Friday, April 14, 2017

Lined Shacket

I wear the Thai-Shacket I made using Simplicity 1328 quite often.  I like the idea of dressing in layers, so a shirt-jacket(shacket) works well for me.  Since I knew this Simplicity pattern fit me using the small size with two inches added to the sleeves, I decided to use it for this shacket.  The difference is I put a lining in this one and welt pockets.

Shacket Pattern

My Thai Shacket,  February 2015

I used some gray cotton herringbone material I bought from Joann's and a gray polyester lining I had in my stash.

I watched the same video I used for instructions on welt pockets for a previous project to refresh my memory.

I wasn't sure how to do the lining, so I simply made the shacket, less the collar, and sewed it in with a 1/4" seam.  Once I sewed in the lining, I added the collar, button placket, and cuffs to finish it.







White Sewmaster 611 used for this shacket




I have worn this several times and enjoy it during these cool spring days.

My next project is a jacket using a Kwik Sew pattern.

Thanks for stopping.

3 comments:

  1. Super job! I'm sure you're enjoying the lining. It can make such a huge difference. I bet you'll be lining more and more of your makes after this.

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  2. The jacket picture on the pattern looks really wide. Your jacket looks great! Did you have to alter the pattern?

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    1. I only altered the sleeve length. Everything else was by the pattern.

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