I'm so grateful for your positive comments on my skirt. It made me look different at myself, and the pictures posted. My hip size is a life long frustration, which will not go away easily, but you certainly gave a boost to my self confidence.
Today I saw this post on the Sewing Divas, and immediately thougth: hey, that's the BWOF jacket I made. And it is, only made in a far more professional way than I did, but that's just "of course", I'm not a professional sewer, and Paco Peralta is a Spanish designer.
I know about him because of the links Tany posted recently for his blog. Such a pity I don't read Spanish.
It reminded me too that I did not write about it on my blog, only wrote a review on PR.
The jacket is once again a BWOF pattern (I really am fond of BWOF patterns). I made it with the stitch and flip technique in a class in Pattern Review. My pictures you can see here.
Starting this technique I did something wrong, because I not fully understood what to do, that's why the collar has an extra bias binding, it was not meant that way.
I like the technique of flip and stitch, but it requires a TNT pattern, or a muslin first, as you can't change the fit during construction. It's also not suitable if there's a pocket that goes through a seam line. So I like to know this technique, but will certainly not use it always.
No sewing done till now, only traced 3 patterns.
The January BWOF isssue is an issue with a lot of patterns I like. I have traced this jacket, look at the special details at the seam and back.
And blouse no 125 (the blouse with the pleats in the sleeves), with the front of no. 123. The armholes were almost the same, and after tissue fitting I didn't have faith in the pleats of the front of 125, combined with the darts.
Further I traced the McCalls shell, as I want a tnt pattern for a shell top that's not a knit. Only must think of a solution for the closure, because buttons in the back are not handy. Do you think a zipper in the side is a good idea?