The mixed textile trend is still hot. And who doesn't love a little mixed textile trend in a jacket? Like a mad chemist, I gathered my materials.
I had some faux leather...which is drapey.
I had some soft, lightweight ponte knit. Which is drapey.
I had a few patterns. But none of them really worked on their own. So I tied combining them, and it wasn't coming together. So finally, I ditched the patterns altogether Trying it on, adjusting here and there. It's a good thing I started with something very over-sized! I just did my own thing.
With these happy results:
or with the help of a hidden hook and eye,
So, now I think I'm ready to tackle some actual fitted patterns. A sheath, a jacket, a shift... here I go!