Sunday, August 24, 2008

Vogue 8369, finished

Boucle purchased from Fine Fabrics and Design in Traverse City, MI 2003, pulled from stash
Pattern Vogue 8369
Underlined with ArmoWeft fusible interfacing, block fused prior to cutting.
Lined with silk charmeuse
Hem facings - 3" wigan
underlap in front and sleeve plackets backed with grosgrain
Trim, 2 layers of gimp from Jackmans Fabrics in St Louis plus beads
Buttons from The Right Fit, St Louis MO

Mirror photo, prior to stitching trim onto sleeve placket.


blog post on fitting the muslin
blog post on fitting the shell and choosing and constructing the trim
Entire Flickr Set here

15 comments:

Birgitte said...

Fantastic job on this whole project Marji, from start to finish. I can see what you were talking about with regards to the loops. You solved that and all the other issues, and the end result speaks for itself. Congratulations!

Erica B. said...

Your jacket is absolutely stunning! I've been following you on this one and you did a fabulous job!

Anonymous said...

Marji,

Another beautiful job! It is lovely. Denise will enjoy wearing it so much. You always do an outstanding job.
Mom

Carolyn (cmarie12) said...

Denise is going to love this jacket! It is an amazing testiment to your skill! Now how many more pieces do you have to finish?

Lindsay T said...

Thanks for all the photos, Marji, as I have two bouclé jackets to make up this fall. Very nice!

Kristine said...

Such a lucky sister! You're an inspiration.

Nancy K said...

This is stunning Marji. Your sister is a very lucky woman! It is slimming and flattering on her. Brava!

toy said...

this is absolutely beautiful Marji, I love the colors of the jacket, the buttons, its all so well done!

Liana said...

Just beautiful Marji! I don't see how you can let it go, it's truly a work of art.

Anonymous said...

WooHOO - look at that! Way to Go! I'm so excited :) THANK YOU. D.

laura said...

Marji, can I ask how you finished the lace? caught it in a seam or is it finished in some manner?

Cennetta said...

superb, Marji. You are so generous and such a great teacher. Thanks! CBW

LauraLo said...

This is a splendid jacket. I love and covet it!

Christina said...

What a beautiful jacket, all of your work really paid off. Wear it proudly!

Tany said...

Fantastic job, Marji!! Your jacket turned out spectacular!