SIGNUP - FREE Membership and 1 FREE Sewing Lesson
| FAQ | Login
 

Forum > Pattern Modifications, Design Changes & Pattern Drafting > Sewing a jacket suitable for chemo

Please LOGIN or Join PatternReview
Go to Page:
Sewing a jacket suitable for chemo
Chemo Jacket
LynneH
star
LynneH
Ontario Canada
Member since 4/10/12
Posts: 153
Skill: Intermediate
online now
Send Message

                                                     1 Replies



Date: 1/16/14 6:23 PM

I am wondering if anyone has ever made a jacket suitable for chemo patients and if you have what pattern and modifications did you use? I have seen jackets on line with four zippered port openings in the chest and arms that provide interchangeable access if the port site changes.

Any idea's on patterns or types of material to use would be appreciated.
MegquiltsinVT

MegquiltsinVT
Member since 6/3/09
Posts: 139
Skill: Intermediate
Send Message

      
thumbsup 1 member likes this.



Date: 1/16/14 7:37 PM

What about: http://sewing.patternreview.com/SewingPatterns/VoguePatterns/index.html

Which was just reviewed... There are a lot of seam lines which could be modified to accommodate zippers.

------
Pfaff Performance 5, 796
Janome 1000cpx, 1110 dcx
Singer Featherweight, grandmother's treadle
New Home treadle

KensingtonCrab
KensingtonCrab
South Carolina USA
Member since 2/13/09
Posts: 990
Skill: Advanced Beginner
Send Message

      



In reply to LynneH
thumbsup 1 member likes this.


Date: 1/17/14 10:02 AM

Years ago a friend of mine gave me a polar fleece cape blanket type jacket. It was as if you take a length of fabric and cut up one side to the middle and add an area for the neck and then embelish the cape with pockets, fringe, whatever. I am currently getting chemo and wish I had that thing! It would be easy to access the port, would not be cumbersome and double as a little lap blanket should your body temp flucuate while receiving chemo. I see there are a few free how to's if you want to google.

------
Carpe diem!

KathySews
star
KathySews  Friend of PR
Michigan USA
Member since 10/1/06
Posts: 4240
Skill: Intermediate
Body Type:
Send Message

      
thumbsup 1 member likes this.



Date: 1/17/14 10:10 AM

Chemo Jacket Inspiration
This jacket gives an idea of where the openings should be. I kind of like the idea of a capelet or at least a looser fitting jacket in fleece or something warm
LynneH
star
LynneH
Ontario Canada
Member since 4/10/12
Posts: 153
Skill: Intermediate
online now
Send Message

      
thumbsup 1 member likes this.



Date: 1/17/14 4:49 PM

Thank you for your suggestions. I will talk to my friend and let her decide what she would like. I wanted some practical suggestions that I could give her a choice for a jacket or a shawl or capelet. I am considering fleece lined in a soft cotton.
Go to Page:
Please LOGIN or Join PatternReview

printable version Printable Version

* Advertising and soliciting is strictly prohibited on PatternReview.com. If you find a post which is not in agreement with our Terms and Conditions, please click on the Report Post button to report it. Pattern Modifications, Design Changes & Pattern Drafting >> Sewing a jacket suitable for chemo

Merchants on PR

Amulet Swim Fabrics


Poly/PBT swimwear fabric
Web site

Home Sewing Depot



Web site

Just Make it Sew


Quality Fashion Fabrics
Deals!

Patterns from the Past


vintage sewing patterns
Deals!

Nature's Fabrics


Natural & Organic Fabrics
Deals!

 
adv. search»
pattern | machine | member
        
Online Class
Serging Ahead with your 5 Thread Serger
Serging Ahead with your 5 Thread Serger

Class Details

Online Class
Perfectly Fitted Shirt
Perfectly Fitted Shirt

Class Details

Vogue Patterns 1670

photo
by: sewnotwork

Review
Other Craftsy

photo
by: sacmabell

Review
Embellishments - A CD book by Kenneth King

Embellishments - A CD book by Kenneth King

Pattern Details
SewBaby Easy to Sew Baby Layette Pattern

SewBaby Easy to Sew Baby Layette Pattern

Pattern Details

Conditions of Use | Posting Guidelines | Privacy Policy | Shipping Rates | Returns & Refunds | Contact Us | About | New To PR | Advertising

Copyright © 2016 PatternReview.com® , OSATech, Inc. All rights reserved.