Sew Retro: The Starlet Suit Jacket
Type of item: Clothing
Style: Retro / Vintage
Jacket is a magenta raw silk lined in a pale yellow silk. I used vintage shell buttons.
What was your inspiration?
Gertie and her great sewing skills. I needed a refresher course on my long forgotten tailoring skills.
What are you most proud of?
That I finished this jacket I felt it was a real challenge for me.
What advice would you give someone starting this project?
Make a muslin first to be sure of your fit.