Wednesday, August 25, 2010

Ooh La La! A Fancy Nancy Jacket

(Image via Dear My Kids)

I was really lucky last week, I won the Sewing Dork's (please do pop over and pay a visit, she's a hoot!) Dear My Kids pattern giveaway. For my prize, I picked the Chic Vintage Swing Jacket.  (The Sewing Dork also made this jacket, you can peak at her project here).

I made a 6T jacket out of Fancy Nancy satin flannel back and hot pink broad cloth.  [I have posted before about how I am torn about using licensed fabric, but right now Miss Lily just prefers Fancy Nancy to Amy B (hand me a tissue).]

(Image via Joann)
This is the fourth reversible garment I have sewn in four weeks (tunic, capelet, apron).  I just love reversible clothing. When you make reversible clothes, you really feel like you are moving through that  fabric stash. I also like reversible clothing because all of the seams are neatly covered and the garments have such a professional look. 

Here is how the jacket turned out.


Here is the photoshoot.  Made someone happy.


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6 comments:

  1. This is really cute. My three year old would love it. I have similar feelings about the licensed fabrics, but those are the fabrics my daughter always wants to show me at the store.

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  2. Oh my! Excellent choice of fabric, beautiful pattern and gorgeous girl!!
    Neat job!

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  3. Aww that's adorable. Great job! I love those shiny buttons on the first one. :)

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  4. What a cute jacket (and model!) You make licensed fabric look classy. :)

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  5. I love the shape of the jacket. Thank you for sharing!

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  6. Just stopping by from Tatertots and Jello. Such a cute jacket ~wish I could sew :)

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