McCall’s 9576 2 Hour Reversible Jacket©1998 (2 hours my foot…). ~:^O
I made this reversible fleece coat a handful of years ago with a matching reversible hat. My friend really liked it…. she wanted it! Personally, I considered it quite simple and unflattering; but it did keep me warm and machine washed like a dream! (I HATE dry “cleaning” chemicals.). Anyway; the fabric was a ‘no-pill’ polyester that always looked like new and never seemed to wear out.
I lengthened it for a coat instead of a shorter jacket, and used two colors/layers of the no pill fleece. If were to make another, I’d re-fashion the shawl collar to be closed to the neck and chest for better coverage in the cold weather. I’m thinking about making another one from some coating I have stashed.
Sadly, I no longer have it. My washing machine broke down and I had to use the local laundromat to wash my things. Understandably,(eyes rolling, here), I left it behind one day and it ended up being, “lost in a backroom flood…” said the Owner. Sure. Ok.
Ah well: I do believe someone is enjoying my coat somewhere,
Hmmnnn… maybe I ought to pay my old friend a visit… she was green with envy, though…
HEY! Ya never know! HAHAHAHAHA!
Seems just like yesterday. Freddie and I were married in 1987.
We were both in our 30’s and now in our teens…. (immature…)…
I made the gowns for my Mother, my 2 Sisters-in-Law, and beaded my hat (which I regret wearing a hat to this day!). My Mom didn’t want me to sew, and we compromised: my gown was purchased and so were the two teen maids who were my nieces. My other Sisters-in-Law ‘insisted’ on sewing the little girls gowns. Whatever…
Yet, without further adieu, this is the gown I made for Mom:
My Father (who had big hands but a fine pianist and fiber artist) covered all of these buttons for me. Thanks, Dad!
You can see the slips peeking out at the bottom; thankfully, they did not show on The Wedding Day!
Detail again of the buttons over the lapped zipper:Detail of the lace on the hem:
Presenting my beautiful Mother:
Thanks for everything, Mom.
†Irene. I love you and miss you.
Although I am keeping my eBluejay Store, I decided to close my eCrater Store because I am having difficulty with their shipping matrix: it sends the wrong (and more expensive!) shipping costs to Google Shopping, which makes me look like I’m overcharging when I am not.
So, I am offering FREE SHIPPING when anyone purchases 3 or more patterns in one order/cart. I will refund the shipping cost to you before I ship your order. I ship within 24 hours of receiving your full payment on Business Days = Monday – Saturday. I do not work on †Sundays. LINK BELOW TAKES YOU TO MY STORE IN A NEW WINDOW:
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“Nothing new is allowed, for nothing can be added to the old. Look for the faith of the elders, and do not let our faith be disturbed by a mixture of new doctrines.”
– Pope St. Sixtus III
A Blessed Christmas Season Through CandleMass on Feb. 2nd & A Happy & Holy New Years Day = The Holy Day of obligation of The Circumcision.
Sewing and crafting in wholesomeness in honor of both Christ The King and Mary Queen of Heaven and Earth.
A Blessed 2018 in The Name of The Father, and of The Son and of The Holy Ghost. Amen.
Easy. I love easy:
I made these for my daughter’s Baby Shower; they truly are easier than they look! Im thinking about taking them to sell – but, with some embroidery and/or vintage fabrics.
I used 100% cotton fabric and batting, as well as cotton thread. Synthetics should not be used with hot items as they could melt and cause a burn injury.
They really are fun to make! Especially like the colors of the pinks, reds and oranges.
They are padded with cotton batting; safe and easy to clean. I DO NOT recommend them to use as to holders (IMHO), since they are not as reliable to hold safely as a mitt would be. These are rather meant to protect your table when setting a warm/hot serving dish of your yummy food.
Safety first. 🙂
A blind-stitch hemmer used to well, create blind stitches!….
I think this was a Simplicity pattern; I made it several years ago and posted it on my old Adrienne’s Armoire blog: