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Blue and purple jacket

Added Jan 8, 2013

by pauline alice

Valencia, Spain






Classic Chanel type jacket I made for my mother for Christmas.
I used pattern 109 from March issue 2012. There are front and back princess seams and 7/8 sleeves.
I cut size 38 and was hoping for the best as this was a surprise and there would not be any fitting. I should not have worried, it fitted perfectly.
The wool boucl is beautiful: blue, purple and with ribbons woven with the wool.
The jacket is interfaced and fully lined in bright blue lining.
It closes with eyes and hooks.
More details on my blog.




Garment Type

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    Jan 9, 2013, 06.35 PMby Linda74Sews

    Lovely jacket – pretty fabric, trim and so well done. I am going to enjoy reading your blogs. What a lucky mom.

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      Jan 14, 2013, 03.41 PMby pauline alice

      Thanks Linda! My mom was very happy and surprised and the jacket fitted perfectly. I was glad as I didn’t make any fitting before.

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    Jan 9, 2013, 12.46 AMby MaycieAfterFive

    It’s beautiful! I’ve always wanted to make myself a classic Chanel jacket. You did a great job!

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      Jan 14, 2013, 03.42 PMby pauline alice

      Thanks Maycie. This Burda pattern is a very easy one to start with, you should give it a try if you have it.

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    Jan 9, 2013, 12.40 AMby rita61

    Splendid! Your mother must be very proud ! My favourite colours!

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      Jan 14, 2013, 03.44 PMby pauline alice

      Thank you. She was very happy. Actually, she chose the fabric herself 4 months ago but she didn’t know I was working on a jacket for Christmas, surprise!

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    Jan 8, 2013, 10.41 PMby Mary Athey

    Oh I think this is so lovely. I.m sure.your mum adored this. You did a cracking job.on the jacket.and.the fabrics fab x

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      Jan 14, 2013, 03.45 PMby pauline alice

      Thanks Mary! She did love it! I can’t wait for the weather to get better so she can wear it and send me pictures.

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