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  • Free Vintage Shrug Pattern - Make it in Missoni!

    August 10, 2012 by Britex Fabrics

    Isis, Canadian blogger and seamstress extraordinaire, found a tattered vintage kimono-sleeved shrug in the dress-up box at her Grandma’s house, and set about duplicating it; here is the pattern (in three sizes) and instructions for making this snazzy little number. It requires only one yard of a sweater knit fabric….we think a luxurious bit of this Missoni fabric in Urban Smoke would the perfect splurge for this wrap.

  • Sew a Satin Stole!

    November 16, 2011 by Britex Fabrics

    Who doesn’t need a satin stole for glamorous nights on the town? Make this wrap in midnight black silk satin, with the reverse in deep crimson for rabble-rousing, or in gleaming silver satin for sedate nights with Carmen at the opera. This easy-to-make stole is brought to us by the talented Don at Weekend Designer.
    L'oiseau que tu croyais surprendre
    Battit de l'aile et s'envola;
    L'amour est loin, tu peux l'attendre;
    Tu ne l'attend plus, il est là!
    Tout autour de toi vite, vite,
    Il vient, s'en va, puis il revient!
    Tu crois le tenir, il t'évite;
    Tu crois l'éviter, il te tient!
    L'amour, l'amour, l'amour, l'amour!”

    (Carmen by Bizet)

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