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Butterick 6169 Linen Blend Moto Jacket

This moto jacket is a sewing project I began in Nov. 2015 and completed in about six weeks.  Not due to the difficulty of the pattern, but because of the multitude of other things taking place in my life severely limited my sewing time. I've been meaning to sew a moto jacket ever since the Style Arc Ziggi sew-long (two years ago!) but never made time to do so. When reviews started showing up for the Lisette Moto Jacket (Butterick 6169 ) I decided to give that one a try.   I'm glad I did!  I really like this jacket and enjoyed the sewing process. Fabric The gray metallic/linen/poly blend was purchased last year at my local Hancock Fabrics store. I wasn't 100% sure what I would make with it and am glad I waited as it was the perfect amount of fabric to test the fit of this pattern. Maybe a metallic/linen/poly blend wasn't the best choice due the propensity to wrinkle, but other than that I do like how it turned out.  Alterations I made a small (1/