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DIY Jacket With Vogue Patterns

Hello everyone! I hope you’ve all been fabulous. It’s been a busy few weeks for me. I started making a jacket after my last project (this duster coat) but I had to pause due to other pressing demands. If there’s any garment I’d love to learn to sew as quickly as possible, it will be jackets and blazers.

I have two gorgeous, slightly fitted Marks & Spencer blazers that I bought way back and have refused to let anyone “borrow.” I would love to recreate more of the style in any fabric. They are both unlined and could be easy enough to sew but I’m not confident with how to draft the patterns yet.

In my quest for something easy to begin with, I went through the catalogs at the fabric store and came out with a jacket pattern from Vogue.

And viola! I have a me-made jacket.

Pattern: Vogue 9011, view B. This is an unlined, loose-fitting jacket. 

Skill level: the pattern is in the “very easy” Vogue range. It was definitely not very easy for my first attempt though. It’s a great project for the confident beginner.

Any modification: No. Sewn as instructed.

Fabric: Ankara from my stash. 


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  • Reply Melissa

    I’m just about to make this same jacket pattern. I love yours! I love that you made matching shorts too. Very great outfit!

    July 20, 2018 at 2:58 am
    • Reply Rosemary Aqua

      Thank you Melissa. I really like the pattern. I hope you find it easier to make than I did 🙂

      September 10, 2018 at 10:18 am
  • Reply Nakia Bolt

    Hello there my friend….love the jacket and the pants. You are a pro at sewing.
    We need to catch up so that i can have a look at all the other beautiful clothes you have bee creating.

    June 15, 2018 at 3:27 pm
    • Reply Rosemary Aqua

      Thank you Nakia!!!

      June 16, 2018 at 2:23 pm

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