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Green Wool Jacket

Added Aug 27, 2013

by misscontreras

Winterland, Canada






This jacket is based on a pattern featured in Wendy Mullin’s “Built by Wendy: Coats and Jackets.” It has a floppy hood, raglan sleeves and pockets. I used wool and polyester without interlining. I wish I would have added some flannel to make it warmer. As is, it is warm enough for late fall/early winter. The pattern was simple and straightforward; however, I had to tweak the pattern quite a bit to make it fit and look the way I wanted. I ended up making two muslins before committing to cut the wool.

Other thoughts? It makes me feel like a gnome when I wear it. I like it.

Material Notes

Wool shell
Polyester lining
Plastic buttons!




Garment Type

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    Aug 28, 2013, 03.45 AMby runningwithscissors1

    Looks nice and comfy. So hard to think about coats now though…

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    Aug 27, 2013, 07.22 PMby smoothemeraldoasis

    I used to have a similar style, I will attempt this one for sure. Thanks so much for sharing.

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    Aug 27, 2013, 06.56 PMby aileenc

    Looks lovely and you made a great job of the hood. I bet it’ll be something you’ll wear lots!

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    Aug 27, 2013, 05.51 AMby Berna Van Zyl

    I like it! It is practical and classic :)

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