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Chinese Pirate Jacket

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Category Sewing
Sizing Girls
Style Romantic
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What materials did you use? 100% black cotton sheeting, polyester lining and 100% cotton thread for the embroidery. the buttons were made from cord.

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What are you most proud of? All of it. It was my first attempt at free machine embroidery.

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What advice would you give someone starting this project? I was daunted at first, but was really proud of the finished wffect. I just stayed calm and went for it. This project was made with relatively cheap materials, as it would only fit a growing girl for a short length of time. I would recommend using fine wool for the coat material and experimenting with various threads to do the machine embroidery.

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I love this - what a brilliant idea!

08/25/2013 Flag

Thank you

08/30/2013 Flag

Wow, I am so amazed of your work. This pirate jacket, the embroidery on the jacket how have you made it. I wish it was me. Your say that Is a pirate jacket, but with out the sword etc. it could be beautiful., high hills , slim trousers at a party. Further more you are so productive with all your quilts. Lillian Denmark

08/30/2013 Flag