Wednesday, July 12, 2006
My Oriental Jacket
This is a jacket that I made in a class about a month ago. The pattern is called Mismatched Jacket. I love oriental style fabrics and have been collecting it for a while. When I saw this jacket, my orientals called to me. The original jacket has a typical quilters' binding on the collar but I when Istarted to put my binding on the japanese writing ran right down the front and around the collar and I knew I couldn't turn that to the inside. SEW.. I fiddled with it so that the collar stands up like a Mandarin Collar and the Japanese writing can be seen runnning down the front facing. I don't know what it says but I hope it says "FINALLY FINISHED A PROJECT IN LESS THAN 6 MONTHS" :)!!!
The pics are not close and I will try to add others showing more detail. I have done some beading on it but the consensus is that it is not enuf ( is it ever enuf???!!) So I will take a few more pictures when I am done.
This little jacket is perfect for the office during the summer with the AIR CONDITIONING BATTLE between myself and the BIG BOSS. He is Lebanese and always HOT, I am Irish and always FREEZING unless it is is 80 or above. I was pleased with the result and will probably make a couple more. The jacket, once cut only takes about an hour or so to make.
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