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Why didn't I think of that?

At one point I cleaned out my fabric cupboard and gave a great bundle of dressmaking fabrics to me daughter.  I was never going to make clothes again.  (Since then I have changed my mind.)

My daughter came to visit wearing a jacket she had made from left over woollen fabric, It gets cold up on the range.

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Then she showed me the lining.

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My son bought this fabric for me from Bali 20 odd years ago and I didn't know what to do with it, so I passed it on to my daughter.  I couldn't think what I would make with it.  It was so bright.

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I Love the result.  Not a shabby result from scrap fabric.


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No, it's delightful!

Carolyn Foley

My daughter always surprises me.

Queenie Patch

In Japan, the lining of a plain kimono jacket is often made with elaborate fabric, a seasonal print or a piece of fabric too bright to be worn in the kimono.

Your daughter has made a beautiful jacket!

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