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Pink Gabardine Blazer

Added Aug 28, 2012

by cooi

Los Angeles, Cal...






This pattern was relatively straight forward, however, there were some issues that I had with it:

  • Lack of the explanation of piece 6 (turns out to be the lapels for a variation) and the fact they never mentioned what mod made the jacket the short length.
  • The pieces also did NOT include the marking for back piece pleat lining… which I forgot to put in. However, they did mention the pleats in the directions.
  • When putting in the lining I disregarded the directions all together and went with a typical bagging technique: http://www.threadsmagazine.com/item/4366/bag-your-jacket-lining because I found the directions kind of tireless.

I forgot to fuse my interfacing but I think the blazer came out fine anyway! :)

Material Notes

Pink polyester gabardine that was more like a medium weight polyester.




Spring, Summer, Fall
Garment Type
Business, Casual

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    Aug 31, 2012, 05.53 PMby pamchar

    Very cute! It’s a shame that the instructions are not always right with Burda patterns, we have to use our imagination, I had problems with some patterns too.

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    Aug 29, 2012, 08.39 PMby Mandy B

    Super cute! I really like the lack of buttons. Great job. :)

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    Aug 29, 2012, 02.26 PMby infinite-plus-one

    Love it, looks incredible!

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    Aug 28, 2012, 09.29 PMby Misstristras

    so good!!! i like the style

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    Aug 28, 2012, 09.16 AMby hardlyangel

    Very nice!

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    Aug 28, 2012, 09.00 AMby Mary Athey

    Great jacket!! love the colour x

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    Aug 28, 2012, 07.19 AMby latulipenoire

    This is lovely! Your fabric color choice is just beautiful!

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