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The Moto Jacket — Vogue 1925 - Marcy Tilton Fabrics

The Moto Jacket — Vogue 1925

The studio working name for Vogue 1925 is the Moto Jacket, a lightly fitted jacket with optional hood or collar, flattering princess seams in two lengths (24 ¾” and 27 ¾”), separating zipper and easy to sew inseam faux welt pockets. This flattering jacket skims the figure yet has enough ease to slide over a top, t-shirt or shirt.
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Tips for Matching Plaids and Checks - Marcy Tilton Fabrics

Tips for Matching Plaids and Checks

Plaids take a bit more time in the cutting, and more care in the stitching, but the final result is well worth it.
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Bibbity, Bobbity Boob — FBA for Butterick B6667 - Marcy Tilton Fabrics

Bibbity, Bobbity Boob — FBA for Butterick B6667

There are many sources for making a full bust adjustment (FBA) online. I looked around the internet, landed on one, experimented and made adjustments. There IS a certain amount of trial and error here. Around this establishment we refer to making a FBA as, “bibbity, bobbity, boob”!
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Collar Sewing Tips for Vogue Patterns V1784 - Marcy Tilton Fabrics

Collar Sewing Tips for Vogue Patterns V1784

Inside secrets from Marcy Tilton on how to construct the layered pieced collar for her shirt design V1784 for Vogue Patterns.
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Split Funnel Neck Tunic — Vogue 1637 - Marcy Tilton Fabrics

Split Funnel Neck Tunic — Vogue 1637

It was cold when this pattern was being developed, and I longed for an easy, cozy tunic to wear over leggings or jeans (as well as layered over a camisole or thin t-shirt, or under a vest or jacket).
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Crossover Jacket — Vogue 9287 - Marcy Tilton Fabrics

Crossover Jacket — Vogue 9287

Holiday patterns bridge the seasons between Fall/Winter and Spring. Designed to do just that, Vogue 9287 is a simple and clean lined yet sophisticated jacket that relies on the shaping of the pattern pieces and the asymmetrical closing for the appealing easy to wear silhouette. Comes in two lengths, hip and fingertip lengths with a clever flat pocket that slips into the front band seam. Plus, it is a double breasted jacket that works as well unbuttoned as buttoned. Dubbed it a 'shacket', a hybrid of shirt and jacket.
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