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Project: Vogue 9820 (1959) Jacket, Part 6

Readers, Just a little report on the progress of the leopard collar jacket. I cut a stencil of the collar pattern piece from heavy paper and laid it on the velveteen to preview the look before I cut into the fabric. This leopard print varies from dark in the middle to...

Project: Vogue 9820 (1959) Jacket, Part 4

Readers, The orange wool wearable test I’m doing before I make my leopard collar jacket has continued to come together nicely. I made the upper collar-lining unit yesterday.  Then I pinned it to the under collar-jacket unit, and stitched the units together in...

Project: Vogue 9820 (1959) jacket, part 3

Readers, I’m sewing a wearable test from stash fabrics before I cut into the leopard print velveteen and the wool-cashmere blend for the final version. I bought the orange fabric, which I’m guessing is a wool blend, at the Textile Center’s annual...