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1935 Jacket

Added Aug 21, 2010

by ajtak7171

Vienna, Austria






So this is the jacket that goes with “the other 1935 linen dress” I posted last week. It’s made out of the same linen and was quite an easy project. However, I took more artistic freedom in this one, because I loved the shape, but I thought it needed a bit more spice. They make it out of only one color. I also made it a little longer (now it looks just as long as in the illustration…), added the pockets (I can’t do with a jacket without pockets, if the dress doesn’t have any, either) and the button. I’m showing it worn with “modern” clothes, too, because I almost like it better that way. Somehow, it looks a bit like a dentists smock, or a lab coat, I haven’t fully made up my mind how much I like it. Part of me really does, another part thinks the funkiness is not only great… We’ll see how much I end up wearing it, and what the reactions to it are!

Material Notes

100% Linen and a Button




Spring, Summer, Fall
Garment Type

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    May 16, 2011, 08.28 AMby laken

    I love it! Especially with the denims! Nice!

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    Aug 27, 2010, 06.08 PMby zaarissima

    Kompliment! Ganz wunderschön!

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    Aug 22, 2010, 11.29 PMby olystyrene

    Beautiful! This whole series is wonderful!

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    Aug 21, 2010, 07.28 PMby irmchen

    It is really very, very interesting to see these old patterns sewn by a women of the 21th century. This jacket pattern could be one of a modern fashion magazin. Love the back! :-) What about the size? Did you graded it down a lot? Musstest du wieder viel heruntergradieren? Man sagt glaube ich, dass das nicht unendlich funktioniert, sondern nur für drei oder vier Größenstufen?

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    Aug 21, 2010, 07.22 PMby cantare

    Very fun and modern-vintage is so chic!

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    Aug 21, 2010, 06.36 PMby magdamagda

    cool is exactly the word i was looking for too, i love the transformation with the belt:)

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    Aug 21, 2010, 03.13 PMby skeeler

    I love love love this jacket — it looks so cool. My favorite view is the back with the white triangle and the pleat. Beautiful.

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