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Boiled Wool Jacket

Added Aug 7, 2012

by elenay

Albany, New York...

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Description

This jacket was made from a piece of wool that I (boiled – that is – felted) in the washing machine to look like boiled wool. It is basically my own design using parts of patterns that i had on hand, It is trimmed with black untra suede.

Material Notes

Wool fabric, ultrasuede, thread, button

Difficulty

Intermediate

Categories

Season
Fall, Winter
For
Women
Garment Type
Jacket/Blazer
Style
Casual
Material
Wool

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    Aug 7, 2012, 01.49 PMby Innamc

    I like your jacket very much and boiled-idea, think it is very clever. How thik was fabric befor you boiled it? I would like to try your idea too. Thank you. Inna

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      Aug 9, 2012, 02.45 AMby elenay

      I really can’t remember how thick my fabric was because i made this jacket some time ago. I have found, however, that if you can find 100% wool jersey it felts very well.

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    Aug 7, 2012, 07.59 AMby Mary Athey

    Love the shape of this jacket!!! well done x

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      Aug 9, 2012, 03.02 AMby elenay

      Thanks for your comment.

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    Aug 7, 2012, 04.19 AMby mojo elgin

    I love it! What a great jacket!!! I can see a lot of possibilities for this…casual, dressy, everything in between.

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      Aug 9, 2012, 03.03 AMby elenay

      Thanks for your comment – I will have to try this jacket with a new and different fabric – SOON!

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