Introducing our latest pattern - The Sydney Jacket
. This oversized, draped design features a relaxed collar, side pockets and a back yoke that extends into cropped raglan sleeves. It's a great layering piece as well as being the perfect snuggly cover-up for those chilly autumn/winter months.
Sydney is a toasty all-rounder and looks equally great over jeans, dresses and skirts. All the edges are unfinished (no hemming! no binding!) which makes this a fantastically quick and simple sew.
With this pattern, it's REALLY important to remember that you must use a fabric that does not
fray when cut. I love
(pictured above and below) but after picking and pulling at the cut edge, I realised it does in fact fray. To overcome this, I threw it in the machine (wash separately) and put it on a hot cycle. This further felted and softened it, fixing the fray and making it perfect for the Sydney Jacket
pattern. Also, don't forget to allow for 10% shrinkage if you decide to use this method.
|Sydney Jacket made up in lightweight boiled wool knit Thesis Of Moss |
(available in Tessuti Melbourne and Surry Hills only)
|Gabby and I on Mother's Day, both wearing our Sydney Jackets|
The Sydney Jacket Pattern
is now available in both hardcopy and PDF print-at-home/actual size copy shop versions with sizes Petite, XS,S,M,L and XL all included. Ideal made up in boiled wool knits, ponti knits, boiled felted wools and neoprene fabrics. Other recommended fabrics from our current collection are:
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