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Cropped tweed jacket

Added Feb 15, 2012

by Simona Lazar...

Amsterdam, Nethe...






I found this fabric at a fabric fair a few months ago and fell in love with the colour combination. You don’t see brown, pink, yellow and white mixed together very often. Unfortunately they had only about 1,20m left, but that didn’t stop me.

I initially planned a skirt for this fabric, but then changed my mind and made a jacket instead. I used a Burda pattern from last year, but I can’t seem to find the pattern online. I made a few adjustments: elbow-length sleeves, added darts, replaced the zipper in the original pattern with buttons, added bits of lace.

I’m happy with the result, considering it’s my first try at sewing a jacket.

Material Notes





Garment Type
Business, Classic, Preppy, Vintage

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    Feb 16, 2012, 10.34 PMby aceshey18

    It fits so well, is a great first jacket! Love the fabric too.

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      Feb 19, 2012, 09.42 AMby Simona Lazarovici

      Thanks! I’ll definitely keep making jackets, I had fun :)

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    Feb 16, 2012, 07.34 PMby Ljiljan

    It look so cute on you :)

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    Feb 16, 2012, 01.56 AMby JuliaBobbin

    Oh how I love it! And your first jacket too?! You’ve done an amazing job!

    P.s. your hair looks fantastic!

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    Feb 15, 2012, 08.00 PMby asperge11

    Cute jacket!

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    Feb 15, 2012, 04.50 PMby marlalalalere

    well done, very nice jacket

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    Feb 15, 2012, 03.42 PMby rhinestic

    I love the color combination of your plaid fabric too! And you look totally cool and adorable in that jacket! Good job!

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    Feb 15, 2012, 12.04 PMby swinge1984

    your jacket is really lovely!

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    Feb 15, 2012, 10.42 AMby Kasiorist

    i love the jacket, the pattern and fabric are both gorgous

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