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Jacket with less fullness

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Category Quilting
Type Clothing
Style Romantic
Deb Cavanaugh on craftsy.com

What was your source for this quilting project? Online Photo or Website
Name of website or photo Design It, Quilt It: Free-Form Techniques

Deb Cavanaugh on craftsy.com

What materials did you use? Pale denim lightweight with dark denim blue stitching. Judy Mathison Quilt as you go Log Cabin Jacket and straight collar change

Deb Cavanaugh on craftsy.com

What are you most proud of? I bought the pattern in 1985 and was able to walk right to it. The jacket is comfortable, fits well, and can be worn in my life for so many of my activities. I am so pleased with it's outcome. I have come full circle. I started quilting with clothing and now am back to it. But this jacket doesn't look like something that could be made at home..

Deb Cavanaugh on craftsy.com

What advice would you give someone starting this project? If you haven't taken Cindy's class, take it. It is amazing how easy it is do design and do quilting designs that look so complex yet they are simple lines.

Deb Cavanaugh on craftsy.com

I can honestly say I've never seen anything like it! It's amazing! Stunning! Beautiful!

12/02/2012 Flag

And then I tell you to do it and have fun........This ia amazing!!!! I love it.

12/24/2012 Flag

WOW! Did you quilt the fabric and then make the jacket or vice versa?

01/14/2013 Flag

The pieces of the jacket are quilted first. I put an outline of the piece on the fabric and then add at least an inch all the way around. The quilting causes the piece to pull up. And if I am going to wash it before cutting out the piece, I allow an extra 2" all the way around each pattern piece.

01/17/2013 Flag

gees! that's amazing work

03/22/2013 Flag

So charming and classy. Do you use long arm or DSM? If DSM, do you use a regulator? What thread?

09/13/2013 Flag