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Purple/Copper Brocade Jacket

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Category Sewing
Type Clothing
Sizing Women
Style Romantic, Traditional
Cheryl Lemmons on craftsy.com

What materials did you use? Dark purple brocade with copper embroidery from Mood fabrics, purple china silk lining, pro-weft medium weight interfacing.

Cheryl Lemmons on craftsy.com

What are you most proud of? The way it fits and the professionally made look.

Cheryl Lemmons on craftsy.com

What advice would you give someone starting this project? Use couture techniques whenever possible. I didn't underline this particular jacket, and I wish I had. I did install a full lining, including sleeves, so it feel great to wear. It would have been nice to catch-stitch all the seam allowances (they do behave fairly well, though).

Cheryl Lemmons on craftsy.com

Oh Cheryl this jacket is absolutely stunning! I can imagine how you must feel when you're wearing this. It looks so regal and the colour is divine!

03/25/2013 Flag

Thank you, Chris! Found the fabric at Mood Fabrics online store. Thought I was going to lose it to one of my daughters. And I nearly sold it to a lady in the airport. Fun!

04/06/2013 Flag

beauty full is just like the coat i try design - is there pattern for it! I love what you did !!

04/29/2013 Flag

Thank you so much. The pattern is New Look A6162. I did ruffle the collar and raised the back neckline. I also included a full lining.

05/01/2013 Flag

Lovely!! I am also curious as to whether this is someone's dream-child or their is a pattern for it?

12/31/2013 Flag

SO SORRY Cheyl, I I didn't give YOU appropriate credit for the stunning coat!! It truly is lovely, and I see the pattern # above Thank You.

12/31/2013 Flag

Wow! This is incredible! Gorgeous fabric and beautifully made.

04/18/2014 Flag

Thank you so much. And it's so fun to wear.

04/25/2014 Flag