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corduroy Eva

Added Feb 3, 2008

by jd98

Colchester, Unit...






first ever jacket. I’m really pleased with the result even if I really struggled! I decided to recycle an old jacket’s lining and it took me forever to figure out how not to see any stitches inside… a how to would be very useful, please somebody :)

I also shortened it (5cm) and added a button on the collar and made a mini hair scrunchie with some leftover lining fabric. I’ll probably go scrunchie-crazy and make loads for variations (there is also a how to to make lovely flowers, maybe if I tie them with a ribbon around the button…)

Material Notes

dark grey corduroy

recycled satin lining




Garment Type
Corduroy, Polyester


Burdastyle and all the flower corsage creations

me for patience

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    Jul 17, 2010, 06.14 PMby Isabel Alexander

    This is so pretty. And great job on your first jacket.

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    Sep 22, 2008, 07.11 AMby bola

    wow great jacket!

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    Feb 11, 2008, 12.09 AMby jd98

    thanks again MarmotaB for the link. planning another jacket soon so it will be very useful. I love corduroy too. I have burgundy and caramel corduroy waiting… :p

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    Feb 9, 2008, 07.49 AMby marmota-b

    Yes, that video is great, I like the way of adding ease to the lining much more than the pleat method suggested in Burda magazines. :-)JD, your and my aunt’s corduroy jackets made me think again about making one for myself. :-)

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    Feb 6, 2008, 04.51 PMby mirela

    Thanks MarmotaB! I found it too just now, searching Google Video for BurdaStyle.

    That video is perfect, I’ll start working on my linings for both jackets. I wish BurdaStyle would create more how tos like that!

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    Feb 6, 2008, 07.30 AMby toupinette

    great job! i love it! for a first jacket, you’re very gifted!

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    Feb 5, 2008, 01.18 PMby marmota-b

    Ah, right, there’s some problem with that video. :-/ Somebody posted the link somewhere in the forum, but it must be already buried deep under the newer threads… :-P Here!

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    Feb 4, 2008, 07.30 AMby sewlikecarolyn

    Beautiful, I want one, I love the little flower and the idea of changing the color of it to match different outfits, very clever!

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    Feb 4, 2008, 06.37 AMby mirela

    Very nice! I’m sewing another Eva myself and just got to the lining step…I wish that video was working. I looked at it once a long time ago and was very helpful… Hope they get it to work.

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    Feb 4, 2008, 01.22 AMby jd98

    Thank you so much for the nice feedback! :0) MarmotaB, I had a look at the how to but there must be a problem as the video isn’t loading. Thanks Ceregana, I’ll try you tip next time.

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    Feb 4, 2008, 12.00 AMby mmmrphs

    Amazing jacket. I’m jealous… Going to check out the Eva pattern right away.

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    Feb 3, 2008, 09.57 PMby wendyxo

    This is great. This fabric is perfect for this jacket.

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    Feb 3, 2008, 07.07 PMby lcavagnolo

    I love it! I’ve been looking for a jacket and had forgotten about this pattern — thanks for the inspiration. ;)

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    Feb 3, 2008, 08.01 AMby marmota-b

    I’m not sure if it’s what your problem is, but in the video “Make a Lining Pattern” they also show how to sew the lining in…A very nice jacket. I love corduroy. :-)

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    Feb 3, 2008, 07.01 AMby ceregana

    for first ever jacket it is perfect. looks really great. usually they are leaving the side seam of a sleeve lining open in order to turn the garment inside out. then you topstich the seam and it is not showing since it is inside the sleeve. i saw that on a bought jacket.

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