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Sharp shouldered jacket

Added Apr 25, 2011

by lauriana

Den Haag, Nether...






Jacket with pointy shoulders.
Although I always make my own patterns and sew a lot, I decided to do a seriously involved project this time. I decided to re-think the fit of my earlier jackets and started with making a new jacket sloper. After many muslins, I got the fit right and then, I tried out a strange design element. The pointy shoulder. I liked it and decided to go for it.
The jacket itself is made from nice, densely woven wool fabric with horsehair interfacing, which I padstitched at the lapels and collar.
More ‘fun’ pictures of the jacket are here and here you can find pictures of some of its details.

Material Notes

wool fabric, Venezia lining fabric, horsehair canvas, kit for fabric covered buttons, piping




Fall, Winter
Garment Type
Classic, Other, Victorian, Vintage

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    May 20, 2011, 11.33 AMby urbandon

    Very cool. Loving the pointy shoulder. Glad to see you are Featured Project of the Week!

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    May 19, 2011, 03.49 PMby nidhi

    Gorgeous! love it!

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    May 18, 2011, 05.44 PMby FabricUiPhoneApp

    I think you just a 1940s sweater with shoulder pads underneath. Doesn’t anyone want to wear anything with shoulder pads these days? It’s not just for the runway, friends!

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    May 18, 2011, 03.30 PMby carottesauvage

    Uhhh roselerrrrrr, Those sleeves are stunning!

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    May 3, 2011, 06.26 AMby olystyrene

    I love it! This jacket has a wonderful 1930’s feel to it!

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    Apr 29, 2011, 08.43 AMby pixelink

    there’s a lot of work in this, loving it!

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    Apr 26, 2011, 07.40 PMby zaarissima

    very stylish – great work!

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    Apr 26, 2011, 06.59 PMby bekaem

    The shape of those sleeves is amazing. And all the rest of it is too. You’ll turn a lot of heads in this jacket, I’m sure.

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    Apr 26, 2011, 06.27 PMby marcy harriell | oonaballoona

    your blog post is as fab as your jacket!!!

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    Apr 26, 2011, 06.07 PMby paranoire

    THIS is lovely! I’m a sucker for unusual sleeves :)

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    Apr 26, 2011, 10.41 AMby Irina Schwab

    Well done, this is a class above!

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    Apr 26, 2011, 04.26 AMby irmchen

    I am always impressed by your work! Your jacket is absolutely gorgeous! To my delight you are presenting some high level bespoke work! The shape of the jacket is also just beautiful! Thank you for sharing.

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    Apr 25, 2011, 11.41 PMby Olivia Anne

    love it, so nicely tailored yet still interesting!

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    Apr 25, 2011, 10.40 PMby dadaist

    I am impressed with your smart jacket. It looks so stylish and elegant. Well done! :-)

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