Well here's the jacket, (McCall's 5327) need to adjust a few things on the fit through the bust (somewhat optimistic in the high placement of apex, gravity has been far crueler). One thing that really threw me was the lack of roll line on the pattern. I had no idea how wide the lapels were supposed to be. Sigh I miss Burda. For all their cryptic instructions their drafting rocks!
It is a funky design, even without the coffee cup pockets. Check out the scalloping on the back.
I know you are really checking out how nicely my shoulders have been set in. See no puckers! And did you see I got a visit from Sewing royalty? Goes to show you never know who might drop in to your blog.
We have been very sick in this household. There is no polite way to say this so I'll just tell it like it is. Snot. EVERYWHERE. Noses, throats, blocking ears and then glory of glories, oozing out the eye! I really hit the quinella with conjunctivitis. Last night as I was lying groaning in my bed thinking things couldn't get more unseemly I felt a twinge on my lip, that special itch that signifies the arrival of a coldsore.
I'm paper bagging it this week blog friends.
Anyway, although I am a selfish sewer, only for ME ME ME, the need to keep Benjy warm has necessitated in some toddler outfits. Here I am nearly finished his little woollen felt jacket with lining courtesy of my blogging buddy Nana's lady.
Sometimes the best way to look after yourself is to look after someone else. Burda 9828: