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« on: March 17, 2013 01:33:58 AM »

So, I had this old leather jacket that I bought from the fleamarket vouple years ago. It fitted me well, but it made me look like a Gestapo agent, because of the leather... I didn't use it much.

One day I was bored. Then it came to me; I should take the jacket apart, not surely knowing what to do with it Cheesy So I did, and it layed in pieces in the dresser where I store my fabrics and projects for couple of weeks.

Day before yesterday, I was at the generalstore, and saw curtains on sale. There was one with a quite cute desing so I bought it. And on my way home, I got the idea of making a jacket out of it, with the pattern made from the leatherjacket.

So here it is!


I had to do some alterations to the pattern, making it more simple. It has a padded lining that came from the leather jacket, I only made it little shorter. I left also the original tag on it, it's a fun detail Smiley


Also the buttons were from the old jacket


Here's a detail on the sleeve


C&C are welcome! Smiley
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« Reply #1 on: March 17, 2013 03:01:36 AM »

Clever idea.  I love the fabric you used.
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« Reply #2 on: March 17, 2013 06:39:56 AM »

Super! Your work looks amazing. I love the 2-tone (what a cool detail!) It all looks wow!
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« Reply #3 on: March 17, 2013 09:35:48 AM »

That's awesome!! It looks like you're ready for spring Cheesy
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« Reply #4 on: March 17, 2013 12:14:18 PM »

Great work! I looovve it! Smiley
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« Reply #5 on: March 17, 2013 11:16:23 PM »

Gorgeous!!
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« Reply #6 on: March 20, 2013 12:29:21 PM »

I like it! great fabric and fit! what will you make with the rest of the leather jacket?
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« Reply #7 on: March 20, 2013 01:48:06 PM »

Thank you all!  Smiley

I really can't decide what to do with the leftover-leather... Mayde a bag, or some accesories..? Well, it can rest on my drawer as long as it takes Smiley
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« Reply #8 on: March 22, 2013 04:46:11 AM »

Oh wow, that fabric is gorgeous! It looks amazing as a coat! Really good job!
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« Reply #9 on: March 28, 2013 01:59:22 PM »

That jacket is super cute and so well put together.  Smiley
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« Reply #10 on: March 31, 2013 05:27:55 AM »

Wow! That is beautiful!
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« Reply #11 on: April 13, 2013 09:14:35 AM »

That was such a great idea! I love it!  And the color is so beautiful
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« Reply #12 on: January 31, 2014 05:12:29 PM »

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« Reply #13 on: February 03, 2014 08:19:37 AM »

beautiful job, it looks great.
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« Reply #14 on: February 04, 2014 07:46:38 AM »

Congratulations!
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« Reply #15 on: February 20, 2014 07:08:01 PM »

Beautiful. Fits you so well. Great color and pattern.
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« Reply #16 on: April 25, 2014 11:32:34 PM »

Oh dear, I've been away from Craftster for a while, and the award came as a total surprise! Thank you all very, very much!! <3
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« Reply #17 on: May 11, 2014 03:28:32 PM »

Ahh this jacket is gorgeous!! Nice touch reusing the lining.... I will have to remember that! Congrats on your Craftster Best Of, much deserved  Smiley
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