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Metallic Gold Jacket with Statement Sleeves ~ Vogue 1667 Pattern Review

The moment this pattern was released I knew I wanted to sew the jacket. I was in love with those sleeves! And sewing it out of a metallic gold fabric makes me love it even more.  The statement sleeves are what attracted me to the pattern, a lot of fullness and an open slit starting near the elbow. The pattern is Vogue 1667 . When it was first released I thought the pattern for the red pants was included, but it is not. The pattern for the pants with the button front trim is Vogue 9282 .  I do wish that information had been included on the pattern envelop as it would have saved me the trouble of enduring the super slow Vogue website while I searched for the pattern.  Boy, do I sound lazy or what?!? :-) The jacket pattern is rated Average and fabric suggestions are crepe, gabardine, and men's suiting. My gold/black metallic fabric is a crepe purchased from SR Harris on one of my recent visits to Minnesota. The jacket is partially lined, with a notched collar, front button