Added Mar 31, 2011
I have been playing with the “fitted jacket pattern” from the book “Built by Wendy Coats & Jackets”, and while I haven’t made any of the actual projects from the book yet, I’ve been having loads of fun going off on my own. I’ve also been wanting a really cropped jean jacket for a long time.
More details on the pattern drafting and construction here
A lightweight denim with a hint of sparkle (left over from this project
Also some scraps of red cotton gauze and some pre-made red bias tape I had lying around to do hong-kong bindings on the seams. I used the triple-straight-stitch on my machine with regular red thread for the topstitching.
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