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The Iconic Tweed Jacket

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Burda 02-2013-107 French Boucle 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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Category Sewing
Type Clothing
Sizing Women
Style Traditional, Classic
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What materials did you use? Cotton/rayon boucle, silk dupioni, braid trim, Burda pattern 02-2013-107

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What are you most proud of? I loved learning the quilted lining technique.

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What advice would you give someone starting this project? Follow Lorna's steps carefully and you will be thrilled with what you've created. Fabric selection is key. A lofty boucle works best so that the quilting stitches sink in and become invisible.

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Wow what more can I say,looks store bought !

03/08/2014 Flag

Gosh, you really are fabulous at sewing. I love the shaping you have done here.

11/05/2014 Flag

Absolutely stunning jacket! Your choices of pattern, fabric as well as your ability to properly fit the jacket are brilliant. Did you make your own custom trim? If so, it is a wonderful touch!

04/13/2015 Flag

Beautifully done. Very feminine. I have not taken this class. How did you make the closure for this jacket? Is that covered in the class?

07/01/2015 Flag

I used jacket hooks inserted between the boucle and lining fabrics. I don't believe Lorna covers this in her class however it is very easy to do and the most professional looking method without having to attempt buttonholes.

07/03/2015 Flag