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Jacket Express

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Category Sewing
Type Clothing
Sizing Women
Style Mod, Cute
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I'm curious about the hem facing on the sides. It almost looks like this version has an elastic insertion in the sides to make the jacket slightly narrower at the bottom. I like that idea because it makes the jacket a little less boxy. Are there instructions for this option in the pattern? Or is it just an optical illusion? :)

06/04/2013 Flag

No, it's an optical illusion. I like to think it makes me look thinner!

06/12/2013 Flag

This jacket is not as boxy as you might think.

08/30/2013 Flag

I love this jacket!

06/10/2013 Flag

Hi Janet, I have a question about the fabric in this jacket. I believe I remember seeing in the video that it is a Moda fabric. If I'm searching for Moda fabric that is the correct weight for the Jacket Express, what am I searching for? What does United Notions or Moda call this fabric - not the print name but this weight/suitable weight for a jacket? I'll try to post this question in the question section at the right point in the first video, in case this isn't the best place to ask. Thanks

08/20/2013 Flag

What is the finished waist measurement of the Extra large pattern?

09/23/2013 Flag