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Puff the Magic Dragon Jacket

Added Dec 23, 2010

by lila-1

Auckland, New Ze...






I was inspired by Zowie’s ‘Broken Machine’ music video :)

I used the basic sloper pattern from Burdastyle (thanks Alisondahl!) and a sleeve pattern piece from another, printed pattern I had in my enormous pile of patterns.
you cant see so well but the jacket has a very large hood – so that if I have styled my hair up I can still wear the hood without messing up my hair.

I wear this jacket when life gets a bit overwhelming and I need to feel fierce :)

Material Notes

the white stuff is a stiff but light weight beige pvc
– it helps to put newsprint paper over both sides of the pvc when sewing – its easy to rip off and means that the sewing machine foot slides over it easily. I have bought sewing machine feet that are supposed to cope with pvc, but none of them do.

The black stuff is a snakeskin-embossed black suiting – I wish I’d bought 10 meters of that at the time, it’s so cool and it sold out in days :(




Garment Type
Casual, Punk, Steampunk
Cashmere, Corduroy, Cotton, Blends, Denim, Eyelet, Suiting, Taffeta, Wool

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    May 19, 2011, 12.13 AMby ccsinspirations

    Ahhh, love it! This is fierce! I should make matching ones for my son and I!

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