Added Feb 13, 2012
Bay Area, Califo...
After a long week, I decided to “reward myself” and finish up my jacket/cardigan.
I bought the pattern and fabric a while ago, and after months of procrastinating, I decided to “just do it” on Sunday of last week (while everyone was watching the Superbowl). I finished sewing the last stitch yesterday. I don’t really like it as much as my other garments. The bust area and back are waaaaaay to big, the sleeves are loose and puffy, and it’s too short. It would probably fit perfectly for someone a couple sizes larger than me.
Despite all those “flaws,” this is still the best thing I made. I took my time in ironing as I sewed, and I also fully lined the jacket so you can’t see any yucky seams.
twill cotton (main fabric), 100% cotton (lining)
Flirty dresses, a cropped cami, and glam trousers for modern flappers.
Check out these festive sewing patterns just in time for Oktoberfest
Fashion & Trends
All the fall trouser sewing inspiration you need.
Pattern of the Week
This jacket is a mix of mod and military and will change the look of any outfit!
Go far afield in this collection of bib dresses, waistcoats, and wool jackets in textured fall fabri
You must allow our "request for permission" request to login to Burdastyle with Facebook.