Created by: jenyjenny
Project

My First Try at the Islander Jacke

What are you most proud of? I learned a lot in this class! The pattern fits almost any size, and I look forward to another project. Thanks to everyone for all your creative variations, they were inspiring! What advice would you give someone starting this project? Janet Pray is a fantastic teacher and her sense of style is amazing. Take her advice!

You Can Make This

jenyjenny made My First Try at the Islander Jacke with:

Sew Better, Sew Faster: Garment Industry Secrets

Online Class

Sew Better, Sew Faster: Garment Industry Secrets

with Janet Pray

  • I used a type of fabric that was not recommended: a sheer lightweight polyester burn-out fabric that has been in my stash for at least 10 years. It had a puckery finish to begin with and it was hard to get the interfacing to adhere without scorching the fabric. But I had this purple Ralph Lauren dress I thought would look good with it
  • and in Florida you don't really need a jacket out of heavy material. I didn't put buttons on the front flaps
  • and although I cut out the pieces for the welt pockets

Project Description

What are you most proud of? I learned a lot in this class! The pattern fits almost any size, and I look forward to another project. Thanks to everyone for all your creative variations, they were inspiring! What advice would you give someone starting this project? Janet Pray is a fantastic teacher and her sense of style is amazing. Take her advice!

Q&A with jenyjenny

Foxy24 asked:
Lovely work! Looks great with your dress.
jenyjenny answered:
Thank you Foxy!
cnilsson asked:
Awesome, really nice to see people use different materials to give a garment a completely different look
jenyjenny answered:
Thanks for your positive feedback!
merrymurp10573887 asked:
Looks great!
jenyjenny answered:
thank you merry :)
danielle99 asked:
Super cute and unique...and looks like you got the fit just perfect!
jenyjenny answered:
Thank you for your very kind comments!