A Crafts Community For Craft Ideas & DIY Projects - Craftster.org
Help | About | Contact | Press | Advertise | Terms | Site Map
Welcome, Guest.
Please login or register.
Random Tip: Join us for fun, contests and discussions on Craftster's Facebook page!
Total Members: 296,721
Currently Running With Scissors:
753 Guests and 32 Users
Home Craftster Community Crafting Articles Craft Tutorials My Craftster Crafting Calendar City Guides Craft Shop


Pages: 1 2 [3]  All
Jump to page:
  Show Images Only     Send this topic  |  Print  |  Bookmark  
Topic: Spotty / Woodland autumn jacket (lotsa pics)  (Read 2957 times)
Tags for this thread: coat  Add new tag
Share the love... Pin it Submit to reddit add to Wists
1+
 
iheartcapnhook
« Reply #20 on: September 08, 2008 07:25:16 PM »

I love the fabric.  I love the jacket.  I love the wee one.
THIS ROCKS   Logged

StacyCK
« Reply #21 on: September 08, 2008 07:55:44 PM »

I love the style of that jacket and it looks so nice constructed with that fabric.  It looks adorable on your little one, too!
THIS ROCKS   Logged
vegbee
Tutorial Contributor

Offline Offline

Posts: 2315
Joined: 05-Jan-2006

tip-toeing though the pixels


View Profile WWW
« Reply #22 on: September 08, 2008 09:22:24 PM »

oooh, great fabric!  And the style is so good!  you should keep at it until it becomes just as you hope (then you can share with us!  Cheesy). 
THIS ROCKS   Logged

Eliea
Tutorial Contributor

Proverbs 31:13 "She seeketh wool, and flax, and worketh willingly with her hands."
Offline Offline

Posts: 10463
Joined: 09-Aug-2006


View Profile WWW available for personal swaps
« Reply #23 on: September 09, 2008 07:05:10 AM »

I just emailed the url to my mom so she could see your jacket. She's planning to make something simillar for my 2 year old sis. It's so cute and if you didn't make it reversible I bet it would be a simple project.
Would love to know if you made the pattern yourself or bought it somewhere. Smiley

Made the pattern myself, it wasn't that hard.  Reversible actually makes it easier for me because I don't have to deal with the dreaded binding around curves and I can hide ugliness inside!  Wink

oooh love it!! such clever closures, so great!

Closures... again, easier for me as I don't like getting my head around overlapping plackets!

Oh I love it. It's gorgeous. As is your little girl Smiley I really need to work out how to make reversible clothing, my toddler is so mucky it would be ideal. Any hints links, patterns on reversible clothing would be much appreciated Smiley

I've never used a pattern for doing reversible things, the most important thing (and hardest without a pattern or tute) is figuring out the last possible point when you can attach them before it's too late (i.e. you need to be able to sew them together right sides in and then flip)!  Many a time I have sewn each side further than the 'point of no return' and realised there was no way to attach them!

So you pretty much cut two of the same thing, sew each independantly to the point where you need to attach them, attach them, and then finish the final result.  Something like this jacket which is split down the front is actually pretty easy to reverse, especially if you do a binding at hem and sleeve instead of hemming.  Binding is generally your friend (I didn't think I would ever say that!) when doing reversible things, technically speaking you could make 2 of anything and attach them together with binding at neck, sleeve and hem.

Once you do one reversible thing, you'll get your head around doing others!  Maybe try a simple skirt first?
binding really is awesome! Thanks so much for the reply. I've got a pattern I made for my sis I think will work great for this. Now to find some more cute fabric!
« Last Edit: September 09, 2008 07:05:53 AM by Eliea » THIS ROCKS   Logged
industrioushead
« Reply #24 on: September 12, 2008 10:50:03 AM »

Wonderful colors and so cute!
THIS ROCKS   Logged
italia_rican_520
Offline Offline

Posts: 207
Joined: 30-Aug-2007

Crafting in the world of Deanna, Mike and Ariel.


View Profile
« Reply #25 on: September 12, 2008 12:06:43 PM »

Love the fabric, the cut, the handiwork, everything! Even the little girl...oh so cute!

I am just swooning over all of the adorable grown up, bit still child-like jackets that have been appearing on craftster lately.

THIS ROCKS   Logged
Munora
« Reply #26 on: September 23, 2008 07:25:03 AM »

I love this jacket. I would definitely buy the pattern. The fabric is great too.
THIS ROCKS   Logged

It's not what you know, but what you do with what you know that is important.
111diana777
« Reply #27 on: September 23, 2008 12:34:28 PM »

LOVE it!!!  now you need a matching one for Mommy!, LOL
THIS ROCKS   Logged
Threads you might like:
Pages: 1 2 [3]  All Jump to page:
  Send this topic  |  Print  |  Bookmark  
 
Jump to:  



only results with images
include swap threads
advanced search



your ad could be here!

How-To Videos
How to Make a Duct Tape Christmas Stocking
How to Make a Duct Tape Christmas Tree Ornament
How to Make a Duct Tape Holiday Wallet
How to Make a Duct Tape Holiday Ornament
How to Crochet a Circle
Latest Blog Articles
Tute Tuesday: Art Pen Case
Sock It To Me!
Meatless Monday: Kale and Edamame Salad

Comparison Shopping




Support Craftster
Become a
Friend of Craftster

Buy Craftster Swag
Buy Craft Supplies
Comparison Shopping

Craftster heartily thanks the following peeps...
Moderators

Follow Craftster...






Powered by MySQL Powered by PHP Powered by SMF 1.1.11 | SMF © 2006-2009, Simple Machines LLC
SimplePortal 2.3.5 © 2008-2012, SimplePortal
Valid XHTML 1.0! Valid CSS!

Copyright ©2003-2014, Craftster.org an Internet Brands company.