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|Vogue Patterns: 8333 (MISSES'/MISSES' PETITE JACKET) - Type:Coat/Jacket |
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|Posted on:||12/28/12 9:12 AM |
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|Pattern Rating:||Highly Recommend |
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|Available for sale on PR: $18.75 (See envelope) |
|Fabric:||Corduroy [See other projects in this fabric]|
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|Pattern Description: |
Lined, partially interfaced jacket with princess seams and shoulder pads. Instructions are included for hand tailored collar and lapels, hand buttonholes, novelty in-seam pockets with pleats.
View A has instructions for couture construction, while view B has instructions for high end ready-to-wear construction. I made view B.
6-22. I made a 14.
Did it look like the photo/drawing on the pattern envelope once you were done sewing with it?
Yes, my jacket generally looked like the one in the picture. My fabric doesn't lay as smoothly. Perhaps I don't have the fit done correctly. Also, I used a corduroy which may be a bit heavy for the jacket.
My sleeves look like there was a lot of extra fabric because the sleeve head is visibly gathered. I put the sleeves in twice and this was the best I could get it.
Were the instructions easy to follow?
I really liked the instructions. If I didn't understand what the words were saying, often the picture could help. I got lost at step 46 (under the heading 'finish the lining'). After step 47, I had stitched the entire bottom hem, but later, while finishing the sleeves, it appeared that I needed the bottom hem to be open. I think this is more due to my fatigue with the pattern rather than the pattern itself. I loved the instructions and learned a lot while constructing this jacket.
What did you particularly like or dislike about the pattern?
I liked the look of the jacket and I especially liked that the instructions were written by Claire Shaeffer. After finishing the jacket, I felt like I had taken a course in making a jacket. It was an educational experience!
I used a aubergine corduroy.
Pattern alterations or any design changes you made:
I didn't do the keyhole buttonholes just because I felt like I'd been working on the jacket a long time and I was anxious to finish. I lengthened the jacket and sleeves by 2". I wouldn't lengthen the sleeves next time because they are too long (I've just folded them up to the vent button). Other than that, I didn't change anything else.
Would you sew it again? Would you recommend it to others?
Yes, I would like to sew this again with a nicer fabric and work on the fit more. I will be using the collar technique for other jackets because it was so easy and gave a beautiful result.
This is a great pattern for anyone interested in expanding their sewing skills. I think this style looks classic and since it won't go out of fashion any time soon, it is well worth the time spent.
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