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Alaska batik print jacket

Alaska batik print jacket

I picked up these fabulous batiks on a recent trip to Alaska, not knowing they were destined to become this fun jacket. The solid color sleeves bring a bit of calm to the piece. Mis-matched buttons...

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City Jacket

City Jacket

I love the gritty urban print on this medium weight linen and felt it lent itself to the edgy jacket design by Marcy Tilton for Vogue Patterns (9035). The gold metallic overprint make the fabric out...

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Spring Pineapple Print Jacket

Spring Pineapple Print Jacket

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I used the Kelly Anorak pattern by Closet Case Patterns and some fun Pineapple fabric that I ordered online to sew up this super fun spring jacket!

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Spring sweater

Spring sweater

I needed a little sweater to wear with the previously posted Spring dress. I used a navy blue ponte knit. What a dream to sew!( It has nylon in the fabric so be sure to use a press cloth when...

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How to Draft an Action-Back Pattern Piece

How to Draft an Action-Back Pattern Piece

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This vintage jacket has some interesting detail. The feature I like most is known as the "action back." Follow along to learn how to draft this detail.

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Linen Jacket

Linen Jacket

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Salmon Linen Jacket, fabric from Elliot Berman Fabrics, such a wonderful linen for a summer suit.  I lenthened Silhouette Pattern Max's Jacket and shortened the sleeves.  I lined the jacket with...

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Picking Posies

Picking Posies

I created an elastic waist summer skirt in linen with a kangaroo pocket topped with a 3/4 sleeve, knit, zip-up jacket. The jacket started as a cropped knit sweatshirt that I decided I would utilize...

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Custom Horse Show Jacket

Custom Horse Show Jacket

Custom horse show jacket. A variety of leathers, and Swarovski crystals make all of my designs stand out.

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Boat-Neck Dress & Jacket Ensemble

Boat-Neck Dress & Jacket Ensemble

This dress and jacket ensemble was created for one of my client's attending her son's wedding. The dress is constructed from silk crepe de chine and the accompanying jacket from silk Dupioni and lace.

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Vintage fabric reversible jacket

Vintage fabric reversible jacket

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This reversible jacket can be worn different ways. Made with navy wool and vintage polyester flower print and vintage buttons. The sleeves are supported by handmade shoulder pads created with layers...

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Altered jacket by Rita Summers

Altered jacket by Rita Summers

I made this jacket by cutting up 3 items of clothing - a red knit cotton top, a grey linen skirt and a black/grey/white tunic. I deconstructed them before restitching them together in a new way by...

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Upscale Army Green Jacket

Upscale Army Green Jacket

Army green jackets are everywhere this fall. I wanted to add one to my fall wardrobe but I needed something I could wear to work.  I found this army green twill at The Fabric Place Basement in...

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Embellished jacket

Embellished jacket

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The moment I saw the cover of Threads March 2014 issue I wanted to try the ribbon weaving technique by Gail Yellen.  I used a linen blend fabric from my stash that made it easy to remove strings and...

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Butterfly Jacket

Butterfly Jacket

Vogue design spring jacket with zip front , side pockets and finished seams. Embroidered front and back with butterflies.

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Pink and black velvet jacket

Pink and black velvet jacket

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This is a jacket I made for my daughter. She liked the last jacket I made (queen of hearts jacket) and so she wanted one like it but in a different color. She lives away and we are the same size...

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My version of Samanthas Jacket

My version of Samantha's Jacket

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I make a number of Peggy's patterns. This has been one of my favorite. The zippers can be a little scary but if you read the instructions carefully not too difficult. I know a number of my family...

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Queen of hearts jacket for February

Queen of hearts jacket for February

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I decided to design and illustrate my jacket and then try to replicate my illustration. I think I did alright for my first attempt. I wish I had used a different fabric but none the less I love my...

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French Jacket - quilted jacket Vogue 8804

French Jacket - quilted jacket Vogue 8804

French Jacket - quilted jacket Vogue 8804. Jachet is made of wool/cotton bland using couture techniques typical for French jacket. Check for more details my...

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Silk Matalesse and Leather Jacket

Silk Matalesse and Leather Jacket

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I took the Susan Khalje couture workshop in Baltimore and wanted to challenge myself to make something I had not tried before – outwear. Inspired by a gift of amazing silk matalesse fabric, I...

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Vintage 1950 Black Jacket

Vintage 1950 Black Jacket

It is a Vintage 1950 Vogue Jacket based oin the pattern V2934. It was one of my first pattern of vintage garment I have bought. I love the shape of this jacket and recently one of the bloggster...

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