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Basic men's jacket

Added Aug 29, 2007

by lilo

Nijmegen, Nether...






My husband had a very beloved jacket that was disintegrating. So I thought I’ll give it a try, I cut it apart and made a pattern after the old one, I added 5cm on the length (according to his wishes) and voila!

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    Aug 18, 2008, 07.29 PMby thehessonfamily

    great jacket. you are very talented. did you happen to make a pattern for future reference…? ♥

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    Dec 6, 2007, 11.31 PMby jeffrey

    really nice

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    Aug 30, 2007, 02.51 PMby bellamabella

    this is great. its so professional. i kinda wish i had a guy the house so i could make him clothes.

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    Aug 30, 2007, 05.41 AMby lilo

    Thankx for all your kind feed-back, heartwarming!

    Benedikta, my husband likes casual clothing; he is very tall, so he has triuble in finding clothes long enough (e.g. sleeves). The jacket has been a hit, he wants more :) He also likes polo-shirts and casual (jeans-type) trousers.

    Elaine, I was considering to reuse the zippers, but they were kinda worn down so they had to go, but the rope and the stoppers at the hood come from the old jacket. The old jacket had also a stretch (net) lining, mine is plain black thin (non-stretch) cotton, so I had to adjust for it (cut my lining bigger than the original – I had great help from the video on this site showing how to line a jacket, Steffi I think it was).

    Nora, the initials are mine :-)

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    Aug 29, 2007, 06.09 PMby nora

    Fabulous! Are the letters his initials?

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    Aug 29, 2007, 05.05 PMby elainemay

    another great piece! your work looks so professional. did you reuse any parts of the old jacket to make the new one?

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    Aug 29, 2007, 05.02 PMby benedikta

    good job lilo, what a lucky husband you got..he is almost smiling :). Even more a reason to get men’s pattern on the site as soon as possible! What would your husband like to have?

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