Burda Jacket Progress Update

I'm beginning to see the light at the end of the tunnel. I've started attaching the lining to the jacket shell and I've put on the decorative velvet lining on the cuffs.

Here's the lining being attached:

And an overall view:

Here are the velvet cuffs:

I temporarily basted the velvet to the wool in order to help it settle in and find its place.

Here's what the insides are looking like, including my less-than-ideal point de chausson along the hem:

Here's a close-up on how I attached the shoulder pads. I don't remember what this particular stitch is called:

And, finally, here's a look at the back with the hem done:

Maybe I'll even have this jacket finished in time to wear it before spring arrives. :)


  1. Ooh,this is really looking lovely!

  2. Which burda pattern is it? I don't remember. In any case, I _love_ the velvet cuff detail.

    1. It's from the September issue of 2011, in the plus section. Here's a link:



  3. It is looking absolutely fantastic! I really love the velvet cuff detail :)

  4. It is looking absolutely fantastic! I really love the velvet cuff detail :)

  5. It is looking soooo good. I love the velvet cuffs - all the stiching and details are great. Very impressed. :)

  6. The colors and cut looks really great! And you are right about it being perfect for spring! Keep up the good work :)

  7. Wowzers! That's an impressive project! The lining looks soooo neat.

    Zoe xx

  8. It looks amazing! The velvet cuffs are such a lovely detail. :)

  9. Looks great! I think it's a chain stitch of some kind that was used to attach the shoulder pad. Love the colors you chose for the fabric and lining.


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