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Quick kwik sew jacket

Added Nov 6, 2013

by cathysews

Portsmouth, Unit...






Hello, I made this as I’m sulking because my silk shirt isn’t going to plan! It’s a Kwik Sew pattern and it really was a quick sew. Chose the fabric on Friday and here we are! Its made from a pretend tweed, or wool/poly mix, really as a tester as the fabric was so cheap. But I love the jacket so it’s a keeper! The pattern isn’t for a lined jacket, but I lined it . I used some fabric I’ve had for ages and I love the contrast. Two vintage buttons from my tin . ( buttonholes slightly mismatched but I’m not worrying ) . I will make this again..,maybe a summer version.
Ok back to the silk shirt!
Don’t know why but the photos have appeared really dark??

Material Notes

Wool/ poly tweed fabric from FabricLand, approx £4.99 a metre. Lining fabric for the lining.
Kwik Sew pattern number 3584




Garment Type

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    Nov 6, 2013, 10.37 PMby sarahsdaughter

    Lovely jacket and the lining is a great match.It’s a great feeling when your project turns out well :))

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      Nov 8, 2013, 07.12 AMby cathysews

      Hi, many thanks, yes a lovely feeing when things go well.

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    Nov 6, 2013, 03.46 PMby liliv-1

    Too bad the photos are dark:( It looks so lovely, I like the buttons and the lining!

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      Nov 6, 2013, 04.46 PMby cathysews

      Hi many thanks…wore it today too.

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    Nov 6, 2013, 01.23 PMby Ellen Hatteland

    Very nice Cathy! I like the lining inside too :)

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      Nov 6, 2013, 03.13 PMby cathysews

      Hi Ellen, yes love the lining…I bought it in error and hid it away for awhile. Knew it would come in handy.

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    Nov 6, 2013, 11.09 AMby Mary Athey

    Theres some sort of glitch with uploading the photos cathy?? Everyones photots are cominhg out dark. Your coat’s really lovely. I love the shape and the lining is fab x

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      Nov 6, 2013, 03.12 PMby cathysews

      Hi Mary…shame about everyone’s photos…..people can’t see the little details can they? All that work!

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