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« on: March 26, 2012 01:27:16 PM »

So I've been wanting to make a motorcycle jacket for SO long...I finally bought some black denim when the fabric store was having their 40% off sale.  Instead of keeping it classic, I used a Guatemalan tapestry to face the collar and patch the back.






I made the pattern from a 1960s motorcycle jacket I have...it's unlined, so it wasn't too hard.  Still gotta work out some issues with the sleeves, but next I'm thinking of using velvet floral tapestry as the facing. 
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« Reply #1 on: March 26, 2012 01:41:55 PM »

Normally I'd turn my nose up at things like that, those patterns make me think of rugs.... buuuut I totally adore this, it's such a nice shape and not overpowered by the patterns, it looks really well made too!... bet this would look good in a smaller version also Smiley (my rock/punk chic 5yr old would wear it to death!)
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« Reply #2 on: March 26, 2012 02:04:45 PM »

Make me one? Please?
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« Reply #3 on: March 26, 2012 02:30:01 PM »

You did a fab' job, it looks perfect. I can't wait to see the velvet version  Grin
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« Reply #4 on: March 26, 2012 04:59:30 PM »

So chic! You had a great idea, I love this kind of unexpected mix!
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« Reply #5 on: March 26, 2012 05:13:56 PM »

What a genius mix of fabrics!! This is absolutely wonderful. The fit is perfect on you too.
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« Reply #6 on: March 27, 2012 06:23:57 AM »

This is gorgeous! Love the combination of fabrics.
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« Reply #7 on: March 28, 2012 11:57:48 AM »

Oh!! I love it! Well done  Grin
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« Reply #8 on: March 28, 2012 10:04:16 PM »

The shape of this is beautiful.  I love the contrast of the color on the black, very unique and baller amazing o' doom lol.
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« Reply #9 on: March 28, 2012 11:12:39 PM »

This is awesome! Love the back!
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