Friday, November 2, 2012

A Nice Anise

My Anise jacket is finished! And I've been wearing it loads!


Fabric: burgundy wool ($5/yd), black fleece backed satin for lining ($5/yd)Pattern: Colette Pattern's AniseYear: contemporaryNotions: buttons ($12)First worn: October 2012Wear again? Yes, yes yes and yes! I've worn this jacket loads since I made it. I'm so happy with how this came out. It's warmer than I expected and so cute! It fits really well and the only thing I'd change about it would be to lengthen the sleeves about 1/2". 



I put in a lot of work on this project and just relaxed and had fun with it rather than being stressed about meeting the sew along dead line. I finished less than a week behind the last sew along post so I count myself on time!


I paired it with a grey me made dress (to be blogged soon!) and my black Mary Janes.


I was able to get a few quick snapshots at church. The weather has been gray and damp lately so I didn't have a chance to get super nice pictures.


But this cute kitty posed with me so I know you'll forgive the less than stellar quality of the photos.

9 comments:

  1. I like how the jacket came out. It looks warm, comfy, and cute - perfect! Your co-star is also very dashing. ;)

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  2. LOVE it! Wow. And a versatile color too, I think. Not a neutral but should go with loads. Congrats on finishing, it looks wonderful on you!

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  3. Marvelous job! Love the colour, anything in the plum/burgundy family is always a hit with me, too.

    ♥ Jessica

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  4. It's so cute! you did a beautiful job. The collar is darling! I really need to take the time and make my own coat. I've been wanting a full skirt princess seam coat for so long but with a 44 bust it's not easy to find one. I love that grey dress and red belt outfit!

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  5. Beautiful!! It looks fabulous with that dress too, which I'm in LOVE with!

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  6. Love the jacket and the dress, great work!

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  7. It is so beautiful!! You must feel so proud! This is motivating me to get back to my traced pattern.

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  8. I love it! What fabric did you use?

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    1. It's a wool with tiny dark maroon and grey stripes.

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