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Blazer glory

Added Mar 4, 2010

by madammeke

Helmond, Netherl...






My very first blazer!
I used Schnittvision pattern software, a few sewing books, and lots of patience to decipher the enigmatic German instructions.
My daughter was the first victim, but I will be sewing more jackets for myself from now on.
You can find detail pics on my Flickr site:

Material Notes

Gray fabric from my stash; I suspect a polyester/cotton blend. Lining fabric from stash; crepe?




Garment Type

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    Dec 1, 2010, 05.54 PMby chevuio

    thats so cute i love it loveeeeeee as in love ok its amazing its gorgeous i want to make it can you post instructions or……. :)

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    Mar 7, 2010, 11.53 AMby maha1965

    it looks great the collar looks perfect ,great fit .go on for the next one

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    Mar 6, 2010, 01.37 PMby impression

    I absolutely love this! Especially the pretty lining. I really hope one day I’ll be good enough to sew something like this!

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    Mar 6, 2010, 03.32 AMby carolyn-s

    This is a gorgeous jacket and I love it with the higher placement of the buttons. The contrasting lining really adds a beautiful individual touch. Lovely!

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    Mar 5, 2010, 05.40 PMby majola

    wow, your blazer is awesome! I love the details!!!

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    Mar 5, 2010, 03.04 PMby Natalia *

    I love, love, love this blazer. The colour, the lining, the cute little gold buttons. I think you did a great job. I hope to attempt something like this in the future. Great job.

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    Mar 4, 2010, 10.06 PMby spacexshoes

    It’s amazing. Just amazing.

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    Mar 4, 2010, 09.42 PMby ghainskom

    Well done! And how is the fit with schnittvision? Did you have to alter?

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      Mar 4, 2010, 09.57 PMby madammeke

      Thanks! The fit was perfect.
      The software asks for detailed measurements for each garment.

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    Mar 4, 2010, 09.19 PMby beaver

    i really like the placement of the buttons- which are which cute btw- the way they are slightly higher up would be greta for girls with less of a bust than i have… but i could work around it haha. great job!

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    Mar 4, 2010, 09.11 PMby lunatepetal

    beautiful jacket! and the lining is pretty and adds some fun :) I was going to make myself one, and this is a great inspiration :) :) :)

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