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My First French 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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What materials did you use? Wool mix outer from Sydney store and crepe de chine from Emma One Sock lining

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What are you most proud of? Finishing the project and enjoying every minute of hand sewing.

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What advice would you give someone starting this project? Plan and read and understand your fabric.

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Now with trim added. Definitely needed trim!

05/26/2014 Flag

This looks even better now. Good choice of trim.

05/28/2014 Flag

Thank you. I realise I am very conservative in my sewing and need to step out and try embellishments more often. Thank you for your encouragement. I hope you have more courses as I love your style and demonstrations.

05/29/2014 Flag

Beautifully done and the matching of the plaid is exceptional. Enjoy wearing your stunning jacket.

06/26/2014 Flag

Thank you. It was so much fun to make. I've now started a second jacket.

06/27/2014 Flag

Exceptional work. Adore the surprise lining. Matching is very precise. Be very proud of your achievement. I hope mine turns out just as well. Fxx

04/27/2015 Flag