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J Crew had an awesome 40% off the retail price on their classic Downtown Field Jacket this week. According to the store in my mall, they’re only available online at the moment so I had to order online. I usually get J Crew blazers and outwear in 00 or XXS but the sleeve length is unpredictable. I’m happy that I ordered both the XXS and PXS because the PXS looks like it was tailored just for me! The similar torso width originally made the jacket look a little boxy, but there are some buttons in the back, (whose moniker escapes me!) that enable easy adjustment. Some pics of the differences between the XXS and PXS below — as expected, the PXS is shorter in length in every dimension.
…shine a bright light close to the machine!
I’ve print and cut successfully on vellum many times in the past but last night was the first time I tried to do it late at night. I don’t understand the mechanics in any real technical way, but looking at the machine try and fail to recognize the registration marks multiple times, I wondered if the machine’s optical reader had a hard time “finding” the black registration marks because the light in my craft room is not very bright at night. One bright light and voila, problem solved!