Tag Archives: Oscar de la Renta

Oscar de la Renta coat

Thank you for your lovely comments on my last post about this coat. I’m delighted with it! One side view.. and the other. Now, the promised construction details. A major decision with this project was which side of the fabric … Continue reading

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The coat of many collaborations

Have you had a sewing project that was collaboration with others? Did it turn out awesomely? Mine did! Wonderful people helped me with this coat. The fabric: a generous gift from Liz of designerfabricsaustralia. The inspiration: What Oscar did with … Continue reading

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An early Christmas present

Liz from Designer Fabrics Australia has gifted me with this wonderful fabric. How lucky am I?! I love that it came in a Mood Bag too. It’s an Oscar de la Renta double-faced wool, linen and mohair blend, woven houndstooth … Continue reading

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Seafoam striped skirt with a repurposed zip gives new life to an Oscar de la Renta denim jacket

This denim jacket has been languishing in my wardrobe for about ten years. It was made with an Oscar de la Renta Vogue Pattern and a stretch denim bought in Tampere, Finland (my brother worked for Nokia for a while, … Continue reading

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