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Transeasonal Wool Jacket

Added Mar 23, 2008

by officebusybody

Act, Australia






Loose-fittting jacket with wide elbow-length sleeves and pockets. I designed the pattern myself.

Material Notes

Wool flannel, polyester lining




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    Nov 9, 2008, 10.15 AMby lbeaglegirl

    i loove this !! haha i want it lol do you think that you could post the pattern?

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    Nov 2, 2008, 01.54 AMby verypurpleperson

    what a gorgeous coat! I love everything about it, the pockets, the sleeves, the color, and especially those details!

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    Oct 11, 2008, 01.57 PMby allygally

    Wow, I am very impressed, this is a gorgeous coat. I would also love to see the pattern, and thank you for your tip about the book.

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    Mar 29, 2008, 05.46 AMby officebusybody

    Wow, thanks for all your encouraging comments! I’d be happy to upload the pattern except I don’t know how to because it was drafted by hand on newspaper.

    I didn’t use a drafting block for this because I haven’t worked out how to draft raglan sleeves yet. The basic lines were traced off a raglan-sleeve sweatshirt. Then adjustments were made to accommodate a front opening, wider sleeves (because I have chubby upper arms), and a wider neckline (because I didn’t want the collar to be up against my neck).

    @Casey: I’ve found “Dorothy Moore’s Pattern Drafting and Dressmaking” to be an easy-to-follow book on how to draft blocks using your body measurements, and how to use those blocks to make suit and dress patterns. It was printed in the 70s but the techniques are still used today. You can buy a copy off ebay or amazon (mine was $15).

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    Mar 26, 2008, 02.35 PMby sunnilj9

    Love this! So chic and something that can go with everything.

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    Mar 25, 2008, 07.20 AMby keetchick

    I like it too! Would you consider posting the pattern?

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    Mar 25, 2008, 03.03 AMby lybu

    I like it too. Great design and fantastic details

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    Mar 24, 2008, 07.39 AMby dairyheir66

    I love this jacket. Nice job with the pattern. I like the lining also.

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    Mar 23, 2008, 07.36 PMby spandrelist

    The detail is so great on this!

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    Mar 23, 2008, 04.02 PMby miss-g

    Its so stylish. I love your design… and those buttons.

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    Mar 23, 2008, 03.16 PMby kasia26

    Great job with the design!

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    Mar 23, 2008, 09.23 AMby robinrenee

    This is a fantastic jacket, I love the design lines. You did a great job.

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    Mar 23, 2008, 03.31 AMby casey

    wow i love this! if you weren’t on the other side of the world id ask you to make me one! ive got some fabric that i want to make into a jacket but im finding it hard to draft my own pattern. any tips? x

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