Capsule finished

by | Jun 11, 2021 | burda pattern, jacket, pants, Uncategorized | 14 comments

The 3 pieces of this capsule came together well, though I changed the waistband of the skirt and had to re-do the center piece of it. It’s the result that counts though. The jacket is not a very “every day” jacket. It has a bit of a vintage vibe which is also not my usual style but I quite like it. 

Don’t you think that these buttons were made for this combination? I went to a shop in a village close to me and found these while the garments were only cut and not sewn together at all. Such a lucky find, especially as there were only 4 left and I needed that exact amount. 

 

The jacket is best worn closed, so it will be worn with a camisole underneath, not with a blouse. The fabric that I had in mind for a blouse will go with the skirt and the trousers. I’ll add that blouse at some point. For now this is a project done!

The patterns are from Burda magazine, the May issues of 2002 (jacket and skirt) and 2006 (trousers). 

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14 Comments

  1. Vicki

    Lovely Sigrid. Such great patterns and beautifully done.

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    • Sigrid

      Thank you Vicki😀

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  2. Caroline Beckenhaupt

    Nice work, Sigrid. You are an inspiration! TY for sharing.

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  3. Sigrid

    Thank you Caroline, it’s nice to hear it’s inspiring😊

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  4. Barbara Cruikshank

    Love the collar and neckline. And yes, the buttons are perfect.

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    • Sigrid

      Thank you Barbara, the collar was definitely part of why I chose this pattern.

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  5. Angela

    That is stunning, now that perhaps everything is opening up, I hope you will have lots of chances to wear it!

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    • Sigrid

      Thank you Angela, I hope so too 😉

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  6. Gayle in Canada

    Beautiful capsule Sigrid! I just love your colour combination and agree that the buttons are a perfect match for the ensemble. The colour blocking is particularly effective with the jacket and pants combo.

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    • Sigrid

      Thank you Gayle. I like the combination with the pants best.

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  7. Debbie

    Absolutely Beautiful!

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    • Sigrid

      Thank you Debbie!

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  8. Sharon

    Gorgeous capsule and love those buttons they are perfect.

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  9. Christy

    This is stunning! What a beautiful job! I just found you today…looking forward to seeing your projects and reading your words of sewing wisdom!

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