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Little Linen Jacket

Added May 14, 2014

by slmnstyle

Portland, Oregon...






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:

Material Notes

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




Garment Type
Business, Casual, Classic
Linen, Silk

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    May 17, 2014, 02.04 PMby Cleetus

    Well done slimnstyle:

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

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      May 15, 2014, 08.21 PMby slmnstyle

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

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    May 15, 2014, 04.22 PMby mikkir

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

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    • Swirlblouse1_large

      May 15, 2014, 05.55 PMby slmnstyle

      Thank you so much!

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    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.

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      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 :)

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    May 14, 2014, 11.28 PMby cchristie

    Great result and such a versatile jacket

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    • Swirlblouse1_large

      May 15, 2014, 01.21 AMby slmnstyle

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

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    May 14, 2014, 10.00 PMby gimmeonekiss

    amazing! it looks professional!

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    • Swirlblouse1_large

      May 14, 2014, 11.13 PMby slmnstyle

      Thank you!

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    May 14, 2014, 09.44 PMby AngelikaPickles

    Lovely jacket, really suits you.

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      May 14, 2014, 09.46 PMby slmnstyle

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

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