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1  CLOTHING / Clothing: Completed Projects: General / Re: Yohji Yamamoto Jacket from free pattern on: March 31, 2006 06:48:25 AM
Hi Lotta55lotta.

To answer your question - yes I think my fabric is the type that holds well. It's not really "sturdy", but it hardly gets any creases, and it drapes nicely.
Also keep in mind that for the collar part the fabric is folded in two.

As for the lining - I initially wanted to line it but gave up bc. I made a mistake and couldn't be bothered anymore at the time.
Anyway, the way I started it was by cutting a piece of lining following the back piece pattern, with shorter sleeves. In my enthusiasm I cut out the dart at the back, when I should have just made it into a tuck...  Undecided
I don't really have experience with lining, so I would actually be interested to hear what others have to say!

Good luck with your jacket!

**Edited to add a big thank you to everyone for all the nice comments! (sorry for the delay.. Smiley)
2  CLOTHING / Clothing: Completed Projects: General / Re: Yohji Yamamoto Jacket from free pattern on: January 08, 2006 05:17:19 AM
Well, here I am finally posting my first pics!
I made the jacket last September but only took pics today.
(Sorry about the pic of the backside, with the messed collar..!)

It's made in a bulky wool blend fabric, and as I couldn't find a big snap I bought this clutch which happened to suit perfectly.
Because the fabric wasn't stretchy at all, I made two small pleats on each sleeve when sewing.
Thanks everyone for the inspiration!




3  CLOTHING / Clothing: Completed Projects: General / Re: *Blumarine style------------>PINK DRESS* on: January 07, 2006 07:46:03 AM
Very, very nice!!
4  CLOTHING / Clothing for Kids: Completed Projects / Re: Geeky Onesies on: January 07, 2006 07:34:53 AM
Love these!
Is that your label attached there? - I like that! How did you make it?
5  CLOTHING / Clothing: Completed Projects: General / Re: Encircle top on: January 07, 2006 07:30:51 AM
Love it!
Makes me wish I had a dressform to play with!
6  CLOTHING / Clothing: Completed Projects: General / Re: Narrow skirt with gathered waist darts on: January 04, 2006 12:15:05 AM
Your skirt looks smart and sophisticated, I wouldn't add a thing.
Be sure to show us the final version too  Smiley!!
7  OCCASIONS AND HOLIDAYS / Winter Holidays / Re: stuffed moose! *tutorial added* on: December 26, 2005 02:48:21 AM
Really beautiful! I love both the beige and the red ones!! Wink
8  KNITTING / Knitting: Completed Projects / Re: crazy christmas hat. . . on: December 26, 2005 02:25:23 AM
Hat looks great!
I think it would make a very nice Xmas tree also in soft cushion version (stuffed)!
9  CLOTHING / Designer Clothing Homage / Re: missoni &petro zillia makes a good combo for a homecoming dress on: November 04, 2005 03:57:29 PM
Yes your dress looks soooo good!!
The thing that surprises me most is the colour/texture combination.
The brown satin and the red print fabric are two things I would never see together, but you matched them top-designer style!!
Congratulations, and thanks for the inspiration.
10  CLOTHING / Clothing: Completed Projects: General / Re: Oooh champers, darling! on: September 15, 2005 08:12:45 AM
Great use of colour hues and textures! It looks both classy and hip, I love the overall match (clothes, shoes, hairstyle, makeup).
You have STYLE!
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