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Quilted Jacket

Added Jun 21, 2011

by froggypondd

Hamilton, New Ze...

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Description

Another project from my Grandmother’s hand-me-downs. I inherited 3 meters of this quilted material and really needed a pattern which wouldn’t chop it up. The red bias binding which I put in between the collar and the body was some scraps from my Great-Grandmother – so a family heirloom of a jacket! I ended up making the jacket, and then having to re-sew the sleeves and side seams and collar as it was super wide and looked like I was swimming in it. When I took it in I left it still quite big so I can wear jumpers and cardigans underneath, but not so I look ridiculous.

Material Notes

Not really any ideas on what kind of material it is. It has a stretch so I put it in the jersey/knit category however it was very stiff and definitely jacket material.

Difficulty

Intermediate

Categories

Season
Winter, Fall
For
Women
Garment Type
Jacket/Blazer
Style
Casual, Romantic, Vintage
Material
Knits/Jersey

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    Oct 13, 2013, 04.28 PMby miniaram

    The fabric is beautiful! and the red detail between the collar and the body makes it very feminine :D

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    Aug 1, 2011, 03.41 AMby cantare

    My mom would love wearing this!

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    Jul 30, 2011, 03.55 AMby nouvellegamine

    very beautiful!

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    Jul 29, 2011, 05.20 PMby threadsquare

    Very nice! I love that it has a history, and I’m sure that’s a great feeling when wearing it.

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    Jul 29, 2011, 04.12 PMby cheschiiire

    So cute!

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    Jun 28, 2011, 10.56 PMby lestan

    it’s so beautiful!!!!

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    Jun 28, 2011, 09.30 AMby bjr99

    Love the lines on the jacket. I also like the fact that you were able to use family treasures for the jacket. It makes it all the more special!

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    Jun 28, 2011, 08.24 AMby Mai-der

    I love it! The details, fabric … everything! Good job!

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    Jun 28, 2011, 02.02 AMby beaufabulous

    fabulous! I love that it has so much heart involved in its creation :)

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    Jun 27, 2011, 11.03 PMby loyl8

    very pretty great job….look fab on you :)

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    Jun 27, 2011, 10.20 PMby lazyjaneallthetime

    Really cool project! I’ve yet to attempt a jacket! Well done! :)

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