J. Crew-ish

Added Mar 24, 2008

by lcavagnolo

Lansing, Michiga...

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Description

This is my knockoff of the J. Crew Fiona jacket (with a slight yoke variation). I used Simplicity 3538, modifying the collar and adding sleeve bands. This hasn’t had its final press yet, but trust me, the sleeves do sit properly despite the photos! I’ll also be adding the pockets later this week, but had to take the pictures while the sunshine lasted this week…

Material Notes

White cotton bottom-weight, organza for sew-in interfacing, lining fabric, buttons and bias tape.

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Credits

Gotta love that Michigan sun! I took this just after realizing there may not be any more this week…

Just for fun, I would’ve loved to have re-created the J. Crew photo shoot with my jacket, but it was just me at home with the mannequin. ;)

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    Oct 18, 2008, 11.00 PMby ricespice

    that’s awesome! i’m dying to know how much money you saved making it yourself.

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    Jun 7, 2008, 11.38 PMby erogers0203

    this is gorgeous! this may be the best “recreation” i’ve seen in a long time :)

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    May 13, 2008, 08.18 AMby tittabear

    this is cute…i like how the ruffle goes up and around the neck…

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    Mar 30, 2008, 02.09 AMby apriljay79

    holy crap, that is perfect!! I love it.. excellent work.

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    Mar 27, 2008, 06.21 AMby keelysews

    LOVE this so much!! I have a simplicity pattern 3738 that I might be able to alter into something like this…thanks for the idea xxx

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    Mar 25, 2008, 05.34 PMby olar

    What a great job you did copying this!

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    Mar 25, 2008, 12.02 PMby sunnilj9

    I love it! Looks Fabulous!

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    Mar 25, 2008, 09.33 AMby sukino

    Hello Michigander! What a lovely jacket! Oh, I miss everything in Lansing, the trees, the blueberries, the cherries, the most friendly people, and even the snow. :)

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    Mar 25, 2008, 08.37 AMby britnlind

    So pretty. I would make 5 of these!!!

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    Mar 25, 2008, 07.09 AMby mirela

    BRAVO! It is very very nice! I was looking at those J Crew jackets, so freaking expensive! Very feminine and pretty!

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    Mar 25, 2008, 07.05 AMby keetchick

    Awesome Jacket!

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    Mar 25, 2008, 05.16 AMby kasia26

    Very pretty jacket. I love the romantinc feel of it.

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    Mar 25, 2008, 04.58 AMby miss-g

    Yours is so much better than the J Crew one. Really like the style, the fabric, the buttons. It perfect.

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    Mar 25, 2008, 02.12 AMby lybu

    This jacket is really great. I love it. Nice fabric !!

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    Mar 25, 2008, 01.25 AMby susisonne

    I love it! Looks great!

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    Mar 25, 2008, 01.08 AMby yoshimi

    great job! I love it.

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    Mar 25, 2008, 01.04 AMby fashion1

    Stunning! I want one :)!

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    Mar 25, 2008, 01.03 AMby senasews

    looks great. i love it!

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    Mar 24, 2008, 08.26 PMby spiderlily

    This is great. Good job!

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    Mar 24, 2008, 07.55 PMby oonaballoona

    WOW. i also love the way yours is more fitted at the bottom vs j crew.

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    Mar 24, 2008, 07.54 PMby jj1

    I like yours better than the Jcrew’s.

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    Mar 24, 2008, 06.54 PMby kimmysue

    That’s adorable! I just have to tell you too that I’m in the Lansing area, Dansville to be exact! Gotta love that 8 inches of snow this weekend! Where do you get your fabric? Just Joann’s, or are there other places?

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    Mar 24, 2008, 06.35 PMby adgentry

    Really nice! I love it

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    Mar 24, 2008, 05.31 PMby kallers

    Wow. Very impressive, it looks so professional! I hope you get to use it soon.

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