Thursday, August 20, 2015

Jacket finished

Not a very original title, but that it’s what this post is about. My jacket is finished and Ilike it very much. As you may remember I drafted the pattern based on my sloper and a Burda pattern from 1993. In my previous posts you’ve seen how I interfaced it and this post is all about the outside.
I’m pleased with the fit, though for the next jacket I will take out a bit of the width at the back at the waist and below. The muslin was a bit longer and I did not see that this would happen shortening it.

Nancy and Tany expressed curiosity for the sleeve wrap. The link I gave was to one photo of a series of photos from Ann Rowly from which you can go to further photos, but it seems not to work on all devices. This link is a more general one to her photoalbum, the sleeve wrap instruction starts at photo number 70. AllisonC: I learned this method at the English Couture company too!

jacket frontjacket back   worn open  Side 2    jacket 1detail button

17 comments:

  1. Your jacket is so beautiful and, of course, well done! Ann R is so generous with her sewing knowledge.

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  2. So gorgeous Sigrid and the fit is superb!

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  3. So gorgeous Sigrid and the fit is superb!

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  4. Lovely. I like the fabric, the style and the fit.

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  5. This is beautiful jacket. The style and fit look great on you!

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  6. Ahhhh, how beautiful. You look wonderful in it and the colors are fabulous. You have inspired me to put a new jacket on my fall schedule.

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  7. Beautiful, it looks great with those jeans!!!!

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  8. Beautiful! I really like the sleeves, such a great fit!

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  9. Awesome! What a beautiful jacket. You Look great in it.

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  10. This is an awesome jacket! Hang this in a top-designer store and noone would ever notice that it's home-made.

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  11. Your tailoring is also superb. I really love the shape of this jacket.

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  12. Beautiful! I like how it looks hanging open as well as buttoned. It's a great color and shape for you. As always, your tailoring is superb.

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  13. The jacket has turned out so nicely. Beautiful work!!

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  14. that jacket is absolutely stunning! i must admit, i only had time to look at the eye candy but i'm looking forward to diving into your progress posts later!

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