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My Military Inspired Jacket

Added Jun 2, 2012

by jadealamode

London, United K...






I wanted to create a military jacket to wear to the Queen’s Diamond jubilee celebrations.I used a blazer i already owned to make the pattern for the jacket but altered the front to get rid of the lapel and the collar as well. I added epaulettes and some gold buttons. I absolutely love it!! I am definitely going to be making another.

Material Notes

red cotton drill, red crepe de chine for lining and gold buttons




Garment Type

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    Aug 10, 2012, 09.41 PMby Cguerrero4


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    Jun 4, 2012, 06.35 AMby aico

    Awesome! It’s a great piece. And your necklace has an interesting shape as well. It goes well with your jacket.

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    Jun 3, 2012, 11.07 PMby sophienissirios

    Its a great style and great colour :-)

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    Jun 3, 2012, 03.07 AMby wildflower31

    It looks so chic, I love it, awesome job!

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      Jun 3, 2012, 11.58 AMby jadealamode

      thanks wildflower

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    Jun 3, 2012, 03.04 AMby blueartisan

    Fantastic job, really a stand out piece!

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      Jun 3, 2012, 11.59 AMby jadealamode

      thanks! A friend of mine asked me to make a similar one for her

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    Jun 2, 2012, 11.12 PMby schnui

    This is perfect for the Jubilee celebrations and your jacket looks great on you. Well done. I will be watching the Celebrations on TV tonight, so will look out for you in the crowds!!!

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      Jun 3, 2012, 11.57 AMby jadealamode

      thanks :). there will definitely be a sea of red white and blue ..he he .hope you see me

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    Jun 2, 2012, 07.56 PMby Glenville Hughes

    wicked jacket,love it

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    Jun 2, 2012, 07.10 PMby Irina Schwab

    I like it! I have a version which I made a while ago only from felt!

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      Jun 3, 2012, 11.54 AMby jadealamode

      I just had a look at your jacket..it looks great I love the detailing

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    Jun 2, 2012, 06.55 PMby madebymeg

    this is great!

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      Jun 3, 2012, 12.01 PMby jadealamode

      thanks for the lovely comment

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    Jun 2, 2012, 05.34 PMby laurakis

    lovely jacket and lovely colour!

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      Jun 3, 2012, 12.03 PMby jadealamode

      thank you! I’m thinking of making one in navy blue or royal bue

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    Jun 2, 2012, 05.29 PMby Angela Kane

    I suspect you will carry on wearing this jacket well beyond the Jubilee celebrations. It looks great and easy to wear. A grand job.

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      Jun 3, 2012, 11.53 AMby jadealamode

      I am certain that i will ..he he .thank you :)

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    Jun 2, 2012, 03.49 PMby mojo elgin

    Great jacket! I love it!

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    Jun 2, 2012, 02.31 PMby Eva Iwakki

    I like clothes military – nice jacket :)

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      Jun 3, 2012, 12.05 PMby jadealamode

      I’ve always loved military style clothes as well…thanks

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    Jun 2, 2012, 02.20 PMby Liora Litman-Cohen

    very very cool! love it!

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    Jun 2, 2012, 01.53 PMby Kasiorist

    very nice, the colour is very celebratory..

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