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JAIR STOLZ THE SEAMSTER DIY: Ski jackets

Jair Stolz lives in a solar-powered yurt in Bleaberry Valley, near Golden, BC, with his wife and two preteen kids. A DIY stalwart, like his mom before him, he has sewn his own clothes since he was 13.

Now, Stolz, 35, stitches his own outerwear from inside an old bus. He generally works with three-layer

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