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Jacket Express Genius Jacket!

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Category Sewing
Type Clothing
Sizing Women
Style Classic, Preppy, Casual
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What materials did you use? italian linen, heavy topstitching thread, buttons

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What are you most proud of? The topstitching! My topstitching skills are atrocious, but after this class, I really learned to take my time and create wonderful topstitching. Its still not perfect, but its definitely a lot better than it was. Also, I made this jacket entirely without the use of pins!!! Janet talks about this in the class and its awesome. I'll never go back!

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What advice would you give someone starting this project? Its a fabulous jacket and one that works so well in my day to day life. I'm loving it! This pattern fit me perfectly right out of the envelope and I couldn't be more impressed with the drafting of the jacket pattern. Its Fabulous! For more info on my review of the class and the pattern here's a link to my blog post:

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Love your take and updated fabric. I sew for my 27 yr old attorney daughter who is 2000+ miles away from me. I sent pic of original fabrics and although I like them .... She hated it! Then without telling her- I sent pic of your jacket and she loved it! Fabric choice makes such a difference!

07/10/2013 Flag

beautiful jacket

07/23/2013 Flag

I love how you made it your own, leaving off the welt pockets and collar.

10/12/2013 Flag

Gorgeous. I love your choice of fabric, the dark topstitching and the neckline.

12/04/2013 Flag

You did a excellent job very nice I especially like the top stitching.

01/26/2014 Flag