I love tailoring!!!

Added May 27, 2010

by Adriana Orozco

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Description

I have just finished this bouclè jacket. I did not have enough material, and I wanted to do the front-and-neckline on the bies so…..I could not make any facings, and took me for ever because of the lack of material, and having to match the squares. Also, I had to sew all the lining by hand, and on top of that, I decided to do some contrasting color easy hand stitching to make it look nicer. I made the buttons by hand and I use a brown thread that I took from the cloth to make sure it was going to match perfectly. The lining is pure silk. I can tell you that even do this jacket looks so simple…..I use so many-many hours to make, but I am happy with the result.

Material Notes

Outer jacket in bouclè+brown trim, and lining in pure silk charmeuse.

Difficulty

Intermediate

Categories

For
Women
Garment Type
Jacket/Blazer

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    May 29, 2010, 08.52 PMby storres56

    Very classy. The jacket turned out beautifully. It was worth all of the hard work placed into the garment.

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    May 28, 2010, 08.44 AMby ssarryo

    Wow, it looks like vintage Chanel!! What a great job!!!

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      May 28, 2010, 01.09 PMby Adriana Orozco

      OMG!! that is a great compliment, I thank you very much!!!

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    May 27, 2010, 09.08 AMby badyan

    Great job, looks like an insane amount of work!

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      May 27, 2010, 01.43 PMby Adriana Orozco

      Thank you!!! actually, to me the worst part was the cutting, because of the lack of material, but I love to sit down and do hand work……so….it was a nice thing to do, I would not call it perfect because I can see a few flaws, but it fits beautifully.

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    May 27, 2010, 09.04 AMby anajan

    Pure perfection!

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      May 27, 2010, 01.41 PMby Adriana Orozco

      I am happy that you like it Ana Jan!! thank you for your very nice words!!

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    May 27, 2010, 08.22 AMby mitmit

    It’s beautiful and I love it! :-)

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      May 27, 2010, 01.40 PMby Adriana Orozco

      Thank you Mitmit!! I very much apreciate your opinion, thanks.

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    May 27, 2010, 08.08 AMby roarah

    I wish I could make jackets that look this beautiful. You’ve done a superb job (again)!

    Thanks Adriana, this one really inspires me to give tailored jackets another shot!

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      May 27, 2010, 01.40 PMby Adriana Orozco

      Thank you Roarah!! I am sure you will do wonderfull tailoring!!!

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    May 27, 2010, 07.26 AMby Ralf Schmitz

    oh adriana! from now on, i will allways see this jaket as a measurtape for perfectionalism! look at your details and how wonderful you have done it! the pattern of the fabric maches perfectly and only someon who has absolutly no idea of sewing would not know how much of difficult work and hours and hours you have put into it!

    this is a masterpiece!

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      May 27, 2010, 08.23 AMby mitmit

      I totally agree! It’s fantastic!

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      May 27, 2010, 01.38 PMby Adriana Orozco

      Dear Ralf, you allways have so many words to encourage me!!! I thank you for the apreciation that you give to my pieces!!!! and also to Imtmit!!!

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    May 27, 2010, 07.01 AMby conchi

    Great job. It looks very professional.

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