Category Archives: Marfy

Marfy Jacket 1756 Part IV

I can still not believe that – finally–I finished the Marfy Jacket. The last post about it was in July last year. All I had to do was placing the pockets, hemming and inserting the lining. But after summer I … Continue reading

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Have you seen my Sewing Mojo?

Most of you probably have been there before, now I have lost my sewing mojo somehow. It does not mean that I do not sew at the moment, but it does not give me the joy it should. Mainly because … Continue reading

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Marfy Jacket 1756 Part III

It finally starts to look like a jacket. I have inserted both sleeves and added the facing: The sleeve cap is supported by a sleeve head. I used “Watteline” for this. I cut the sleeve head so that it goes … Continue reading

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Marfy Jacket 1756 Part II

This week I finished some of the more complicated steps. First, I had to finish the second corner of the front panel. And this happens when you try to sew after a long day at work: I had to unpick … Continue reading

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Marfy Jacket 1756 Part I

After finishing my contribution to the Sewing Indie Month, I now concentrate fully on the Marfy Jacket Sew Along. I am a bit behind, but that does not matter. Leisa reminded me that it is more important to take one’s time … Continue reading

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Muslin Day

Last weekend I spent cutting and thread tracing muslins for my next three projects. Usually I try to avoid to work on several projects in parallel, but I thought it might be more efficient to handle the big rol of muslin only once. … Continue reading

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Marfy Sew Along

Earlier this year  Leisa from “A Challenging Sew” has started a Marfy Free Pattern sew-along. For those who don’t know: Marfy is an italian pattern company. They have marvelous patterns which come already cut out, but without instructions. I learned … Continue reading

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