Sewing during the weekend

Saturday and Sunday I was able to get some sewing in. Again I have taken a simple pattern and added some degree of difficulty-adding a lining, using the Hong Kong seam finish, and a really difficult/ravelly fabric as well. I do love a challenge.

All seams are finally completed. I love the Hannah Silk Ribbon I used for the seam bindings. The ribbons are on the bias and the colors are like ombre in that they go from a shade of green, fading into a lighter or darker shade. Some of the ribbons have some rose and purple shades blended in as well.
I like the fit of this jacket. The back pleat is a nice feature and design for this jacket. Here is a photo of the jacket on Alma Marie.


And here is the back pleat:


You can go here to see a few more photos of the jacket in progress

Comments

  1. Gorgeous. Can't wait to see it finished!

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  2. Love this fabric, Linda, and I think I really like the back pleat, it doesn't look too full so that there's lots of fabric billowing around the hips.

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  3. The jacket is lovely and great color and love the pleat.

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  4. This looks wonderful. I had to go look at the pattern again - it had never grabbed me, but your version looks so cute. Love the fabric.

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  5. Great looking jacket. I love a challenge too. The added Hong Kong seams makes this jacket special and unique.

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  6. Linda .- this jacket already has very good .... did you see a good job with the seams-hong kong. greetings. Paco

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