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Sunday, December 11, 2016

The Stacie in RED!

I love red, I love denim, and I love jackets....Can you see what will happen here?  If you guessed a red jean jacket then you were right!  


And here is the pattern I used: 



Trendy jean, denim or woven jacket

This is the Stacie Jean Jacket from StyleArc.  It really is a simple rendition of a jean jacket.  


It was starting to snow as DH took pictures for me.  


I used my typical size 12 for SA patterns with the following adjustments: Swayback adjustment and also sloping shoulder adjustment.  I didn't make an FBA based on how the pattern tissue fit me.  And, I will never, ever, ever button this. 


The sleeves are just right as is the length.  I am 5'7" for reference.  


I used real metal snaps and appled those instead of button holes along the center front.  


At the flap pockets, I used two metal, silver-colored buttons from Joann's.  
I love the look.  I should also state that I used fusible interfacing at the collar, front facings, waistbands, and pocket flaps.  I am really please with how this turned out.  If you follow the directions, cut accurately, stitch and topstitch carefully, you'll end up with a great jacket!  

Thanks for reading!
Sue 

7 comments:

  1. Super cute and such a great wardrobe staple

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  2. Wonderful! and great color. Perfect for the holidays (and I think red anything is a great statement). I think SA really did a good job with the drafting on their jean jackets. Snow! and I'm sleeveless and in sandals. I miss it every year. But don't miss driving in it.

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  3. Love this pattern and it looks great in the red denim.

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  4. Love the red! Your jacket turned out great. Lots of snow here in MN this weekend too. Not fun to drive in, but so pretty for Christmas.

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  5. Great jacket - looks great for the holidays, but really, anytime!

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  6. Such a cute jacket in a great color. Well done!

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  7. Beautifully done! Such a great color and style. Now this screams very advanced!

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