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Plaid and warm Hikaru

Added Feb 15, 2009

by katy-lady

Milwaukee, Wisco...






I wanted to make this spring-like jacket warm enough to hold up against the windy city so I added an insulation layer and lined it with fleece. When I started I wasnt sure how big to make it to allow for the extra bulk, but one size up worked out great. I didnt alter anything else and this was the most fun thing (and biggest project) I ever completed, and I’m really happy with it. :)

Material Notes

suit wool, fleece, Insul-Bright(for insulation) interfacing, and lots of buttons





Burda Style for the pattern, Jo-ann’s for the fabric, and my boyfriend’s mother for letting me borrow her sewing machine while mine was in for repairs!

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    Feb 22, 2009, 10.15 PMby sewglam

    What an awesome job on your jacket! I love the zipper and the fuzzy lining inside. If I had a jacket like that I would wear it all the time! I love the color choices as well. It rocks!

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    Feb 19, 2009, 04.18 AMby paranoire

    ah, I like this!

    now I want to make the winter Version for myself :D

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    Feb 16, 2009, 08.08 AMby smvphotography

    totally awesome! wish mine looked as cool as yours!

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    Feb 15, 2009, 03.59 PMby angel06158

    What a wonderful job! Love it!!

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