A 50s Swing Jacket in the Making…

by Archive from Blogger on September 21, 2011 · 2 comments

in Vintage Sewing

I’m currently in the middle of a project that has been in the planning for years… Refashioning a dearly beloved but now quite decrepit wool cape, into a 1950s Swing Jacket.

It has been quite an adventure so far – from awkward cutting to missing pattern pieces, dead mice and badly cut fingers…

It still needs to be top-stitched, hemmed and lined (oh and sleeves might be nice!), but so far, I’m feeling quite proud of myself!  

Stop by my blog for more images, details, and that mouse…x

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Nelson September 21, 2011 at 6:12 pm

Hello! My first visit, will visit you again. Seriously, I thoroughly enjoyed your blog. Congrats for your work. If you wish to follow back that would be great I'm at http://nelsonsouzza.blogspot.com
Thanks for sharing!


puu September 21, 2011 at 7:25 pm

cape + swing coat + refashion = WOW! great project! can't wait to see how it turns out!


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