Embellished Jacket Progress 3


Here’s the beaded trim on the jacket opening edges. The trim is attached to cotton tape. I stitched the tape to the front and bottom edges of the jacket shell, then handstitched the lining to the tape. The original jacket that this project is based on has a dark colored lining, which I thought was a nice touch, so I chose dark brown cotton sateen for the lining. I put fur hooks and eyes in the center front in case I want to fasten it.

The shell and lining pieces are quilted together with a layer of cotton knit in between as batting. I sewed all of the vertical seams first, then did the quilting, then finished the edges with the beaded trim.

The hook part of the fur hooks and eyes at the center front

detail of the quilting and the beaded trim at the lower edge

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3 Comments

  1. Posted April 18, 2012 at 6:41 pm | Permalink | Reply

    Love it!

  2. melanie
    Posted May 1, 2012 at 9:12 am | Permalink | Reply

    want to buy it – fantastic xx

    • Posted May 2, 2012 at 8:48 am | Permalink | Reply

      I’m so glad you like it! But don’t buy it. Make one yourself.

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