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The Iconic Tweed Jacket taught by Lorna Knight

Make a lasting style statement: Sew a couture tweed jacket with an elegant quilted lining, custom trim and weighted chain.

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What materials did you use? Boucle from linton. I do not remember fiber, I have had material over a year. Lining is silk dupioni.

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What are you most proud of? How every thing came together. Wondered at times if it would.

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What advice would you give someone starting this project? I spent as much time listening to lessons as sewing. Could not have done without the feed back and reading others questions.

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Beautiful jacket. I am glad to hear that the class had good instructions. I have the boucle in my stash, but have always been terrified to take on this iconic jacket. Thank you for your post.

03/19/2014 Flag

This is lovely and the trim you have created is perfect. Thank you for showing us your finished jacket.

03/20/2014 Flag

This is a beautiful jacket! Did you make the fringe from the fabric, and if so, how did you do it?

04/24/2014 Flag

I was lucky, the fabric already had fringe on side. One side was larger than the other, so just enough for single row of fringe. I cut it off allowing about two inches, I zig zag close to fringe. Then turned under raw edge and sewed to jacket. Braid was put on top. I ordered two different fabrics from Linton, only this one had ready made fringe. I thought Linton was easy to order from, they would probably be helpful about which fabrics have fringe.

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