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« on: April 14, 2013 03:57:24 AM »


This little jacket is made from fabric repurposed from the lining of a very old dress I found in a thrift shop. The tulle trim was found in a craft store and just happened to match the vintage fabric perfectly.

Didn't use a pattern. I just took a few measurements, sketched out how the pieces should look on paper, then drew my pattern directly on the fabric with chalk and cut it out.  
 

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« Reply #1 on: April 14, 2013 06:56:46 AM »

No pattern?? Really? I think it's great. Good job!
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« Reply #2 on: April 15, 2013 05:50:11 PM »

No pattern?? Really? I think it's great. Good job!

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Yep, with something like this you can get away with not making a pattern because the shapes are simple. After working on a few projects you have an idea of what the pieces should look like before you sew them together. If I had wanted to add darts or a certain sleeve shape then I probably would've made a paper pattern first.
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« Reply #3 on: April 25, 2013 11:00:48 AM »

Pretty pretty pretty!
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« Reply #4 on: April 25, 2013 06:50:13 PM »

This is so pretty!
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« Reply #5 on: April 26, 2013 01:03:20 PM »

Perfect piece. You make it sound so easy.
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« Reply #6 on: April 29, 2013 07:47:55 AM »

This is gorgeous! I can't believe you made it out of a lining!
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