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Colette Pendleton Anise Jacket

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Here are some details about my project:
Category Sewing
Type Clothing
Sizing Women
Style Retro / Vintage, Classic, Casual
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What was your source for this sewing project? Online Photo or Website
Name of website or photo Colette Anise

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What materials did you use? Pendleton wool, cream coat lining and vintage leather buttons

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What are you most proud of? The fit. It took a lot of time, and two muslins to get the jacket juuust right. The sleeve heads could still use a bit of adjusting, but overall I'm really happy with how it turned out.

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What advice would you give someone starting this project? Take your time! Tailoring is not something to rush through. Plan on giving yourself plenty of time to make this pattern, and don't try to skip any steps. The key to a great tailored piece is patience.

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love your pattern match!

02/22/2013 Flag

Thank you very much!

06/07/2013 Flag

Love your new hair cut. very flattering with your jacket!!

06/21/2013 Flag

Thank you, Kelly! :)

06/28/2013 Flag

Love the jacket and the new hair cut!

07/14/2013 Flag

Thanks so much, Karyn! :)

07/26/2013 Flag

very nice! is there a pattern?

07/20/2013 Flag

Thanks! There is a pattern. It's from Colette patterns and linked to up above under "pattern info".

07/26/2013 Flag

Very nice jacket. You did an awesome job!

08/09/2013 Flag

Thank you! I am so happy with how it turned out, even if that plaid matching did give me some grief. ;)

08/16/2013 Flag

This is gorgeous! Looks fabulous on you, and you did a great job of matching up. Wow, and TFS!

10/04/2013 Flag

Thank you so much! :)

11/01/2013 Flag