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Jacket nr 3 for me

I love sewing jackets. It is a bit of a more complicated sew and therefore always give a satisfing feel after finishing it. I have already sewed 2 jackets last year and here is the next one: the Charlie jacket from Jalie. My first jacket was the Frida Jacket from Fibre Mood, the second is the Billie jacket (woven fabric) from Petite StitcheryThis jacket took a while to get finished. I started cutting the fabric almost a year ago. But then we moved and the fabric and pattern pieces scattered through my new sewing room. Then when I started again I had lost one of the pattern pieces (I did not cut all pattern pieces apparently) and needed to trace one pattern piece again. Then I got motivated to finish the project and I did. It is going to be great for fall when it will start to get colder, great for layering!

The fabric was hard to photograph, as from a distance you cannot tell it has stripes and the colours blend. The fabric comes from Zonen09 and are petrol and ochre combined, my two favourite colours. I already used this fabric a while ago for the bands for this sweater.
It definitely takes time to sew the jacket, especially with those welt pockets. Every time I am a bit daunted by those welt pockets, but they turn out so nice.

Again, a Jalie pattern that didn’t disappoint. I did not have to alter the pattern in any way. And the bonus is that I can sew one for our daughters as well since the pattern starts at kids size 2 (european size 92) up until women’s size 22 (european size 52).

Fabric: striped fabric comes from Zonen09
PatternCharlie jacket from Jalie
Sizing: kids sizes 2 – 13 (92-155) and women’s sizes 4 – 22 (34 – 52)
Sewing time: 4,5 hours

# Fabric this week: 0 in – 1 out (Total fabric in 2020: bought 64 new fabric – used 90 fabric – 29 scrap piece – 5 gifted fabric) – in total 64 in 124 out
# Patterns in 2020: 7 in – 12 out
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