Four Donkeys and a Minoru

Added Apr 25, 2013

by tassadit

Brussels, Belgium

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This is another project I completed a long time ago (about seven months if I remember correctly) but never photographed although I’ve been wearing it literally every day since!

You can’t really see the collar on the pictures, sorry about that but in order to FINALLY publish my Minoru I decided to use pictures from a recent trip to a donkey shelter (I LOVE donkeys ^^) that weren’t taken with my jacket in mind.

I followed the Sewaholic Minoru sew-along that is available on the website and it was very useful. This helped me line the hood (with the same lining as inside) and add side seam pockets. If you ever make this jacket, I’d recommend you too add pockets outside (side seam or patch): although I also sewed the inside patch pockets provided in the pattern, I hardly ever use them as it’s not very practical having to open your jacket to access them, especially when it’s cold!

That apart, as it’s evidently always the case with Sewaholic, I really loved sewing this pattern and I’m really pleased with the result: it’s much easier to sew than the end result would let you think!

Difficulty

Intermediate

Categories

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

Credits

Minoru Jacket by Sewaholic Patterns

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    Apr 27, 2013, 09.31 PMby flowergirl22

    what a cute donkey,,nice jacket to,, great style

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    Apr 27, 2013, 09.30 PMby flowergirl22

    what a cute donkey,,nice jacket to,, great style

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    Apr 25, 2013, 10.32 AMby Mary Athey

    fab jacket, the linings lovely as well. great photos to x

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