Added May 31, 2012
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
cotton, synthetic blend for lining
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