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channeling chanel !!! burda 02/2013-106

Added Sep 17, 2013

by Mary Athey

Antrim, Co Antri...






My friend asked me to make her this so i set about finding similiar looking fabric?? She wanted me to make the jacket as close to the burda one as i could!! The only problem was getting the fabric? In the end i found this waffle textured fabric in a charity shop. It started life as a duvet cover. I underlined the jacket then lined it so it had a bit of weight to it. I like it and so does my friend so job done. X

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    Mar 22, 2015, 11.40 PMby HOUSE-OF-PHILO

    Oh wow! So nice to see another jacket of this pattern! Well done! Thanks for your comment in my Studio for my short jacket! Philo

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      Mar 23, 2015, 06.21 AMby Mary Athey

      Thank you so much, this is such a versatile pattern x

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    Oct 1, 2013, 11.43 AMby KristinaBerisha

    great ! i made for myself the same one but other colour . very shic

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      Oct 1, 2013, 09.26 PMby Mary Athey

      Thank you kristina, are you going to post your one? I’d love to see it. I’m sure its gorgeous x

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    Sep 19, 2013, 06.10 AMby rita61

    Nice! My daughter has requested one of these, so I’ll be making two! Enjoy your time in Spain, and with your mum!!!!

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      Sep 19, 2013, 07.12 AMby Mary Athey

      Thanks rita, it really is a great pattern. I can finally do some more of my holiday sewing, we go on the 7th so i’m ok. I have one night tine dress and one day time dress made plus a couple of playsuits lol. Its the perfect oppurtunity to get some nice beach shots.i said to mum last night that we’ll go to altea and alfaz(gorgeous) and get some good photos then have a leisurely liquid lunch, she agreed lol x

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    Sep 18, 2013, 06.32 PMby Moimisie

    Great jacket Mary, I’ve been eyeing this pattern for quit a while now and even bought a very suitable fabric… All I have to do now is start! That’s always the hardest part for me… starting and finishing a project…

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      Sep 18, 2013, 07.36 PMby Mary Athey

      Thanks moimisie, i’m the same. I have a few things sitting that need hems i also have unfinished projects sitting for more than a year lol. This is s great pattern though and i’d like one but lord knows when i’ll get round to it lol x

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    Sep 18, 2013, 04.29 PMby Oksana Starzhynska

    Classic things are always in fashion and suit well everybody. Your version is pretty original – I like the texture of the fabric and the bendings are made so skillfully and I like the choice of the colours – one of the best! I’m sure many of us want to add this jacket to the wish-lists now!

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      Sep 18, 2013, 04.51 PMby Mary Athey

      Thank you oksana you do say such lovely things . The binding looks dark in the photos but it’s actually royal blue. It took me three goes to get the binding on the bottom as i had three layers to catch in!! i tend to sew fast which was’nt good lol. I’m happy with it though and i highly recommend this pattern x

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    Sep 18, 2013, 03.15 PMby velvetribbon

    You did a perfectly job in this jacket, Mary! The fabric is pretty too. You are such a sweet friend:-)

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      Sep 18, 2013, 03.23 PMby Mary Athey

      Thanks velvetribbon, it was a great straightforward project and my friend was happy with it x

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    Sep 18, 2013, 03.05 PMby Zsuzso

    Very nicely done, Mary. Looks great .

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      Sep 18, 2013, 03.25 PMby Mary Athey

      Thanks zsuzso, i would recommend this pattern as it came to.gether so nicely and all the pieces fitted!! Which dos’nt always happen lol x

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    Sep 18, 2013, 01.21 PMby papermothballvintage

    I love it! Great sourcing. Sometimes that is the hardest part. You really gave it a wonderful new life!
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      Sep 18, 2013, 02.08 PMby Mary Athey

      Thank you so much, i love charity shops and car boot sales as you never know what you’ll find. The quilt was in really good condition so i thought i get the fabric the charity gets some money and my friend gets her jacket, win win all round i think lol x

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    Sep 18, 2013, 10.51 AMby liliv-1

    It’s a great jacket, I loved it so much from the first time I saw it in the magazine and your version is awesome, bravo Mary, it’s a really pretty project!!

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      Sep 18, 2013, 11.50 AMby Mary Athey

      Thank you so much liliv, i appreciate all the wonderful comments i recieve x

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    Sep 18, 2013, 07.45 AMby Winnie Nkosi

    Hey Mary,wow i love this so much,you did a really great job,it came out perfectly:)proud of you!!!

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      Sep 18, 2013, 07.50 AMby Mary Athey

      Thank you very much winnie, i’m just so glad it turned out ok!! Its her birthday in sat and shes on holiday friday so i finished it on time x

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    Sep 18, 2013, 06.26 AMby Anjovis

    Great jacket Mary! I think one can never go wrong with Chanel style :) I like the fabric and the finishing a lot. Lucky friend of yours!

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      Sep 18, 2013, 06.41 AMby Mary Athey

      Thank you so much anjovis. I bought a gorgeous cream tapestry like duvet for myself to cut up as well. Its just getting round to making another jacket. Work and life tend to get in the road of my sewing lol x

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    Sep 18, 2013, 05.26 AMby vinia789

    This is beautiful Mary….I need one.:-)

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      Sep 18, 2013, 05.42 AMby Mary Athey

      Thanks vinia, you’re sewing up a storm recently. Now i’m going to get stuck into my holiday sewing. I like everything new. Me and my gorgeous mum are of to spain soon!! Yay. I’m hoping for a good photo shoot on a beach so fingers crossed lol x

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    Sep 18, 2013, 05.21 AMby bethmaryharley

    This is so classic! Your friend is so lucky to have such a kind friend!

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      Sep 18, 2013, 05.40 AMby Mary Athey

      Thank you so much beth. Its always worrying when i make for my friends in case they don’t like the fimished item, shes happy with it and so am i, phew!!! Lol x

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    Sep 17, 2013, 10.24 PMby schnui

    Well done Mary. I love this pattern too and this jacket has turned out so well. what a good idea to use a duvet cover from a charity shop.

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      Sep 18, 2013, 05.14 AMby Mary Athey

      Thanks schnui, i’m just pleased it looks like a jacket lol. Maybe when i have more time i’ll do this jacket again in a different fabric. It’s a nice pattern and goes to.gether so well x

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    Sep 17, 2013, 09.36 PMby kisses

    Good job on the jacket Mary…it looks like the burda style one and it looks perfect on

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      Sep 17, 2013, 09.42 PMby Mary Athey

      Thanks kisses, sonya wanted me to get it as close to the burda one as i could and i think it turned out ok in the end x

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    Sep 17, 2013, 08.46 PMby Ellen Hatteland

    Very nice jacket! I think your friend will be happy and wearing it all year around :) The fabric is wonderful and you did a great job!! Cheers!

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      Sep 17, 2013, 08.56 PMby Mary Athey

      Thanks ellen, i’m just glad she liked it. She wanted something to wear with a top and jeans so this was ideal x

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    Sep 17, 2013, 07.48 PMby Trudy McGrath

    We all need a bit of Chanel :) nice job Mary!

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      Sep 17, 2013, 07.53 PMby Mary Athey

      Thanks trudy. It only cost £4 all in so i was delighted. My friends pleased with it and i’m glad as she takes me to work and i don’t fancy walking lol x

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    Sep 17, 2013, 07.42 PMby zsyzu

    Looks very nice Mary! Very Chanel indeed. Your friend is lucky to have a talented sewing friend like yourself.

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      Sep 17, 2013, 07.51 PMby Mary Athey

      Thanks zsyzu, i liked it once i finished it lol. X

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