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Sequined Bouclé Jacket with Zips

Added Feb 23, 2013

by cris orange

Vienna, Austria






This is the jacket to the shorts from last time. I worked on this jacket 2 weeks, especially putting the ornamentation (all by hand!) was a rather hard work, at the end my fingers hurted. During this, I was sometimes enthusiastic, another times I was afraid the ornaments could be too much. Anyway, I hope it was worth the whole effort. At least my husband said spontaneously: “this is a very beautyful jacket” :) :) :) well, my heart jumped of joy, because he is not very generous with compliments. But the shorts make him lough, I have no idea why… men and fashion!

Material Notes





Spring, Summer, Fall
Garment Type
Business, Classic, Evening Wear


Jäckchen - Bouclé

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    Mar 31, 2013, 04.36 AMby marloncosta

    ooohhhh maaannnn! This is absolutely gorgeous, impeccably made and looks extremely expensive! Standing ovation to you!

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      Mar 31, 2013, 10.06 AMby cris orange

      thank you Marlon! the jacket itself is not a big deal (but next time when I work with such a fabric, I will completely interfacing it for more stiffness), is just so much handwork, pushing the needle through 3 layers of zipper is really hard :-)

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      Apr 1, 2013, 03.43 AMby marloncosta

      I feel ya!

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    Mar 24, 2013, 10.33 AMby sewingfan1

    Absolutely gorgeous!

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    Mar 7, 2013, 11.51 PMby LimeSoda

    You hit the ball out of the park with this ensemble, Ms. Chanel ;-0 The fabric and color choices along with the embellishments are striking and timeless.

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      Mar 9, 2013, 11.32 AMby cris orange

      ha ha ha :) this is a nice compliment, merci beaucoup! in the meantime I worn the jacket a couple of times and I am very happy with it :)

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    Mar 6, 2013, 08.45 PMby adamante

    This is an extraordinary piece of clothing! I really like the overall look and congratulate your effort to put so much work into details – it really payed off. Simply stunning!

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      Mar 7, 2013, 09.47 AMby cris orange

      thank you for your compliment!

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    Mar 6, 2013, 04.26 PMby lzyjo

    Stunning! You did such a great job on the embellishments!! :)

    How did you learn the sequin technique?
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      Mar 7, 2013, 09.46 AMby cris orange

      thank you so much! well, there is no sequin technique :) I just bought a sequin tape and sewed it by hand – fortunately I didn´t have to sew the sequins piece by piece!

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    Feb 28, 2013, 11.29 AMby Ivanamania

    this set is beautiful! hard work has paid off!

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    Feb 24, 2013, 09.08 AMby josefina

    Both garments are just gorgoeus! Love the fabric !

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      Feb 24, 2013, 08.46 PMby cris orange

      thank you so much for your comment :)

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    Feb 24, 2013, 07.42 AMby amandaloschiavo

    I love this fab!!! :)

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    Feb 23, 2013, 10.38 PMby melma

    Stunning! Details, color, fabric. love it.

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      Feb 24, 2013, 08.43 PMby cris orange

      thank you melma!

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    Feb 23, 2013, 09.39 PMby Mauude

    I love this outfit !! I want one :)

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      Feb 24, 2013, 08.43 PMby cris orange

      you can have one :)

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    Feb 23, 2013, 08.56 PMby martinK

    shorts and jacket are realy great; they look like a 2013 Chanel reinterpretation :-)

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      Feb 24, 2013, 08.43 PMby cris orange

      thank you Martin for this great compliment!

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    Feb 23, 2013, 08.38 PMby Mary Athey

    I loved your shorts and now i love the matching jacket. The collour and fabric are fab x

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    Feb 23, 2013, 08.19 PMby bjr99

    You did a super job. Love the whole outfit!

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    Feb 23, 2013, 07.37 PMby ceriserouge

    Wow! that’s an amazing outfit!. The jacket is beautiful! The shorts look great on you!

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      Feb 24, 2013, 08.41 PMby cris orange

      thanks, you are very kind :)

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    Feb 23, 2013, 07.26 PMby 2bfabulous

    Your look is fabulous.The jacket is beautiful.

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      Feb 24, 2013, 08.40 PMby cris orange

      than you 2fabulous!

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