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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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Rayon Twice – Carpe Diem and Tabula Rasa Jacket

The Tabula Rasa Jacket is so versatile and in unlined rayon it is perfect as the weather transitions from winter to spring.  So I recently added a new comfortable and colorful Tabula Rasa Jacket to my working girl wardrobe. The jacket was inspired by some scraps left behind after I…