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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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Warm evening jacket

Warm evening jacket

I modified Vogue 1100 jacket for this coat, the fabric is a faux astrakan, as I would be wearing it in winter I lengthened the jacket and changed the sleeves from 3/4 to full length. I decided to use...

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Jacket created from 100 year old Uzbekistan Mans robe

Jacket created from 100 year old Uzbekistan Man's robe

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This jacket was created from a man's Shohi ikat robe from Uzbekistan, made in the early 1900s. The robe was purchased from the collection of Susan Meller, (Silk and Cotton, Textiles from the Central...

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Green Cutting Line jacket with slot seams

Green Cutting Line jacket with slot seams

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This garment was inspired by a Threads article about slot seams. I used the new Cutting line Designs #11212 (reviewed in the September issue) and some iridescent green/purple linen. The seaming...

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Machine Embroidered Quilted Jacket

Machine Embroidered Quilted Jacket

The jacket was created using the "Tabula Rasa" Pattern from Fit For Art Patterns. The embroidery software pattern is the "Feathered Star" from Hoopsisters.  I had made the quilt earlier and being a...

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Linen Jacket

Linen Jacket

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I made this unlined linen jacket using New Look 6035 pattern. I made the interior seams, including the sleeve seams, with a Hong Kong finish. I used leftover scraps of printed silk from a dress I...

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Moto Jacket

Moto Jacket

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I wanted to make a moto jacket for the cooler spring days/evenings, and was inspired to make one because I'm seeing them everywhere but didn't like the prices. Also, I didn't want leather or denim...

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Spring Cardigan Jacket

Spring Cardigan Jacket

I love black and white for spring and was inspired by the catalog photos for this knit cardigan jacket, Vogue pattern #8819. Unfortunately the pattern did not come with any instruction for matching...

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Marfy 3182

Marfy 3182

Marfy 3182 made from fabric I purchased at Janssens and Janssens in Paris. The jacket is underlined with silk organza and interfaced with hair canvas. Although Marfy doesn't include any patterns for...

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Vintage Vogue V1023

Vintage Vogue V1023

I have finished the Vogue Jacket V1023 before I went to my mother and I was planning to wear it. However while putting in on Wednesday early morning I have noticed something was wrong. Well, I...

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Winter Coat for my Son

Winter Coat for my Son

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The fabric was one of those 'specials' from Croft Mill.  it was actually quite a thin wool coating and i did wonder about lining it with a fleece but instead opted for bremsilk lining.  With a view...

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Elegant January Coat

Elegant January Coat

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This is a coat I designed myself. I wanted it to be a bit victorianish/medievalish. The fabric I used were left over from other projects and an old sweater. Loved making it!! Sorry but I forgot to...

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New Years Eve Little French Jacket

New Year's Eve Little French Jacket

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i made a couture version of a Little French Jacket using a sparkly black wool boucle fabric for the shell and a silk charmeuse fabric with a peacock print for the lining.  I added a traditional...

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Faux Fur Childs Coat

Faux Fur Childs Coat

I decided to make a fake fur coat for my Granddaughter when she was 1 year old... "Every girl should have a fur coat" even if it is a Faux Fur.. I had never sewn with fur before and it came out...

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Calvin Klein anorak from 1990, Vogue 2461

Calvin Klein anorak from 1990, Vogue 2461

Vogue 2461, Calvin Klein anorak, from 1990 (out of print). I had long wanted to make this jacket, which had the waist definition I wanted. However, I discovered that this has LOTS of design ease...

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Double Zipped Jacket

Double Zipped Jacket

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This Jacket was made from Silhouette Patterns Jacket #1912 Samantha's Double Zipped.  The fabric is tapestry home dec and a quilted black fabric, the lining is rayon.  I like a little pop in the...

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Vogue 7975 - French Jacket

Vogue 7975 - French Jacket

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My "french" jacket using Susan Khalje's techniques and constructed mostly in her 5 day class.  I used Vogue 7975, turning the 2 piece sleeve into 3 piece.  After completing a muslin, fitting and...

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Pleated Collar/Lapel Jacket

Pleated Collar/Lapel Jacket

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This elbow-length, one-button jacket's shell is a silk/cotton blend with metallic thread weaving.  The shell is a lightweight to mediumweight, semi-loose weave.  The matching facing meets an...

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100% Wool Blazer in Fall Colors

100% Wool Blazer in Fall Colors

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For this blazer I chose a double-faced 100% wool plaid in a loden and brick color combination.  I usually prefer my wool garments to be lined, but I intend to wear this as an 'outerwear' over jeans...

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Menswear Coat, The Desert Wanderer

Menswear Coat, The Desert Wanderer

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This coat is a menswear garment that is designed, patterned, and constructed by myself. My inspiration for this came from the exploration of desert cultures in the Midddle East. The goal was to...

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