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reversible burdastyle 12/2012 jacket #140

Added Nov 20, 2013

by cathytxtwfr

Ouidah, Benin






This jacket is from the very first issue of BurdaStyle that I ever bought – only took me a year to finish it. I wanted to make it reversible, and finding a reversible zipper was a bit difficult in West Africa, so I waited until I was back in the states to finish it.

The pattern originally called for non fraying fabric, but I sewed 2x of everything so it could be reversible. I love the hoodie and the long cuffs – perfect for when I need that extra bit of protection from the cold.

The full story and photos are here: http://cathywu.com/journal/treadling/2013/11/17/finally-finished-batik-reversible-burda-jacket-140/


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    Nov 20, 2013, 09.29 PMby Rikamekko

    What a awesome jacket! I like the idea of reversible.Fabrics used the jacket is nice,too. Details such as hoodie and cuffs are cute.

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      Nov 26, 2013, 03.40 AMby cathytxtwfr

      yes! i like having a choice even though i prefer the print side 99% of the time when wearing it

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