Tuesday, December 30, 2008

Berry-liciuos wool jacket

One last sewing project before 2008 draws its last breath - a luscious berry colored wool double knit lined jacket.
  • Pattern: Simplicity 4635 - Stash (now out of print, but available in a number of places online.)
  • Jacket: Two yards wool double knit from SR Harris - Stash (purchased in 1994)
  • Lining : Silk charmeuse from Fabric Mart Fabrics - Stash (purchased in 2007)
  • Notions: Thread, interfacing, 1/4" shoulder pads, one hook and eye - Stash
  • Time: Four hours
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28 comments:

  1. Great jacket! What a nice way to end your sewing in 2008.

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  2. Absolutely beautiful!!! You make me want to hunt down that jacket pattern now that I've seen yours!

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  3. Love that jacket! Can we please see a pic of the lining?

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  4. Beautiful! I bet that's a great color for you too.

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  5. Oooh, gorgeous. I especially love the collar - great line! And great job constructing it!

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  6. Your berry-licious jacket is absolutely delicious. Love the color!

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  7. Wow what a great jacket!

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  8. Beautiful Sharon...a nice close to 2008! Mary

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  9. Ohhh Sharon this is real purty and it looks very warm!

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  10. This is so nice! I love love love the color :0)

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  11. That is absolutely gorgeous!!!

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  12. This is so incredible. Happy New Year, what a great way to end your sewing for 2008. Can't wait to see your first project of 2009

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  13. Sharon, wonderful jacket. Color - amazing. Style, one of those easy living pieces! Thanks for sharing.

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  14. OH MY, said Pooh, HOW NICE! Splendid even! Happy New Year

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  15. Oh how very beautiful! The color, jacket style and fabric are wonderful. Did you use any type of interfacing with this material?

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  16. I have another question about sewing with wool double knit. Did you use sleeve headers with this jacket?

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  17. Oooh! Beautiful!

    That is a great color. Excellent work!

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  18. Love your berry jacket.

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  19. I was hoping you'd get around to making me that pink one...maybe next year? xoxo

    Happy New Year Sharon--I truly hope this is the year we met face to face.

    PS--if I dig out a path, maybe I can join your crafty blog group. Not likely to happen, but a girl can dream.

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  20. Gorgeous jacket! Love the color!

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  21. Four hours?? Gorgeous - love the colour.

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  22. Lovely jacket. I love the color!

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  23. oh my! I believe this is the cutest thing! I need one....now!

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  24. wow! gorgeous! what a pleasure it must be to create something so sumptuous! larger projects have always intimidated me but it's on my new years goals list to get over that hurdle. :) your an inspiration

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  25. Coming out of lurkdom to say I love your jacket, especially the colour!

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