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Thread: quilted sweatshirt jacket experiment (pictures added of jacket and totes 7-28-08)

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    WOW!! Love the jacket!! Nice work.

    Lynne

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    Love the Totes!!!! They are great!!!!!

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    The jacket is beautiful and the tote not too shabby either. Good work :!:

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    I bought a sweatshirt jacket last year and I used it EVERY day!!! I Love yours. Billie G said she had a pattern She would share. I am interested! Thanks for sharing the lovely pictures...I want to do that! I have so many ideas but never enough time since I spend so much on this site!!! LUV IT

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    Quote Originally Posted by bonitagaye
    I bought a sweatshirt jacket last year and I used it EVERY day!!! I Love yours. Billie G said she had a pattern She would share. I am interested! Thanks for sharing the lovely pictures...I want to do that! I have so many ideas but never enough time since I spend so much on this site!!! LUV IT
    sorry about not getting back to you on this- I'll try & explain

    first I'll try & explain how to draw the pattern onto paper

    go get an ol' ratty t shirt. One that kind of fits.

    fold it in half shoulder to shoulder so that the fold is centered in the front.

    now lay that down on your straight edge of paper. You have just created your center front & back.

    now get your pencil-sharpie-pen marking tool of choice.

    draw the neckline NEXT TO the neckline of the shirt-from the straight edge to the corner of where the shoulder seam meets the neck

    now do you see how the shoulders kind of slant down on the shirt towards the sleeves? o.k. now draw a line from the neck (at the shoulders) to the other edge of the paper. following the slant.
    Now measure down the edge of your paper about 20".
    draw a line straight across the paper from side to side.
    using your paper scissors of choice-cut on the marked lineS.

    now using the straight edge you just cut from -go about 18" down on one side of the paper & measure in about 4". From the inside edge of that mark make(not the straight edge) draw a line up to the other side. you will have a REALLY looking shape. Kind of like a long triangle w/ a flat but.

    Congratulations you have just drawn a pattern. !!!!!!!!!!!

    Is any of this clear as mud????
    If you look at this paper you have drawn on, you will see that you have made one half of a t shirt. front & back.

    to make the front dip in the shirt-usually called the front neckline-measure down about 1 to 1 & 1/2". make a mark w/ your marker of choice. That is you mark to cut the front of the shirt.

    you also, have made 1 half of a long sleeve.

    this is getting pretty long. If you want to know how to put this together as a shirt or jacket let me know & I'll try & give instructions for that.
    Good luck all!
    Billie G

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    Thanks so much! I think this is going to work! Still haven't figured out how to post pictures though!! Have a pieceful day! Bonnie

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    Love them all.

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    Very exciting to see such nice work, you did great!

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    Good morning...

    Thanks to everyone who has posted.

    It is fun to share and learn for each person on this board. I appreciate the time you have taken to read the posting and add your comments and tip/directions for projects.

    Piecefully yours,
    Kay Susan

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    Your jacket and totes are very nice! Very attractive! For some reason I don't understand how the seams are finished inside the jacket if the lining is quilted along with the sweatshirt pieces and the top fabric - do you cover the seams on the inside with tape or something to hide the raw edges? I found a piece of fabric in a thrift shop and am eager to get a jacket made much like yours!! Hooray!! thanks, Mary

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