I have completed the lining unit and attaching my way instead of per instructions. I don't like hand stitching and the instructions call for catching stitching the lining hem and sleeve linings by hand. I prefer to "bag" the lining and eliminates a lot of hand stitching.
I had attached one of the sleeve linings to the sleeve yesterday. I decided to try on the jacket to be sure that the sleeve lining and sleeve were hanging right. I realized at that point just how wide the sleeve was and even if I wore a sweater top under the jacket I would have more than enough sleeve room. So I have some more tweaking to do with sleeve width in the upper arm area, at wrist sleeve is okay.
I did not get to do any sewing after work last night so jacket is waiting for my undivided attention on the sewing machine.
Photos and more to follow.