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Resources

Where to get fabric, supplies, and recommended additional reading for this issue.


Fabric

Boiled Wool in Autumn: Stonemountain & Daughter Fabrics kindly provided the fabric used for the burnt orange Camden cape.

Supplies

Table Looms

Books

A Shepherd’s Life by James Rebanks is a thought-provoking look at what it’s like to be a shepherd carrying on an ancient way of life in today’s world, and at ideas around class, work, and society in general.

Built by Wendy: Coats and Jackets: learn to adapt, adjust, make your own jackets and outwear based off basic patterns.

Websites

The Natural Fibre Company: a video documenting wool processing from sheep to yarn.

Wovember: a quirky, fun, and participatory UK-based online campaign that celebrates wool, sheep, and handcrafts each November.

The Woolful Podcast:Learn a little more about the world of wool. Ashley hosts guests from shepherds to yarn makers to fiber artists, and always has thoughtful interviews.

Jacquard weaving: A fascinating video by the Victoria & Albert museum on the process of jacquard weaving.

Patterns

  • The Anise Jacket by Colette Patterns.
  • The Albion Coat by Colette Pattern
  • The Cascade Duffle Coat by Grainline
  • The Tamarack Jacket by Grainline

Classes

Coatmaking Techniques: practice couture finishes while sewing Vogue 9040.

Jacket Fitting Techniques: learn drape-fitting technique to help you achieve superior quality jacket fit.

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