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Copy jacket front

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Pattern Drafting from Ready-to-Wear taught by Steffani Lincecum

Costumer and sewing instructor Steffani Lincecum teaches how to re-create your favorite ready-to-wear clothing or delicate vintage finds in this versatile patternmaking class.

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Category Sewing
Type Clothing
Sizing Women
Style Mod
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What materials did you use? Double knit stretch jersey for shell, rayon lining.

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Final comment: What is great with copying a garment, is that you can adjust things that are not quite perfect. On the original jacket the bust-point is too high, and I successfully managed to lower that. Also: the shoulders were a bit too wide, and I improved that too. However: the armscye in back I think is still too wide I think, maybe the whole armhole should be raised. Not sure if it should stay like this in order to allow ease for clothes underneath the jacket. Overall though: quite happy with the result!

07/31/2014 Flag

Quite frankly, I like your jacket better than the original! Great job!

10/27/2014 Flag

Wow! I love it ! Great work!

07/31/2014 Flag

Wow, this is fabulous! So you created this pattern for an existing jacket? Beautiful!

07/31/2014 Flag

That is fantastic & thank you for explaining your process & issues

10/18/2014 Flag

Thanks for the nice comments! :-) I am very happy with the jacket, although the knit fabric was maybe not the best quality. I have to wear it carefully without bags etc rubbing, so it won't get ruined! :-)

11/01/2014 Flag