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Larissa Jacket

Added Feb 23, 2009

by erinelizabeth

Milwaukee, Wisco...






Larissa jacket. I started it immediately after it was posted I was so excited and then other things got in the way…lost steam…then back at it…then other things, then Finally yesterday I said this is it! I made a few changes, all are obvious. Some ok, some not so good! but FUN and challenging and I love it. I would love to do THIS for a living.

Material Notes

Dark purple stretch denim, silk stretch lining, jeans zippers none of which were the correct length, lots of pliers action




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    Jan 25, 2011, 07.42 PMby Ashley Frye

    LOVE the lining!

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    Sep 23, 2009, 05.10 PMby javiertellez

    this is amazing!

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    May 2, 2009, 06.17 PMby toasterkittie

    what a wonderful jacket! i love the lining, and you did an outstanding job!!!

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    Apr 8, 2009, 09.37 AMby aleah

    I have to say that I am really fond of the lining, it really is the light on the top of the cake. (Haha) Congrats! Maybe I’ll make something like this in 37 years, maybe I actually know how to sew then. :)

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    Feb 25, 2009, 09.22 PMby vintageluvr

    Great job! Looks awesome!

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    Feb 25, 2009, 11.31 AMby erinelizabeth

    Thank you all!

    I made a 40, and i was really afraid it shouldhave been 42 as I was putting it together…and then i put the lining in and it felt wayy too big. Huh, trust the sizing, these patterns are drafted really well!

    Yesthe lining! i LOVE it too! It’s naughty and nice, biker and angels :)

    btw, fashionfabricsclub still has it. It’s under silk prints! I was at H&M yesterday and they have a pleather biker jacket with more snaps, and they look good…considering adding some more to the “lapels” to hold them in place. But it’s so much work, the damn pliers, the snaps, the first time when I inevitiably mess it up…etc! :)

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    Feb 23, 2009, 02.20 PMby ichigogirl

    Very nice jacket, it looks great on you! And the lining, oh the lining (I loooooove silk, and that lining-material looks very special!).

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    Feb 23, 2009, 01.11 PMby arsonista

    Looks frikken fantastic. Nice work!

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    Feb 23, 2009, 12.32 PMby amibambini

    Wow, that is SUPER impressive, I love the lining and it looks great on you. Anything that involves lots of plier action and still comes out looking so neat and sexy deserves a round of applause. Well done you!

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