Still Nippy, Sew Here’s a Jacket

We’ve had a few warm days in northern Indiana but for the most part it’s still Nippy.

Still a little frosty in the morning

Still a little frosty in the morning

There are little signs of spring popping up. Yeah, a little crocus flower.

There are little signs of spring popping up. Yeah, a little crocus flower.

Seizing the perfect opportunity to use up some embossed faux fur that was in the stash, I decided to make a jacket using a factory remnant of Simplicity 1758 view A.

I was able to buy just the 1 jacket pattern (original has 4 styles). The trade off for the $.97 Walmart price was it came without instructions. Well it had instructions but they were for a apron!

I was able to buy just the 1 jacket pattern (original has 4 styles). The trade off for the $.97 Walmart price was it came without instructions. Well it had instructions but they were for an apron!

I was a little confused about this armhole but the great customer service lady at Simplicity assured me the pattern was okay.

I was a little confused about this armhole but the great customer service lady at Simplicity assured me the pattern was okay.

 

For $.97 at Walmart you can get a discount pattern with minor packing issues. In my case it had apron instructions instead of the jacket instructions inside. ( Another discount pattern came with an extra sleeve piece) Oh well. Simplicity has awesome customer service. They helped me out with an issue I was having with the armhole. Basically, I needed some assurance that that the pattern would work and too keep going. It worked!

I was  little confused about the unusual armhole. Nephew offered to help but...

I was little confused about the unusual armhole. Nephew offered to help but…

Embossed faux fur fabric. Cozy but not too warm.

Embossed faux fur fabric. Cozy but not too warm.

 

Back view.

Back view. Simplicity 1758

I used two buttons layered on top of each other for more interest

I used two buttons layered on top of each other for more interest

Left over hounds tooth fabric was used for the facing

Left over hounds tooth fabric was used for the facing

 

This jacket has a close fit even though it only has a closure at the top.

This jacket has a close fit which only allows for small pockets in the front seams. Simplicity 1758

Very easy to where. This jacket only has a button at the top

Simplicity 1758. Very easy to wear. This jacket only has a button at the top.

I would like to make this Jacket again perhaps in denim.

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