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« on: October 01, 2013 01:06:18 PM »






This is a summer jacket I made for last season. It started out with a pattern but I made a lot of alterations along the way. It does look a little short on me (I'm a tall girl from Holland) but in general I do like the way it turned out. The colourfull fabric is from the Albert Cuyp market in Holland, at 5 dollar a metre, a real bargain. It used to be a more exensive fabric, but due to a little weave error it was this low a price:) Happy me.

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« Reply #1 on: October 01, 2013 01:19:57 PM »

It is such a striking fabric...and it looks very expensive--rich color, nice tight weave to the fabric.

The details are very nice and do not overwhelm the fabric...classic design but modern fabric!

Excellent work...

Is it lined?

Are those bound  buttonholes down the front? It is hard to tell but the stitching on them look like different colors?
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« Reply #2 on: October 01, 2013 02:11:04 PM »

It's beautiful  Smiley
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« Reply #3 on: October 01, 2013 02:15:10 PM »

It's beautiful and you did an amazing job!
Prachtig!
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« Reply #4 on: October 07, 2013 04:24:46 PM »

Looks very well done...LOVE the colours!!  Grin
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« Reply #5 on: November 05, 2013 07:47:35 AM »

Outstanding costume, very beautiful colors attracted much attention.
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« Reply #6 on: November 05, 2013 09:31:21 AM »

very eye catching, you must be turning heads when you wear it!!
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« Reply #7 on: November 27, 2013 04:16:28 PM »

Beautiful jacket! You were lucky to snatch such a bargain, as fabric looks very unusual and eye catching..
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« Reply #8 on: January 21, 2014 12:34:22 PM »

Love this jacket, the fabric totally looks like spring!  and it reminds me of all the gorgeous flower carts that you see on the street in Holland Grin
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« Reply #9 on: January 23, 2014 06:46:05 AM »

This is STUNNING. I love the pattern on that fabric, I thought you had hand painted a jacket at first! Beautiful
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