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.
Hit the city streets in adventurous looks with utilitarian details like cargo pockets and belts.
Twists on feminine classics, like a bold patterned shift dress and pants with a racing stripe.
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Short jackets like this zebra print bomber by Anniemollison are a must for spring.
The latest pattern bundle features nine vintage reissues from the 50s and 60s.
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