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Gray Eva

Added Jul 9, 2009

by themedusa

Media, Pennsylva...






Wool as always been my favorite fabric to sew, it’s so forgiving. The darts on the Eva Jacket are the craziest I’ve ever seen. It took a few tries but the sides seem to match now. I put a rather heavy interfacing into the collar but used a lighter weight for the sleeve bands and facings. Since my Eva was not in an eye catching plaid I added a little top stitching to the color and pocket flaps.

Material Notes

Gray wool from my grandmother’s stash, blue polyester lining.




Garment Type
Casual, Classic

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    Oct 19, 2010, 04.55 AMby coffeeinchina

    I like what you’ve done! Can anyone explain the point of the unusual dart? why that little bit at the top? does it really add to shape? should it go beside or above or below the breast?

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    Apr 9, 2010, 10.50 AMby surfjewels

    Looks good, Iā€™m just starting to make mine now, doing a trial run with some old fabric to check for size. The front darts do seem a little crazy and on mine are too low down, trying to figure out how to make them higher!

    Hannah Handmade Jewelleryhttp://surfjewels.000space.com

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    Jul 9, 2009, 09.11 PMby laken

    looks great!! – i did the eva in a navy cotton drill, with orange polyester lining and found the pockets so very difficult to get right, but yours are magnificent! well done!! maybe next time, mine will work out …

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    Jul 9, 2009, 03.16 PMby berescga

    It looks wonderful!! Great job!

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