Oriental Jacket

by BoPeep on January 12, 2013 · 3 comments

in 1960s,Coats,Jackets

Perhaps I should have gone the more sensible throw pillow route with this one, but I couldn’t help it.  One 54″ wide yard of 1960s vintage home dec cotton makes for a very nice Oriental jacket.  More details over at my blog.

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Tessa January 13, 2013 at 5:30 pm

Maybe you could post a finished picture here for us, or give us some more info here instead of an advertisement?

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Tessa January 14, 2013 at 12:01 pm

I like it, and especially with the hat. I’ve always liked those types of jackets, but my body shape forbids me to wear them. The arm band on the sleeve was a nice touch.

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Gabriella March 9, 2013 at 10:35 am

I’m so glad you DIDN’T make a throw pillow! That fabric is amazing and the jacket is a dream!

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