almost a month long, which is only fair. But it was also a very smooth project.Continue reading “Evergreen jacket”