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Pattern Reviews> Butterick> 5931 (Misses'/Women's Jacket)

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Posted on:3/22/14 2:42 AM
Pattern Size:Plus-Sized 
Project Photo:Butterick: 5931 by blissing

Butterick: 5931 by blissing  Butterick: 5931 by blissing  
Pattern Photo:Butterick 5931
Butterick Pattern Info
Pattern Rating:Recommend, with Modifications
Review Rating: Helpful by 2 people    Very Helpful by 4 people   
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Available for sale on PR: $19.95 (See envelope) Click to Buy
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Fabric:Denim  [See other projects in this fabric]
Pattern Sizing: I made the 3x. Pattern is for xxl to 6x (Connie Crawford sizing)

Did it look like the photo/drawing on the pattern envelope once you were done sewing with it? Yes

Were the instructions easy to follow? Yes

What did you particularly like or dislike about the pattern? I like that it came in my size! The sleeves were set strangely and were short, like the photo on the pattern, but I thought they'd be longer given I don't have model length arms.

Fabric Used: Black stretch denim in a strange 50" width.

Pattern alterations or any design changes you made: I top-stitched in areas not indicated; trimmed the sides down below waist to fit my apple shape better.

Would you sew it again? Would you recommend it to others? Yes, I will sew it again as I plan on making a goretex jacket for next fall.

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frame said...
Nice jacket. Did you have to lengthen the sleeves?
3/22/14 8:34 AM
Dynamo said...
Great Jacket!
3/22/14 10:33 AM
PaulineN said...
It does look like a classic you'll wear often. Nice!
3/22/14 10:50 AM
supizoo said...
Very nice. Classical and modern in the one bundle.
3/22/14 12:36 PM
LoriMinnesota said...
Very cute pattern and looks good on you...inspires me to try a jacket. (Zippers still scare me!)
3/24/14 1:11 AM
blissing said...
I didn't lengthen the sleeves because I assumed they'd be long enough--I never have the problem of too short sleeves in RTW! I'll leave them as they are in this version. Thanks for the comments! The zipper instructions were not the greatest, IMO, so I just made it work on my own.
3/26/14 3:06 PM
AllNewtoMe said...
Nice job! I'm working on a Connie Crawford pattern now and the sleeve is SO SHORT! I think it's a CC thing.
4/8/14 10:15 PM
KathySews said...
Fantastic. That is a great jacket
4/9/14 8:34 AM
michellep74 said...
Nice jacket!
4/9/14 3:21 PM
mastdenman said...
Nice jacket. I may have to get this pattern.
4/9/14 9:28 PM
AdaH said...
Very nice job. Thanks for the heads up on the short sleeves.
4/24/14 11:18 AM
MrsCharisma said...
Very nice jacket! I love "strange 50" width" lol!
4/24/14 11:59 AM
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