by spendlove Moderator 07 Feb 2018

This is what has been keeping me busy for the last few days.

I began with a Tilda charm pack which I had had for ages and some Bomull from Ikea. I made up a piece of patchwork with alternate squares, big enough to go round me with a bit extra . I layered this up with wadding and more Bomull and quilted it with my shiny new rulers. Two more pieces made the sleeves.
I then cut it down to the right size, cut some armholes and the sleeves. To keep it neat inside I bound the seams.
The pockets are done like bound buttonholes with a lining hand stitched on the back.

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by haleymax 08 Feb 2018

Beautiful.

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by mops Moderator 08 Feb 2018

WOW! That looks wonderful. And I bet you love the warmth of it with the weather as it is.

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by shirley124 07 Feb 2018

Beautiful work Sue. I have been looking at the ruler work on You Tube. Looks fascinating. Hugs

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by pennifold 07 Feb 2018

Wonderful job on this little quilted jacket. I love the pocket finishing and the armhole seam too. You definitely have an engineer's brain! Love Chris

P.S. I had to go back and check on your post about the rulers, sorry I missed it. Awesome!

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by castelyn 07 Feb 2018

Sue it looks stunning well done. Hugs Yvonne

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by liliana1 07 Feb 2018

WOW!! How Stunning

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by sewdeb 07 Feb 2018

Gosh, this is amazing! Great result!

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by toogie 07 Feb 2018

This came out very nice Sue.Thanks for describing how you accomplished the finish.

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by crafter2243 Moderator 07 Feb 2018

Perfect. Love your quilting and I am amazed at the finished product.

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by graceandham 07 Feb 2018

Your quilting patterns blew me out of the water!

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by cfidl 07 Feb 2018

Excellent! I think binding the seams looks so great. Love the pockets also.

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by rescuer Moderator 07 Feb 2018

It looks perfect to me! Well done!

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by jenne 07 Feb 2018

Looks great, I like the way you did the sleeves no raw edges, and sometimes even when I finish with the serger it does not look as neat as this.

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by kustomkuddle 07 Feb 2018

This jacket is wonderful Sue. You always do such a great job. Your attention to detail is remarkable. You did awesome with the new rulers!

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by dragonflyer 07 Feb 2018

Nicely done...great project to get to know your shiny new rulers...how did you do going backwards?

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spendlove by spendlove 07 Feb 2018

I was very strict with myself and didn't keep moving the fabric so I could stitch towards myself. It has got easier, but my stitches are all sizes!

crafter2243 by crafter2243 07 Feb 2018

You are to hard on yourself. I think you did awesome with the stitching.

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by elemausi 07 Feb 2018

This is a beautiful project, looks tremendous.

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