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Sunday, 26 December 2010

Shearling update

I've finished my little faux shearling jacket though it needs hooks and eyes or some other sort of closure that works on an edge to edge jacket.
In the end I edged it with strips of the fur side removed from the backing as the raw edges didn't look too nice. I like the furry edges, but it does need some of those jacket clips or something to do the front up nicely. Its very warm and if nothing else will be great for late night surfing or reading.
It's rather late here tonight, so I'll do a photo of it tomorrow.
I'd like to lightly press it, but no idea what that would do to the shearling, quite possibly not anything good. Perhaps the edges will flatten out with wear?

1 comment:

Eileensews said...

Best wishes to you in your new living arrangement.
On the sewing front, I am always amazed at the amount of coordinated wardrobes you create. I have difficulty getting multiple top fabrics in the same colorways.