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« on: December 08, 2003 11:43:36 AM »

I've been wanting to make a jacket similar to this:
here!

except in cord. i like the high collar and the snaps, can anyone think of a pattern similar, or one that could be modified a bit? thankyou!
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« Reply #1 on: December 08, 2003 12:26:39 PM »

welel, i've hada quick look on www.kwiksew.com beacuse they usually have what i'm looking for, but i couldn't really find anything similar there.

have you tried www.simplicity.com? they have funky teenage patterns that are actually quite big  Smiley
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« Reply #2 on: December 09, 2003 12:06:19 PM »

Yow, I've been looking at a jacket just like that, that Delias sells:
http://image.delias.com/delias/current/prodimg/10116_w.jpg

I hadn't thought to look for a pattern yet.  When I get around to it, I'll most likely use a plain zip up fleece jacket I have as the base pattern add that great collar.  The collar is just a stand-up rectangular piece like a pants waistband, shouldn't be too extra.

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« Reply #3 on: December 09, 2003 07:33:54 PM »

What is the pattern for your fleece jacket?

Thanks guys! I hope I'll be able to find something similar and wing it without too many tears!
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« Reply #4 on: December 10, 2003 08:31:44 AM »

I usually just use clothes I have as a pattern guide.  But looking around, I found some interesting stuff:

http://www.sewing.net/patterns/pattern.html
"Click & Sew" jacket pattern ($20)

http://www.fabricsandbuttons.com/patterns/StretchNSew/salmon_river_coat.html
princess seamed fleece jacket ($8)

The latter would be great-- the collar is even there, you'd just have to make it longer, so it could lap with a snap closure, and I'd make the zipper not go all the way up.

hope this helps!
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« Reply #5 on: December 10, 2003 08:44:07 AM »

Here's another one:
http://www.simplicity.com/design.cfm?designId=8251&design=5387

typical fleece jacket.  Just ignore that drawstring bottom.  Hopefully you can find a corduroy with some stretch-- that lighter, fine wale stuff I've used recently is fab.

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« Reply #6 on: December 10, 2003 09:27:28 PM »

thankyou susan!
next time i am at the sewing store, i'll pick up a pattern for a simple fleece jacket, and hope for the best!
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