Coat Sewalong

Blog Posts

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Announcing the Jackie Coat Sewalong

My Jackie Coat Variation Ideas

1.PREPPING FOR SEWING THE JACKIE COAT

Janelle – Choosing and prewashing fabric and lining.

Janelle – Choosing and washing interfacing. 

Janelle – Recommended Interfacing for Jackie Coat

Lena/Iconic Patterns – Pattern Hack! Patch Pockets 

Janelle – Pattern Hack! Lengthening the Sleeves*

Janelle – Pattern Hack! Lengthening the Coat*

Janelle – Changing to centre front opening and adjusting collar points

Janelle – Matching interfacing to your fabric.*Make sure you read these posts along with the post about Proportions

Maria – Printing your pattern.

Maria – Does Size Matter?

Maria – Proportions

2. GETTING STARTED

Maria – If you need a roll shoulder/forward shoulder adjustment

Janelle – Cutting out pattern, fusing interfacing

3. DOING THE TRICKY STUFF

Janelle – Bound buttonholes.

Maria – Welt pockets.

4. SEWING THE JACKET TOGETHER

Janelle -Sleeves and assembling your jacket

Janelle – Buttonhole Facings

Maria – Collar, Facings and Lining

5. LINING

Janelle – Doing the Lining. (Bagging the lining) and hem

6. FINISHING

Janelle – Buttons and some tips about buttons on coats

7. OUR FINISHED COATS!

Maria – Vibrant Winter Warmth

jackie-hair-done
Vibrant Orange Jackie

Janelle – Classic Jackie

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Classc Beige Jackie

8. LINK UP POST – YOUR COATS

Linky party to enter your make for super prizes – closes 31 October 2014.

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