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Tailed jacket for sunday walking

Added Oct 28, 2011

by Dibii

Riga, Latvia






I redesign the Burda 08/2010 leather jacket’s pattern, maintaining the pockets and lines of the side seam relief.

At least I have my own tailed jacket which I dreamed about! I am very pleased with the result.

See more pictures and read more descriptions on my blog: http://maiacrafts.blogspot.com/2011/10/kucieri-karieti-nevajadzes-coachman.html




Garment Type
Bohemian, Classic



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    Apr 25, 2014, 09.27 PMby Ellen Hatteland

    Fabulous jacket! What an inspiration! :-)

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    Aug 15, 2013, 02.20 PMby cupandpenny

    What a beautiful jacket! So vintage-looking, but depending on the styling it could be very modern too. I love your photos, too!

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    Nov 1, 2011, 11.08 PMby Stitcher75

    Beautiful! Similar to one I’ve been envisioning for myself. I’m early in my “pattern modification” quest, but every time I see someone do it, I get a little closer to having the courage to go ahead and cut (the muslin, that is!)

    Very, very nice work.

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    Nov 1, 2011, 02.54 PMby aluckmann

    These pictures are amazing and the jacket is just exquisite. I love it.

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    Oct 30, 2011, 07.47 PMby leggy4

    Beautiful! I will have to make one myself!

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    Oct 30, 2011, 04.55 PMby srkshannon

    Beautiful! I have dreamed of making a coat like that too. Now I just need to get to work.

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    Oct 29, 2011, 11.35 AMby pambox

    So exquisite and elegant. I love it.

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    Oct 29, 2011, 11.01 AMby Dibii

    Thanks all for your lovely comments! I really don’t expect such courage in me to redesign the pattern completely different, but now I can suggest you all if you like something in existing pattern, but would like to add your own character to the garment don’t be afraid to change it!

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    Oct 29, 2011, 09.13 AMby freakusbzzz

    Love it, plus the skirt!

    You’re doing so well, 3 /7 of your projects have been member project of the week. Well done.

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    Oct 29, 2011, 07.30 AMby mollykatherine

    I love it! The shape is Devine and fits so perfectly!

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    Oct 29, 2011, 05.50 AMby smallone

    my gosh this is wonderful!

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    Oct 29, 2011, 05.14 AMby sigrid


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    Oct 29, 2011, 03.09 AMby mojo elgin

    Love it!!! Gorgeous jacket!

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    Oct 29, 2011, 01.32 AMby MissHickory

    wow..amazing!!! great job

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    Oct 28, 2011, 10.02 PMby peaches2218

    Your coat is really lovely. You’ve done a wonderful job taking an existing pattern and making it fit your vision.

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    Oct 28, 2011, 09.15 PMby Anne Wagenhauser

    Absolutely lovely! A great shape!

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    Oct 28, 2011, 04.20 PMby sallieOh

    so elegant!

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    Oct 28, 2011, 03.11 PMby vintagegal

    This is beautiful. I hate tailoring, so I am always impressed by the skills of others in this arena. It is a great interpretation of the pattern, and the entire look is vintage, but modern too.

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    Oct 28, 2011, 02.55 PMby leahfranqui

    This is fantastic! It suits you perfectly and it’s beautifully tailored!

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    Oct 28, 2011, 12.33 PMby cequimby

    Wow! This is absolutely beautiful. I see it’s been said twice already, but I can’t think of a better word. You look really elegant.

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    Oct 28, 2011, 12.04 PMby tirrs

    This is so lovely! It’s beautiful!

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    Oct 28, 2011, 11.15 AMby SuseSews


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    Oct 28, 2011, 10.15 AMby apfelbluete

    OMG! it’s so amazing! Is it Burda?? I cann’t belive it! great! great!

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