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Starlet Suit Jacket in Plaid

Added Apr 9, 2012

by adriprints

Munich, Germany

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Description

One of my sewing resolutions for 2012 was to make a jacket with a lining. Somehow, I decided I could tackle matching plaids, DIY piping, an acetate lining, bound buttonholes, and a welt pocket. Oh, and some hand tailoring too; the upper collar is interfaced with hair-canvas & pad-stitching. The first step was overcoming the fear of cutting into this fabric. It was the end remains of a bolt of beautiful wool plaid with a really soft hand… Gertie came along with her Starlet Suit Jacket course on Craftsy, and I knew what this wool would become.

Material Notes

100% wool plaid, acetate lining, gabardine piping

Difficulty

Advanced

Categories

Season
Fall, Winter
For
Women
Garment Type
Jacket/Blazer
Style
Business, Classic, Preppy, Vintage
Material
Wool

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    Apr 11, 2012, 06.20 PMby Fiedlerin

    I really like this version of the starlet jacket… when I saw the ad for the class I thought the jacket was too taste specific, but I like your fabric. It makes it more versatile.

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    Apr 10, 2012, 08.42 AMby prettysewinggirl

    What an accomplishment! Wow – it looks beautiful and so much effort went into this jacket! Its perfect and now you can enjoy wearing it :)

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      Apr 10, 2012, 11.14 AMby adriprints

      Thank you, francini!

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