Tuesday, February 5, 2008

knock-off jacket (2)



The first picture is the jacket I want to make for the PR knock-off contest, as I posted earlier. BWOF 11-2006-103 is the jacket I took as starting point. This mainly because of the collar and the puffed sleeve. Otherwise this jacket has not much similarities with the jacket I want to make. After making a muslin this weekend (I'll post a picture later of DD with muslin)I adapted the pattern further.
There was a moment that I regretted my promise, as this was no easy task.
For the sleeves I looked at Vogue pattern 2896, which has the same cuff.


Tonight I sewed the back and part of the collar. The edges have binding, which I haven't often done, as


8 comments:

Melissa said...

Looking very good - you're going to have a gorgeous jacket when you're finished!

Vicki said...

Instead of the binding you could do topstitching. I think it would pass...unless you really want the challenge!

Anonymous said...

Leuk!
Maarre, waarom niet meer in het Nederlands?

Isabelle said...

Sigrid, with your skills, talent, patience and imagination, I am sure this is going to turn out wonderfully. I am in awe of your creativity and abilities!

(I had a wonderful time in Amsterdam! Tot ziens!)

melissa said...

wow all those pintucks are going to be a challenge, too! Looking good so far, though...

Berry said...

You named it that's a challenge. I'm sure you'll manage though ;o)it already looks good.

Pirouette said...

Your shirt is going to be so stylish. Can't wait to see it completed.

Tany said...

Looking great so far, Sigrid!