Newsletter-photo

Top 50 Blogs
for Fashion Sewers

Subscribe to our FREE email newsletter and get the Top 50 Best Bloggers for Sewing Enthusiasts.

Little Linen Jacket

Added May 14, 2014

by slmnstyle

Portland, Oregon...

Swirlblouse1_thumb

Views

731

Nl6035c_large

Description

This little jacket I made from New Look pattern 6035. It is an unlined princess seamed jacket which I did a Hong Kong finish to most of the seam allowances using scraps of silk from a previous project. It was a pretty easy jacket to sew (although I started it at the end of last summer, got 80% completed, and just picked it up and finished it now!). The Hong Kong finish to the seams took about 6 times longer than a regular seam, so that was very time consuming, but I love the result. Great little jacket! I have some additional fabric that I made this jacket in that I would eventually like to make a matching pant or skirt with to make a suit. This jacket would also look great in a fun color or neutrals to top off a spring or summer outfit.

More photos and details about this project on my blog Ode to Sew: http://odetosew.com/2014/05/14/little-linen-jacket/

Material Notes

100% Linen, silk pocket lining, silk for bias seam binding

Difficulty

Intermediate

Categories

For
Women
Garment Type
Jacket/Blazer
Style
Business, Casual, Classic
Material
Linen, Silk

7 Comments Sign in to add a post

  • Jackdesk_large

    May 17, 2014, 02.04 PMby Cleetus

    Well done slimnstyle:

    The notched collar is very good. Just the right width too.
  • Imagejpeg_29_large

    May 15, 2014, 06.17 PMby Byanka Ayala

    Love this jacket! I’d make it in different colors! Its just a great addition to any outfit

    1 Reply
    • Swirlblouse1_large

      May 15, 2014, 08.21 PMby slmnstyle

      Thanks! I think I will make it in other colors, it is so versatile!

  • 9090_large

    May 15, 2014, 04.22 PMby mikkir

    This jacket is so cute!!! I love the fit and you look great! Awesome job!!!!

    1 Reply
    • Swirlblouse1_large

      May 15, 2014, 05.55 PMby slmnstyle

      Thank you so much!

  • 5e1c98baa90ec92bd1fa87adbdaa04543126762f_large

    May 15, 2014, 02.21 AMby rita61

    Your jacket looks great on you. I think the high waisted mini skirt from April 2014 would look awesome on you with this jacket.

    1 Reply
    • Swirlblouse1_large

      May 15, 2014, 02.38 AMby slmnstyle

      Thank you rita61! That’s the plan, to wear this jacket with a lot of other things in my wardrobe! I just might have to make a few more of these great wardrobe staple jackets in other fabrics and colors for summer, maybe lined for winter :)

  • Image_large

    May 14, 2014, 11.28 PMby cchristie

    Great result and such a versatile jacket

    1 Reply
    • Swirlblouse1_large

      May 15, 2014, 01.21 AMby slmnstyle

      Thank you, I’ll probably be wearing this a lot with many outfits!

  • Front_profile_-_copia_large

    May 14, 2014, 10.00 PMby gimmeonekiss

    amazing! it looks professional!

    1 Reply
    • Swirlblouse1_large

      May 14, 2014, 11.13 PMby slmnstyle

      Thank you!

  • Missing

    May 14, 2014, 09.44 PMby AngelikaPickles

    Lovely jacket, really suits you.

    1 Reply
    • Swirlblouse1_large

      May 14, 2014, 09.46 PMby slmnstyle

      Thank you! I think I need about 5 more of these!

    • This is a question
  1. Sign in to add a post

Add to Favorites 4 people added it

Burdastyle

http://burdastyle.com//projects/little-linen-jacket