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Graphic three color jacket

Added Apr 12, 2011

by powpetje

Leiden, Netherlands






This is the first jacket i have made so far.
It took a lot of hours and a lot of effort (and redoing!) to get the final result.
The sleeves look a little bit flat and ruffled (because it is flat) (unfortunately i don’t have an extra pair of arms for my dress-form :P) But I think i actually did a good job on the sleeves.

Material Notes

some kind of velvet in three colors.
black lining
2 zippers
a purple fabric




Spring, Fall
Garment Type

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    Jan 6, 2012, 05.40 AMby Rikamekko

    The lined design is absolutely great!

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    Apr 14, 2011, 12.57 PMby masterseamstress19


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    Apr 13, 2011, 07.10 PMby joost52

    Holy smoke that’s awesome! Seriously cool stuff. Great job!

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    Apr 12, 2011, 04.11 PMby tilshmil

    The jacket is kicka$$ and so is your work room! Love it! You did a fabulous job and I think you have a great sewing future ahead of you.

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    Apr 12, 2011, 02.28 PMby marcy harriell | oonaballoona

    um, the FIRST? you sure do like a challenge. it would’ve taken me eight years of cutting and pinning to match up those stripes.


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      Apr 12, 2011, 02.31 PMby powpetje

      Thanks :)
      This is not my first project but it sure is my first jacket.
      The cutting and pinning took ages indeed.

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    Apr 12, 2011, 02.27 PMby mermaidsvoice

    wow- that is really amazing! The lines are wonderful!

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    Apr 12, 2011, 01.25 PMby carolinat


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    Apr 12, 2011, 11.05 AMby Priscilla Folley

    A lot of work for your first jacket eh? I like the diagonal lines a lot.

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      Apr 12, 2011, 01.06 PMby powpetje

      It was a lot of work indeed! Thanks! I also like the diagonal lines :)

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