Monday, 7 March 2011

In Construction:Kimono Sleeved Jacket

I am half way doing the kimono sleeved jacket from Vogue 8604 and this is what is looks so far:
I'm using the left over from the black corduroy fabric I used for my Winter Dress. The jacket has 6 buttons at the front (which I confess I'm not looking forward to sew) and is fully lined. The shell was pretty quick to assemble and I could have finished it last night, but I paced myself so as to distribute the different tasks between my different projects. The last thing I want is again having nothing to sew but 4 patterns to trace. I will probably have it finished by the weekend so will share the finished thing then.

This jacket and the next 4 or 5 projects I have going under the sewing machine are all part of my plan to use my existing pattern, fabric and habby stash. Not to say I won't buy anything new but I do want to get rid of some existing fabric remnants, etc.

Tonight I will trace!

5 comments:

  1. That looks interesting - I can't wait to see it finished. I know what you mean about distributing your tasks. I should do this!

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  2. Nice, I've wondered about this jacket. Can't wait to see your final version.

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  3. If there is still time for winter corduroy jacket, I'm anxious to see it finished.

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  4. What a lovely blog you have!

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  5. I just cut this pattern out last night. I think yours looks gorgeous already!

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