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"Ahoy There" Jacket

Added Sep 3, 2011

by TatataLicious

Richmond, Virgin...

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Description

I always wanted something Nautical in my closet. So when I was invited to the Hamptons I just had to make this, only problem was that it was way to hot to wear it! I made it with furniture striped fabric from Joanne’s fabric store (I think) and lined it with cream satin that i already had from a project long ago. To give it a real sailor feel I added the rope like braids detail (also from my stash) with cute gold and silver military buttons. I couldnt believe I found the buttons at Walmart… that store keeps surprising me! I have yet to wear this out in town, but I cant wait!

Simplicity pattern 3628…. LOVE IT!

Material Notes

White & Navy blue stripped upholstery fabric, I think 3/4" cream rope braid, 1/4" and 1/2" silver & gold military buttons, Cream satin lining, (hooks & eyes… optional) and of course interfacing.

Difficulty

Intermediate

Categories

Season
Fall, Spring
For
Women
Garment Type
Jacket/Blazer
Style
Beach, Business, Casual, Military, Other, Preppy
Material
Coating, Corduroy, Cotton, Denim, Flannel, Leather/Fur, Linen, Polyester, Satin, Silk, Suiting, Velvet, Wool

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    Sep 29, 2011, 04.38 PMby Cynthia Froman

    I really love this jacket! So cute.

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      Sep 30, 2011, 06.42 PMby TatataLicious

      thx for the compliments!

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