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Hot Pink Scallopes

Added Aug 4, 2009

by themedusa

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Description

Princess line jacket with decorative scalloped edges, 3/4 sleeves with pin tucks, self drafted nehru collar.
The original Burda pattern has no collar but after making the muslin I felt the jacket needed one.

The tricky parts of this jacket are the scallops and getting the pintucks on the sleeves even. My broadcloth seemed a tad too thick to get nice scallops even though I trimmed the seam allowances very close. They wanted to be pointy instead of curved. Then top stitching them is a bear. In the end though all the ripping seams worth the final result. Especially happy with the plastic glitter buttons to match.

Material Notes

Stretch Cotton Broadcloth from http://www.gorgeousfabrics.com,

Difficulty

Novice

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Credits

Pattern from Burda World of Fashion mag, issue 6/2008. Design #102.

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    Aug 5, 2009, 06.00 AMby dorawarren

    wow, great jacket

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    Aug 4, 2009, 05.31 PMby sewenggirl88

    Looks amazing! I like the added collar, maybe i’ll have to give that pattern a try

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