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Short Kimono Sleeve Jacket - Ultimate Member Model Challenge

Added Jul 31, 2015

by SeamRacer

St. Louis, Misso...

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Description

My jacket is made from a crinkled rayon metallic satin, with the dull crepe side out for the collar facing. I graded the pattern down (as the sizing is for tall) to my proportions by taking out two inches, in two different horizontal pleats at the bust and waist in the pattern. This pattern was really pretty easy – I made it in about 4 hours. There are hook-and-eyes to close the waist instead of snaps, in order to take advantage the the pull from the elastic. This jacket reminds me of something from the era of the 1950’s with it’s kimono sleeves…very comfy! Please check my blog soon for an upcoming post on this project: https://seamracer.wordpress.com/

Difficulty

Intermediate

Categories

Season
Spring, Summer, Fall, Winter
For
Women
Garment Type
Jacket/Blazer
Style
Vintage, Casual, Classic, Bridal
Material
Blends, Rayon, Satin

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    Aug 9, 2015, 10.12 AMby nrobson

    nice jacket x

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    Aug 5, 2015, 05.26 PMby miinkaa

    It looks great. One of my future projects – again. Like many others. It’s good to know that it’s easy to make.

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    Aug 2, 2015, 08.33 PMby SeamRacer

    Thank you ladies! It was kind of a jump to make the jacket in such an unusual fabric, but it was different, so I really liked it. I want to find excuses to wear it now!

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    Jul 31, 2015, 01.13 PMby liliv-1

    It’s so chic with the skirt and the color is just perfect!

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    Jul 31, 2015, 05.23 AMby Mary Athey

    This is lovely and such a nice colour.good luck x

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    Jul 31, 2015, 05.02 AMby Ellen Hatteland

    Just Lovely! Good luck :-)

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