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4829 revresible jacket

Name 4829 revresible jacket
Status finished
Started Apr 1, 2020
Completed Sep 16, 2020
Progress 100 %
Privacy public
Notes Finally!!
This jacket was a BIG job. I started already in the spring and had to take a break for 3 months. The plans also had to be changed a couple of times. The jacket is again reversible and three-layered to keep wind and water out.
For some reason a black collar was too short but fortunately I had a extra fabric in hood which I was not cut off. With that, I figured out how to get the reversible hood attached and put it inside the collar as well. There are two buttons – hood and collar.
The black side of the front decoration went rewritten because I was not happy after sewing several times the bias-tape. Fabric went wrinkled. I had to even change fabric on the top of front but luckily I had fabric left. (So invention hat on the head).
Last winter I lost 3 reflectors so I had to figured it out how to keep the reflector in place.
I left the hem of the jacket open to allow the fabrics to settle better.
The pockets also had to be carefully considered so that they would also function as a inside pocket on both sides.
The buttons are silver but look a little reddish in the pictures. There were originally D-rings on the backs but I didn't like it anymore so I switched them to buttons.

Users Comments

  • Mirja Liehunen

    Thank you, Jane.

  • Jane

    Looks amazing! I admire the way you pushed through all of your difficulties. As winter comes I hope you get to wear it proudly. Bravo!

  • Mirja Liehunen

    Thank you Catlady Tannie.

  • Catlady Tannie

    Graag gedaan!

  • Mirja Liehunen

    Thank you Maria and désirée. Maria, yes, I was very pleased and happy when the jacket was completed.

  • désirée boutault

    un travail de patience ,recompensé par l'aboutissement apres plusieurs mois
    bravo pour tout ce beau travail le resultat est superbe

  • Maria

    What patience you have to stick with this through all the tricky sections!
    Hopefully such a bespoke jacket will make you feel good (and pleased with your achievement) as the cold weather sets in.

  • Catlady Tannie

    Mirja, you have done a great job with this jacket.

  • Mirja Liehunen

    Thank you, Michele.

  • Michele Pretorius

    Wow you did a great job