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Added Nov 5, 2008

by wasklywabbit

Adelaide, Australia




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When I spied this fabric I was so excited by the challenge those lines of dots presented.
I am a mad perfectionist and it took me FOREVER to match all of the dots.
Not only are the colours so incredibly beautiful, this jacket is super comfy and light, but protects from a breeze. I’m sooo happy with the result.

Material Notes

It’s made out of a kind of puffy fabric that gives it texture and adds an interesting dimension to how it wears.





My mum who started me at the sewing machine when I was about two and I have never stopped

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    Nov 6, 2008, 11.19 AMby milkyway

    Love it, really nice

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    Nov 5, 2008, 03.53 PMby auntchelle

    Oh, love the jacket. Pity it will soon be too hot to wear it. I admire anyone with the patience to match patterns this well. When I start a project I want it finished yesterday. I have to ask (I’m from the Barossa), where did you find that lovely fabric? Adelaide is such a dry spot for fabric.

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    Nov 5, 2008, 01.43 PMby wasklywabbit

    Thanks for your compliments! Yes I did use a pattern. It was the reader’s design in BWOF 01/2006. I just left off the pockets and tabs.

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    Nov 5, 2008, 11.31 AMby mirela


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    Nov 5, 2008, 08.18 AMby carlatv

    I like the high collar. It makes the jacket more feminine. Great color. Will you be making another?

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    Nov 5, 2008, 08.09 AMby the-gilded-bee

    Wow, great jacket.

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    Nov 5, 2008, 04.33 AMby justmica

    Great jog! Well done!!

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    Nov 5, 2008, 04.18 AMby sewella

    Lovely work!

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    Nov 5, 2008, 03.56 AMby anajan

    Beautiful fabric, and great job! The pattern looks familiar to me… maybe BWOF pattern (the red jacket in the magazine, if I’m right)?

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    Nov 5, 2008, 02.56 AMby lybu

    Great jacket. I love the collar

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    Nov 5, 2008, 02.07 AMby mmmrphs

    Awesome jacket – what a great fit, and those spots are cool!

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    Nov 5, 2008, 12.58 AMby erdronen

    beautifully done! i love this! i also would like to know if you used a pattern!

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    Nov 5, 2008, 12.16 AMby officebusybody

    Looks really well made – matching up the dots so that they run in a straight line must’ve been difficult but the end result was definitely worth it. What pattern did you use?

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