The most versatile jacket pattern you can use for many different looks, everyone wants one …..and this is the pattern you will go too many times over. Whether it is for a letterman/varsity style made of wool & faux leathers, all faux leather, a hip 50’s satin with back emblem or a print chic designer look…….they’re all here in this pattern where ever your imagination takes you.
Sofie’s Team Jacket has an exciting “New Look” featuring the Varsity style but more than just looks it has been updated. A “New Waistband Installation Method” added for an easier sewing experience for the Advanced Beginner. Also a Bonus Tweak for a Faux Welt Pocket embellishment.
Otherwise, the same great jacket with raglan sleeves and no lining making this pattern simple enough for an Advanced Beginner seamstress with Intermediate assistance, if needed, for a team experience.
For the Intermediate seamstress this is a quick easy pattern that has so many possibilities.
This PDF sewing pattern is designed to fit 18" dolls such as American Girl®.
Recommended Fabrics:Knits such as sweatshirt or heavier weight knit with slight or moderate stretch, woven fabrics such as light weight denims, twills, soft baby weight corduroy, cotton or similar fabrics, satins, lightweight wool, faux leather or suede (very thin fabric type).
Collar, cuffs and waistband must be a knit or rib knit stretch fabric , Ponte rib knit or similar found at fabric stores or recycled from small baby garments such as the red and white rib knit shown on the red and white varsity jacket.
-1/4 Yd fashion fabric bodice color
-1/4 Yd fashion fabric contrasting color sleeves
-1/4 Yd for ONE color way
-1/8 Yd rib knit for cuffs, collar and waistband
SNAPS OR VELCRO (either by preference)
-SNAPS - 5 (or 6) small (3/8”) snaps
-VELCRO - one piece each of hook and loop that is 3/8 to 1/2 inch wide by approximately 5 inches long for Method 1 w/tab waistband and 3 inches long for waistband Method 2
-BUTTONS - 5 (or 6) small 3/8 inch Buttons for with Velcro closure (functional or decorative).
-Scrap piece of lightweight interfacing for front facing
-Embellishments of choice
Skill Level: Intermediate or intermediate/beginner team
What You Get: One 40 page sewing pattern that you digitally download as a PDF file so you can start your project immediately! The PDF sewing pattern provides full color step-by-step illustrated instructions and full size pattern pieces. A PDF reader is required to view and print the files (example: Adobe Reader or Preview for MAC). The download link is received immediately after the transaction is complete. Print copies are NOT available.Download, Print, Sew!