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Vintage Modern Design Challenge - Cropped Houndstooth Jacket

Added Mar 8, 2012

by jessdunstan

Cape Town, South...






I used the free cropped jacket pattern which I drastically changed. I made the jacket even more cropped and rounded the bottom front edges. I placed a bust dart to provide more shape and I included a more fitted sleeve that had an armhole seam so that I could include a small gather at the sleeve head. I ended the sleeves with a band. At the back I included a yoke as well as an inverted pleat at centre back. I kept the centre front just touching on the edges and used a large button with a loop at the neck. I lined the black and white houndstooth with a bright red lining.




Garment Type
Blends, Polyester

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    Mar 5, 2015, 04.37 PMby Ellen Hatteland

    This is a lovely little jacket – and I’m sure you have worn it a lot!

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      Mar 18, 2015, 10.11 AMby jessdunstan

      I have and everyone who sees it wants one

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    Jul 16, 2012, 09.48 AMby Mary Athey

    Lovely x

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    Mar 8, 2012, 06.03 PMby leahfranqui

    This is lovely! I love the lining and the vintage flair.

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