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Linton Tweed Jacket

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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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Here are some details about my project:
Category Sewing
Type Clothing
Sizing Women
Style Classic
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What materials did you use? The outer fabric is a Linton Tweed, which I purchased direct from their factory. The lining is silk charmeuse. The trim is a purchased trim on top of a cotton petersham ribbon. I used a Burda pattern, as the one from the course has not arrived; however, the fit of Burda is more suitable for me.

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What are you most proud of? I am most proud of the fact I actually managed to finish this. I had already started it before I took this class.

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What advice would you give someone starting this project? The sleeves take plenty of patience, especially if you have a loose weave fabric, slippery lining and a stripe to match!

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I love your jacket and choice of fabric. It beautiful.

12/21/2013 Flag

Stunning! I admire your sewing skills.

12/23/2013 Flag

which Burda pattern did you use please ! Everything about your jacket is gorgeous !

12/23/2013 Flag

Thank you. I used Burda 7934.

12/24/2013 Flag

Your jacket is lovely. Well done

12/31/2013 Flag

Lovely jacket and gorgeous trim.

05/13/2014 Flag