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8516 Ellinor Remix Jacket

Added Feb 24, 2008

by antoinette

Austin, Texas, U...




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Turned the Ellinor blouse into a hip-length jacket.

Material Notes

100% cotton, fine wale corduroy in red-orange floral print.




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    Nov 29, 2008, 08.36 AMby antoinette

    Crisala — I drafted the peter pan collar from scratch, using an online tutorial that is no longer available, but it was identical to the instructions in my patternmaking bible, “Pattermaking for Fashion Design”, page 182 of the fourth edition. I checked the book out from my local library before I plunked down the $90 to buy it from Amazon, but it was well worth the money once I started sewing for myself a lot. Hope this helps and good luck! Hope to see your version soon! :)

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    Nov 17, 2008, 06.44 AMby crisala-creacions

    I like your creation very much. Could you give any reference for the collar? did you invent the pattern or did you reuse one from another project? I really would like to do a jacket for me like yours. Thanks. Good job!!

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    Feb 28, 2008, 03.26 PMby antoinette

    Thanks, it was a really easy pattern to alter for both size and style. I definitely recommend it! The fabric is a corduroy, 100% cotton, from Jo-Ann. They put all their printed corduroy on clearance in Dec-Jan, and I think I got this for $2 a yard or so.

    I saw in the gallery that someone from Japan made this into a grey wool dress that is really stunning — I will have to try that sometime, too!

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    Feb 26, 2008, 07.31 PMby miho555

    Nice job! I’m just thinking that I would try to make a Ellinor jacket version. Your creation gives me a motivation very much; thank you!

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    Feb 26, 2008, 07.49 AMby dairyheir66

    Nice use of the Ellinor pattern. I might give this a try. I just made a shorter version of Ellinor the other day and really like it. It was a bit tight over my hips, but that is because I am a pear, so I will adjust for that next time.

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    Feb 25, 2008, 03.06 PMby nehmah

    Excellent adaptation; I also would like to know what the fabric is.

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    Feb 25, 2008, 12.43 PMby sarah-turvey

    great fabric- what is it?

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