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Ziggi jacket done

The last steps on the jacket took me a while, but finally I can post pictures of the finished jacket. I totally forgot to take photos from the inside. I’ve used a beautiful black silk for it, that I bought in New York too.

For me this is a souvenir jacket, most of the materials were bought during my stay in NY in October when I met up with Nancy.

This week I’m staying with my friend Valerie for a few days and she did the photos (thank you!). It’s a day with a lot of sunshine and  wind, so the hair got a bit untidy. I think it’s nice to have a different location once in a while to have the pictures taken. We have been sewing together as well. I did a nice new bra, so more sewing news to follow.

I’ve posted quite a bit on the construction process already, so I’ll limit it to the photos now.

It was quite a lot of work to make this jacket, it still has a few fit issues, also resulting from using the thicker fabric. Those things do not hold me back from liking this jacket very, very much. It’s going in the closet for a while because it’s too hot to wear now, but will definitely wear it a lot next winter.

Comments

  1. So many nice details on that jacket! Love it a lot.

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  2. Lovely jacket with such detail. Sigrid, you do amazing work.

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  3. Lovely jacket. You are very inspirational in your choices.

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  4. The fit is beautiful! As are the fabric, trim, and I love the big snap!

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  5. I just tried to take photos as well and the wind is not very helpful, that's true :)
    Your jacket looks amazing. I really like the fact that there are special details everywhere. Piping, zipper etc.
    The fit is beautiful

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  6. This jacket has the WOW factor. Love your pictures!

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  7. This came out wonderful! I always enjoy seeing your work and reading your posts.

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  8. Your Ziggy jacket is fantastic. I love the details and the piping. Great job!

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  9. It's wonderful! Did you get those zippers in NY as well? They do look like Riri zippers. This is definitely gong to be in your closet a long time. Good marriage of fabric and pattern.

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  10. I have to agree with all comments above - a beautiful jacket! It's nice the way the sun shows the pattern in the fabric.

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  11. It's beautiful! What a lovely setting you are in too. I especially like the last photo where you are sitting. The lines of the jacket are terrific. I see not one of the issues you mentioned.

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  12. Beautiful jacket...I love all the design details. Kudos to you!

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  13. Fantastic details and the fit looks spot on. What a great photo opportunity, too.

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  14. I think this jacket is my favorite from all your beautiful creations! It's precious, a true gemstone!!!

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  15. Your jacket is gorgeous, love all the details!

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  16. Beautiful. All the details and the fabulous fabric make it a special jacket.

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  17. What a spectacular jacket!

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  18. Love love this jacket. Excellent job as usual. Its right at the top of my to do list. Well done. X

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  19. It's beautiful! The fabric and the details make this super special.

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  20. Wowee! Gorgeous! Love love love it!

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  21. Oh, Sigrid! This jacket is an amazing job! It is full of detales to do a special piece, love your attention to detail!

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  22. Wat een leuke jas is dit geworden, staat je goed! Leuke foto's!

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  23. Beautiful! Well worth the fitting and adding the piping and the giant snap just takes this version way above all the others.

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  24. Super jacket and what a fantastic photo shot location! The design and fabric look great on you - excellent work.

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  25. Your jacket is gorgeous as is the fit. We are in Grance now and it seems that every store has this style in the window, so you're right in fashion.

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  26. Your jacket is so pretty and unique. A lot of careful work went into it and it was so worth it.

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  27. How great is that!? Love it. Superb craftsmanship as always.

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