Concept Jacket
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Concept Jacket

How about making a light-weight patchwork quilted jacket? Surprise! The base is a sweatshirt. Making the jacket consists of deconstructing the sweatshirt into its component parts. Then use your chosen fabrics which you have cut into patches to cover the parts and quilt into place.
Reassemble the parts, add a front closure (zipper or buttons with loops: your choice) and finish sleeves, bottom and neck with bindings. Much of this will involve sewing at home (homework).

Students to provide:
One washed and dried sweatshirt that is at least one size larger than what you usually wear
Your choice of fabrics: takes about 1 1/2 yards total
Sewing machine in good working order
Sharp scissors & your favorite rotary cutter
Usual sewing supplies
Top: variegated, solids or a variety for the quilting that will show
For the bobbin: 2 spools to match your sweatshirt as this will show on the inside of the jacket

Carrye to provide:
Handout with instructions on how to make the jacket

Just Sew to provide:
Mat, rulers, iron, ironing board

Here's a view of the back:

Skill Level: intermediate
Skill Details: Be ready for a challenge.
Materials Included: No
Requirements: Machine in good working order.
Instructor: Carrye Kearns

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