Added May 14, 2014
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/
100% Linen, silk pocket lining, silk for bias seam binding
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