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My first leather jacket

Added Oct 3, 2008

by milkyway

Enschede, Nether...






I was very curious about making a leather jacket, then I found this imitation leather, reasonable price not too risky to waste. the pattern was from Knip Mode, Jan 2007, actually it was from a wol jacket but I found the pattern very interesting and very 70’s so I gave it a try. the material was great because it was easy to sew. I found those great imitation leather buttons the same color of the material. nice try, very good results. My husband is pushing me to make him one.

Material Notes

1 1/.4 leather imitation





Knip mode and actually I must say me because the pattern came on size 38 and was very difficult to adjust it to mine.

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    Oct 17, 2008, 11.40 AMby zuluqueen

    simply fabulous! I’m inspired to dive into a stash of red faux leather to do something similar…bravo

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    Oct 13, 2008, 01.02 AMby lybu

    Great jacket. It fits you perfect. I think it must be difficult to make a stitches on leather fabrics. I tried it ones, but my sewing machine did not want to move the fabric forward. Did you use a special fit for sewing this fabric?

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    Oct 5, 2008, 04.26 AMby miss-g

    You’ve done a great job. I looks so professional.

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    Oct 5, 2008, 12.28 AMby victors

    Very stylish;)

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    Oct 3, 2008, 02.49 PMby karencilla

    Está divino!

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    Oct 3, 2008, 02.06 PMby mjb14

    You are too clever!

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    Oct 3, 2008, 12.05 PMby Lucha Suarez

    Love the jacket, super chic!!! Te queda perfecta!!!

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    Oct 3, 2008, 11.06 AMby mirela

    Gorgeous! Fits like a glove

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    Oct 3, 2008, 05.47 AMby polychromatin

    Just great!

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    Oct 3, 2008, 05.10 AMby justmica

    I adore it, It’s beautyfull! Well done, wonderfull job!!! Like the model! Every piece of it is great, I love the detail on the back, too! Your sawing is profy!!

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    Oct 3, 2008, 04.51 AMby anajan

    Terrific jacket! Any tip on sewing the sleeves? I never tried sewing (fake) leather jacket, I was intimidated with sleeves insertion. I normally pin them to the sloper before stitching, but pinning the leather would leave the pin marks… So, how did you sew them?

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    Oct 3, 2008, 04.28 AMby ghainskom

    It looks fabulous. You look like a doll.

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