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« Reply #50 on: July 06, 2005 11:51:41 AM »

It's nice to see so many wonderful finished pieces!

I came home from Boston to my late Grandmother's Kenmore sewing machine.  It will be a great improvement over my cheap White machine and it even does simple monograms.  I'll be going overseas for a few weeks soon, so I might not get a chance to use it much before I go (weep!).
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« Reply #51 on: September 10, 2005 03:37:24 PM »

Hi everyone, it's been so long!  The summer was sooo hot that I couldn't bear to make jackets, so I made bags.  I just started my sewing/pattern-drafting classes today - Ladies Suit Jackets.  I plan on making Vogue 8087.
We will learn to construct a tailored ladies jacket using industrial sewing techniques, I'm so excited.



I will update my progress.
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« Reply #52 on: September 11, 2005 10:54:20 AM »

hey there Smiley! love the designer jacket on the first page, v. detailed! i'm in the process of makin a jacket. i say process because i cant finish it cos i hav no lining...(i'm a pennyless 16yr old with a bad shoppin habit) i made it without a pattern from the shop (because that costs money too, i only got the fabric cos it was for sale for 2) i drew up my own on newspapers. it looks a bit dodgy at the mo, pins everywhere, needs ironin...

The front: http://www.craftster.org/pictures/data/500/39786Front_of_Jacket_2.jpg[/img]
It will hav a brown button on the front when finished.

The back: http://www.craftster.org/pictures/data/500/39786Back_of_Jacket.jpg[/img]

P.S. does anyone know the difference of a blazer an a jacket? jus wonderin Huh



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mayerlove
« Reply #53 on: October 19, 2005 07:27:35 AM »

i have a love for jackets, and now i need to make one! i bought a pattern a long time ago, but i never made one. now i have to.
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« Reply #54 on: November 04, 2005 10:46:44 AM »

WoW!!  Shocked I was going to say I loff the oriental one, but yours are FAB!! I really like the blue one!! You're after my heart!

I like to take patterns and make them mine too!!

I may have to go get this one, if I do I'll come back and let you know right away!!

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« Reply #55 on: November 14, 2005 09:38:34 AM »

I'm almost finished my jacket(s) and am so excited.  I just love my class!  I know now never to interface a front of a jacket(only facing pieces).  That is why my blue jacket turned out all ripply.  Also I know why the sleeves look crappy.  I tried to stabilize the fabric because it was a stretch woven.  Doing tailored jackets from woven natural materials really turn out the best.  I will post my jackets when completed.

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« Reply #56 on: January 04, 2006 02:31:14 PM »

OK, I started my jacket over 6 months ago and then stuffed it into a Tesco plastic bag for several months. Now I've got it out and have almost finished it. Shame school starts again in the morning.
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« Reply #57 on: January 17, 2006 10:53:55 PM »

Blazer is usually part of a set (like a suit) and a jacket is outerwear for warmer weather.
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mayerlove
« Reply #58 on: January 18, 2006 10:19:42 AM »

i finally started working on my blazer again, and the coller is giving me hell. i cant make it lay flat where the points come together. any help?
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« Reply #59 on: January 18, 2006 10:22:01 AM »

did you understitch?  Also pounding it with the clapper helps.
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