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Blue Palette

Added Mar 26, 2014

by Oksana Starz...

Mykolayv, Ukraine

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Description

I’m indifferent both to leather and leatherette clothes. Becides, despite all my experience I’ve never worked with such material. But when I saw this faux leather, I couldn’t leave the shop without it and all my doubts about my skills flew away in a moment:-)
I bought a special sewing machine needle for work with leather; a teflon foot ( I only bought a low part of it for 5 hryvnyas ( 50 cents ) and fixed it to the one of the usual feet which I’d never used and saved a lot because such firm foot costs here starting with $ 5.5 ); the special glue for leather isn’t available here ( at least I didn’t find it) so I bought a two-sided tape to fix the seam allowances. Besides, when I bought zippers, a salesman was so kind that shortened them himself to the right length :-) And here it is. Not only the result but the work brought a lot of enjoyment.
My only change – I refused from pockets’ flaps because didn’t want to have them on the waist.
The jacket is wel-fitted really and I got a lot of compliments today at work; a couple of my colleagues were going to visit the shop to buy the same faux leather ( didn’t want disappoint them but I purchased it last spring:-))

Material Notes

Faux leather for the jacket and viscose for lining.

Difficulty

Advanced

Categories

Season
Spring
For
Women
Garment Type
Jacket/Blazer
Style
Romantic, Classic, Casual, Mod
Material
Corduroy, Blends, Denim, Leather/Fur, Suiting, Velvet, Wool

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    Mar 17, 2015, 06.28 AMby Mary Athey

    Oh oksana how did I miss this beauty. I saw this with your new project and I love it. The fabric is fantastic and the fit is superb on you. This is one impressive beautiful jacket x

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    Apr 1, 2014, 11.54 AMby liliv-1

    You will get lots of compliments every time you wear this, it’s very eye catching!

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    Apr 1, 2014, 10.04 AMby Brahdelt

    Great job! I love the Spring pattern on the fabric. :-)

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    Apr 1, 2014, 03.50 AMby smallone

    woooooooooowza! very awesome interpretation you have here.

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    Mar 31, 2014, 10.23 PMby rita61

    Awesome jacket! Looks great, and great colours. Nice fit. You are lucky he shortened the zippers for you!

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      Apr 1, 2014, 04.54 AMby Oksana Starzhynska

      Thank you very much! And I agree about the zippers:-)

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    Mar 31, 2014, 09.01 PMby Luz Kettle

    Really gorgeous. Well done!

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    Mar 31, 2014, 07.05 PMby kisses

    Love it…the zipper on the sleeve is a good idea and the fabric is beautiful

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    Mar 31, 2014, 06.16 PMby Ellen Hatteland

    This is just brilliant! Love the jacket and you have done a fabulous job! Perfect my dear! :)

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    Mar 31, 2014, 05.14 PMby Marusya Grace

    LOOOOVE!! The color and print look beautiful on you!

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      Mar 31, 2014, 05.45 PMby Oksana Starzhynska

      Thank you very much for the nice comment and emotions:-)

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