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Topstitched jacket

Added Jul 23, 2010

by lala86

Buenos Aires, Ar...






I wanted to use some of the small pieces of fabric I had on my stash and wanted them to become something nice so I made this jacket using 70 cm of the blue fabric, some printed cotton from an old project and green taffeta for the lining.
I’m happy with the result though it’s quite small, I’m a 36 burda size and It fits me ok but it’d be better for a 34 person.
the topstitching was a bit time consuming but it made the fabic nicer.
The pattern is my own variation (as I didn’t have enough fabric) of an old spanish burda magazine jacket.
I hope you like it.

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By lala86 at My blog

Material Notes

Navy blue polyester blend, printed cotton, green taffeta.




Spring, Summer
Garment Type
Casual, Military
Cotton, Blends, Polyester, Taffeta


My friend Noelia

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    Jan 2, 2011, 11.35 PMby madebymeg

    very creative! and the topstitching looks so precise!

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      Jan 4, 2011, 01.33 AMby lala86


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    Aug 10, 2010, 08.58 AMby louisebarbara

    this is gorgeous, what a great jacket.

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      Jan 4, 2011, 01.35 AMby lala86

      thanks!!! I’m glad you like it!

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    Aug 2, 2010, 01.06 PMby anajan

    Love that topstitching, and such a cute jacket!

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      Aug 3, 2010, 09.42 PMby lala86

      Thanks for your nice comment!!

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    Jul 28, 2010, 11.24 PMby pixelink

    this is awesome, can’t believe you pulled it together from only scraps of fabric… I’m inspired!!!

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      Jul 29, 2010, 12.03 AMby lala86

      thanks!! after this jacket I realized that taking a better look to the small scraps can be worth it. I’m glad you like it!

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