Burda 2597 fleece jacket made using Polartec 200 fabric.

Added Apr 14, 2014

by Luz Kettle

Birmingham , Uni...

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I was feed up with always feeling cold so I bought some polartec 200 fabric to make a jacket. The pattern for long sleeves has not long zip so I followed the gilet version plus sleeves.
Not an easy fabric to use as it it quite thick and my sewing machine is not very happy. I was vey surprised to finish it and not to have too many headaches. Enough fabric left to make the gilet model C. So let’s see.
I am not sure why the pockets look smaller that the picture… Not too fuss!
Colour of the photos changes with the light it is RAF blue

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    Apr 16, 2014, 04.17 AMby rita61

    Your jacket looks nice on you. And I know that fabric isn’t easy to work with!

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      Apr 16, 2014, 10.26 AMby Luz Kettle

      Thanks Rita for your kind words! I had to persevere because the thread kept breaking! I had some extra fabric left so I made a gilet ;)

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      Apr 17, 2014, 01.03 PMby Luz Kettle

      I have just read about your 181 burda magazines!! That’s commitment!

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    Apr 15, 2014, 04.33 PMby Oksana Starzhynska

    Such jackets are always look and combines well with other clothers and they are practical. I think it is a must-have in any wardrobe. And I like the colour you chose.

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      Apr 15, 2014, 05.38 PMby Luz Kettle

      Many thanks Oksana. I am losing weight and renewing my wardrobe at the same time! I have made it a little tight but i know that it will be right in a few weeks time!

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    Apr 15, 2014, 09.00 AMby sarahsdaughter

    Perfect for our UK weather,you will get lots of wear out of it even in our SUMMER :)

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      Apr 15, 2014, 09.07 AMby Luz Kettle

      Thanks Sarahsdaughter! That’s the idea! I went camping with school and I was frozen… No more cold for me!

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    Apr 15, 2014, 06.10 AMby Ellen Hatteland

    Nice! It looks comfy and warm :)

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      Apr 15, 2014, 06.38 AMby Luz Kettle

      It is comfy, warm and very light! Thanks Ellen!

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    Apr 15, 2014, 05.06 AMby Mary Athey

    You did a smashing job.on this luz, i could do with making things like this . Love the colour x

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      Apr 15, 2014, 06.38 AMby Luz Kettle

      Thanks so much Mary. I have never attempting something like this but watching the sewing bee, thee was a task making a waterproof jacket so I thought about a fleece. Got the fabric in eBay. X

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      Apr 15, 2014, 06.48 AMby Mary Athey

      I loved watching the sewing bee!! At least now people can see that sewing is a skill x

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      Apr 15, 2014, 07.20 AMby Luz Kettle

      It is a great programme. You should go! You’ll be fun to watch!

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      Apr 15, 2014, 09.38 PMby Mary Athey

      I’d never live it down if i got voted out first though hahaha x

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      Apr 15, 2014, 10.01 PMby Luz Kettle

      You wouldn’t be. You have great skills and personality!!

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