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Cooking Up My Style Recipe

Readers, Have you ever tried to define your fashion personality and wardrobe style in just a handful of words? Me neither. At least not till a couple of afternoons ago, when I undertook what I’ve found so far to be the single most important–and...

The Ripple Effect

Readers, A few days ago I learned: Kenneth King’s pattern adaptation for notched-collar jackets doesn’t work for peaked lapels. I had picked a jacket pattern with a peaked lapel. I was mistaken to think all peaked lapels look the same. They definitely...

In Action is Better Than Inaction

Readers, After I wrote my previous post, about how my plan to make a tailored jacket came to a grinding halt, I rallied. I posed my question in the PatternReview.com forum, Pattern Modifications, Design Changes & Pattern Drafting section: I composed what I hoped...