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One Jacket Several Different Ways

If you think you need a plethora of patterns for casual, business and dressy jackets, think again. Let’s look at how different jackets from the same pattern can take you from a weekend football game to an elegant cocktail party. Whether it’s Polarfleece™ or silk, we’ll look at how easy it is to create a whole wardrobe of jackets from one pattern.
The Islesboro Jacket

Make the Islesboro Jacket in casual fabric as the perfect complement to jeans or create it in silk with matching pants for a knockout evening outfit.
On-seam side pockets keep the look sleek and slim. Create your own embellishments, follow the one in the pattern or keep it simple and let the fabric speak for itself–this jacket will be one of your all-time favorites. And we’ll explore a variety of closure options.

The Berkshire Jacket

This classic Berkshire Jacket is a wardrobe workhorse. It’s perfect with a dress, skirt, pants or jeans. Love the look of a welt pocket, but don’t feel confident about the technique? I’ll show you a Japanese tailoring technique that yields professional results every time!Dressy or casual, you’ll make this jacket over and over.

This is a lecture/trunk show. Students should bring a notebook, pen and camera. Photos are permitted.

Fees and references on request

Islesboro Jacket
Berkshire Jacket
Jacket Pattern
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