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Tuesday, February 1, 2011

Jacket Not Finished



I fell short of finishing my jacket for January but I have a good reason. The jacket went together so easily and I like it so much that I decided I would go on and draft a lining after all.


I used the instructions from Claire Schafer's High Fashion Sewing Secrets as a reference and so far everything is coming out perfect.


The only thing left to do now is to attach the lining to the jacket. I probably won't get that done until the weekend unless I get snowed in tomorrow! At least give me an "A" for effort!

8 comments:

  1. A+ for effort. I am snowed in today!

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  2. Nice jacket! I love the fabric and the coordinating stripped lining! No worries on not making the deadline---I'm in the same boat (smile)! As long as you have a jacket you're proud of then it's all good! Can't wait to see the finished masterpiece.

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  3. Your lapels already have a great roll line, they're going to look awesome!

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  4. Great looking jacket. You are right, "with good reason". The lining will make this smart number will complete the tailored look of it.

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  5. You deserve an "A". That jacket looks so professional.

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  6. Thank you so much for recommending the High Fashion Sewing Secrets book. I'm returning to sewing after 30 years, but this time around I want to do things perfectly and not just get them finished double quick. It's hard to decide which books to get.
    Your sewing is inspirational - thank you!

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