Added Nov 20, 2013
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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