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Sewing with Plaids and Checks

Rae and Carrie modeiling plaid shirts

While we love the square armhole construction of the Tabula Rasa Jacket and its progeny, it can be a challenge when working with fabric that has plaids or checks, or some other strong directional motif.  The square armhole method creates four side seams around the body of the garment that… 

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Riffs on a Trusted Pattern – the TRJ

This year Threads Magazine is featuring Riffs on a Trusted Pattern by Becky Fulgoni as an online insider series.  Becky chose the Tabula Rasa Jacket pattern as her trusted pattern for the series, so every month we’ve been enjoying Becky’s creative makes with the TRJ pattern.  You may recall that…