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Dogtooth jacket in sixties look

Added Mar 3, 2011

by Evija Švekere

Riga, Latvia






The pattern is quite old – from Burda magazine – 9/2007, jacket No 106. I’m in love with the sixties style so I wasn’t able to resist. I cut out the jacket somewhere in the 2009, but pick up it again to finish only in the last year. I made the bodice of the jacket longer and the double breasted front – broader. Attached some buttons on sleeves. The matching of dogtooth definitely took some time :), but I’m some kind of perfectionist so I had to be patient. The decorative stitch on the collar and pocket flaps is made by hand as my sewing machine can’t achieve so wide stitches.

Material Notes

Wool, viscose for lining, 4 big buttons, 4 smaller – for sleeves, interlining




Spring, Fall
Garment Type
Business, Classic
Rayon, Wool

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    Nov 16, 2011, 10.56 AMby clioscolors

    I made the same jacket a few years ago, but yours turned out so much better and more form-fitting. i’m a little jealous ;)

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    Mar 4, 2011, 04.54 PMby ruthw

    Oooh yes, I want one. What a superb piece of work! And I don’t think anybody’s machine could beat that topstitching!

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    Mar 4, 2011, 01.38 PMby loulourosa

    lovely jacket, very well made, congratulations!

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    Mar 4, 2011, 07.01 AMby lauriana

    Wow, you put in a lot of hard work! But I think your persistance paid off: it’s very stylish.

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    Mar 3, 2011, 09.38 PMby Syl .

    Great jacket! I wish I had one like that ;) well done!

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