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The Killing Moon

Added Mar 17, 2014

by lejditea

Beograd, Serbia






♫ ♪ The Killing Moon

I planned to sew this jacket since the pattern came out in Burda 10/2010 model #112 .. I liked the simple silhouette and that it came in size 34.. My problem with Burda patterns is that although in RTW I wear size 36, better fit I have with size 34.. That especially implies to the patterns for outerwear.. If there’s no size 34 (or 17) I have to size down..

The first step after having the pattern was finding the fabric.. That wasn’t the problem here.. But time to sew was.. Since I like fast “one day” projects, the ones that are more time consuming are usually in wait.. In March last year, I decided that it is time to make the jacket, but in the meanwhile I bought new fabric for it..

The fabric is a wool blend, soft and nice to work with.. I didn’t make any alterations.. The only things to think about were matching the stripes and sewing welt pockets.. For the lining I used stretch satin..




Garment Type
Satin, Wool


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    May 14, 2014, 07.12 AMby Byanka Ayala

    Fantastic job on matching the stripes! The jacket was sewn beautifully

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      May 14, 2014, 12.27 PMby lejditea

      thank you :) sometimes when I see my finished project, I can’t believe that I did that :)

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    Mar 20, 2014, 08.35 PMby cchristie

    Lovely jacket. Worth taking the time for those projects that take longer.

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      Mar 20, 2014, 10.36 PMby lejditea

      Thank you :) Now I’m preparing myself for sewing a trench coat.. I hope that I’ll finish it before summer :)

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    Mar 17, 2014, 05.23 PMby Ellen Hatteland

    This is a fabulous jacket! Looks very comfy to wear! :)

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      Mar 18, 2014, 11.56 AMby lejditea

      Thank you :) It is comfy.. I wore it a lot this mild winter :)

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    Mar 17, 2014, 11.30 AMby liliv-1

    Very beautiful jacket, I like the way you placed and matched the stripes:)

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      Mar 18, 2014, 11.53 AMby lejditea

      Thank you :) Soon I’ll see everything in stripes.. Somehow most of my projects have stripes or some other pattern to match :)

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