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my cropped jacket

Added May 15, 2014

by kelerabeus

Beograd, Serbia






I made this jacket a while ago, but I haven’t got around to taking any pictures until now. Story of my sewing life :)

I found this fabric in a remnant box and it was labeled as a curtain fabric. Can’t really imagine a room with curtains like this, but maybe that’s just me. On the other hand, I didn’t have any problems imagining a jacket out of it! I already had this pattern on my mind (it’s #110 from Burda 02/2010 ), It has a princess seams on the back which allowed me to play around with the stripes. I liked it’s cropped style and also I have never made anything with this type of closures before. Thought it would be interesting to try it out and as it turned out it really was, especially when you’re trying to close the jacket. I should include a gif of me performing that action, very entertaining stuff.
My favorite part of the jacket is the lining – it’s a bright pink! I love the little pop of color, it was much needed since the main fabric is in such dull shades. Also, my friend and I found this huge orange wall in her neighborhood – perfect background for this outfit!
Hope you’ll like it :)




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    May 17, 2014, 01.55 AMby rita61

    Great jacket. Nice styling! I have blouses with that type of closure; Never have to worry about gaping anywhere.

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      May 17, 2014, 03.16 PMby kelerabeus

      Thank you! You’re right about that, it’s a good solution for gaping issues.

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    May 16, 2014, 05.27 AMby Mary Athey

    This is lovely, you did a cracking job on this and i love how you worked the stripes. The back is especially lovely. Great pop of colour with the lining x

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      May 16, 2014, 04.31 PMby kelerabeus

      Thank you, I’m glad you like it! It was fun to play around with the stripes :)

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    May 15, 2014, 10.17 PMby liliv-1

    I can’t imagine curtains made of this fabric either, but it is perfect for a jacket paired with a bright pink lining. I like it very much.

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      May 16, 2014, 04.28 PMby kelerabeus

      I know, right? Who would live in the room like that :D and thanks!

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    May 15, 2014, 09.27 PMby maggieg5

    What a great jacket, love it and the lining works really well with the fabric, I am a great fan of adding an interesting lining to a project :0)

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      May 15, 2014, 10.17 PMby kelerabeus

      Thank you! That’s my favorite thing as well, cute lining is always a must :)

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