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Sayonara jacket

Added May 31, 2012

by missb-1

..., Slovenia






I used a cotton fabric for this jacket. I didn’t change much of the original pattern, I only shortened the sleeves and used eye and hook fastening instead of the zipper. I made the jacket without pockets and lined it with a synthetic fabric (that rustles, urgh!).

I used red piping to brighten the olive green of the fabric. Unfortunately, I couldn’t find the lining fabric in a similar color.

For more photos and details, vizit my blog: http://bluejulesews.blogspot.com/2012/05/sayonara-jacket.html

Material Notes

cotton, synthetic blend for lining




Garment Type
Casual, Romantic

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    Nov 7, 2012, 02.10 PMby ttnora

    Wow, it is a new idea to use this pattern. Very good! And I like it with this red piping. I have made this jacket, too. But my version is made for cool weather. Now, I’m going to see your blogspot!

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      Nov 10, 2012, 06.06 AMby missb-1

      It’s a very versatile pattern, I think.

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    Jun 4, 2012, 05.21 AMby Isabel Alexander

    This jacket is so pretty. I love how the printed fabric and the piping details give it a whole new look. I want a jacket like this.

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      Jun 4, 2012, 06.52 AMby missb-1

      Thank you very much. I really like it too.

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    Jun 1, 2012, 08.25 AMby aileenc

    Wow, amazing and inspiring! You did a great job, well done :)

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      Jun 1, 2012, 09.11 AMby missb-1

      Thank you. :)

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    Jun 1, 2012, 02.40 AMby skeeler

    Beautiful jacket! The red piping is a nice touch — love it.

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      Jun 1, 2012, 05.46 AMby missb-1

      Thank you.

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    May 31, 2012, 06.02 PMby smallone

    oh this jacket is supposed to be somewhere on my todo :) I am loving your interpretation…that red piping really makes this something special….funny how if you hadn’t posted the link I would have identified the pattern

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      May 31, 2012, 06.32 PMby missb-1

      It’s a good pattern, I didn’t have to change much, it fits really well and I like the result.

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    May 31, 2012, 04.10 PMby Angela Kane

    I love this printed jacket. Great with jeans and just the right length. The piping is a super feature. Very wearable.

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      May 31, 2012, 06.31 PMby missb-1

      Thanks. It does go great with jeans, but with any other pants or skirt it looks too dressy for my taste.

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    May 31, 2012, 01.43 PMby ctharp

    What a great looking jacket! You did a fantastic job on it. BTW, your blog link did not work.

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      May 31, 2012, 03.00 PMby missb-1

      Thank you and also thanks for telling me about the broken link. I fixed it now.

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