Jacket Update

I'm been working slowly but steadily on my Burda jacket. The basic shell is done, minus the collar and button placket.

Here's the front:

Here's the back:

The jacket is too big, so I'll have to make some adjustments.

Here's the pieces of the lining.




Here's an up-close shot on the shoulder seams. Here's the teacher's (she did one to show me how to do it):

Here's mine. It doesn't quite match up as well, but I'm still very happy with it:

There's only two classes left in the semester and I'm not sure I'll finish this by then. Hopefully I'll be able to finish it up on my own during the summer!


  1. Looks very good to me too! The sleeve seam looks almost there that it makes no difference anyway.Well done...this is going to be really nice when it is finished can't wait to see it!

  2. It is looking great, Donna. Fascinating to see how it is coming together. I love the colour you wnet for.

  3. Wow, you're making great progress!

  4. It is looking absolutely beautiful!! Your sleeve looks just as good as your teacher's... you are going to be so happy with this lovely jacket!

  5. That little pleaty business in the back is too cool!

  6. What fantastic progress! The lining is such a lovely color - it works perfectly with the shell!


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