Today, I spent the day at my tailoring teacher's house, reconnecting with my love of wool. (As if it ever really left!)
And, to my surprise, I got a pretty astonishing amount done. In five hours, I finished building the pocket; interfaced the shoulder and lapel; connected the shoulders and side seams; built the sleeve; built the collar; set in the collar; pressed up and sewed the mitered sleeve cuffs. (It makes me tired but proud just looking at that list written out.)
This morning, I had a bunch of pieces of wool pinned to a hanger; tonight, I have a jacket that - though unfinished - I can put on my body.
So much further to go, but so much progress nonetheless!
That's quite a bit of progress! The jacket is lovely so far :)
Cory, this is gorgeous! Do you need vintage buttons?
I have my buttons all picked out for this jacket, but I can't pass up vintage buttons as a rule. Czech glass is my downfall!
Your jacket is lovely! I can already imagine you wearing this.
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