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« on: July 15, 2006 12:23:12 PM »

http://s85.photobucket.com/albums/k48/hannah_montana92/?action=view&current=miley-cyrus_dot_com_hannahmontan-4.jpg&refPage=&imgAnch=imgAnch18

I really like this jacket.. but i have no clue how to make it (i'm kinda new to this.. LOL). can someone please help me?
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« Reply #1 on: July 15, 2006 10:01:09 PM »

it's just that little shrug thing over the sequined top it looks like, right?

you could find a shirt pattern similar to it and just shorten it up
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« Reply #2 on: July 17, 2006 05:53:02 PM »

What I would do is find a cheap khaki jean jacket type thing at a thrift store and cut it off at the right length and  embellish as you please..........but that's the lazy way. Oh well.
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« Reply #3 on: July 19, 2006 06:33:22 PM »

Alright, I looked around a couple of days ago for good patterns for this jacket and my internet keeps crashing, so this time I'm going to make it work! 

The pattern I found that has a good collar is:  http://www.mccallpattern.com/item/M4385.htm?tab=jackets_coats&page=3  I think other than the collar being similar to Hannah's it has nothing going for it... but hey, you take what you can get, right?  So, what you need to do w/ this pattern is use the collar part and the body, but make the body extremely short.  I would recommend either just holding the pattern pieces up to yourself and deciding how long you want to make it or make it out of something cheap and make it how you would like. 

As for the sleeves.  Try this pattern for the lower half:  http://www.mccallpattern.com/item/M5093.htm?tab=jackets_coats&page=1  I thought this one might actually be desirable.  What you want to do with this one is use the part of the sleeve that isn't puffed.  So figure out how long the puffed part will be and don't use that portion of this sleeve pattern.  I recommend not cutting the pattern piece so you can use it again if you want to - maybe make a new piece out of butcher paper or tissue so you can cut on lines.  Plus you might need a pattern to go from to make the puffed part.
For the puffed part of the sleeves, I found this link on a craftster thread:  http://www.vintagesewing.info/1940s/42-mpd/mpd-04.html#puffed  If you scroll down to where it says "Various Types of Short Puffed Sleeves" I think the 3rd one down after the writing looks closest.  That site has a lot of info, so don't get too discouraged because I think it is pretty helpful, though I haven't used any of them. 

When I'm looking for something to imitate I just go through pattern books at the fabric store or (like in this case) go to their websites and see what I can find.  They'll probably be cheaper at Jo Ann's when they have a sale.  Let me know if you have any questions, hope I can help!
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« Reply #4 on: July 20, 2006 08:41:42 AM »

thank you so much. the second pattern i found at a store and was going to buy it, but it was like 15 dollars. the collar one was really good. thanks again!
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« Reply #5 on: July 20, 2006 05:57:03 PM »

I just bought this Very Easy Vogue pattern myself -- when I saw your post, I thought it might fit the bill. The bodice is a little longer than the one you pictured,  but the collar is very similar and it has the same feel:
http://store.sewingtoday.com/cgi-bin/voguepatterns/shop.cgi?s.item.V8299=x&TI=20019&page=1
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« Reply #6 on: July 21, 2006 06:18:02 AM »

thats a cute one. i have to go find that too! thanks  Smiley!
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