Pisco Jacket // Stretch Knit Women's Light Jacket Pattern
The Pisco Jacket is a dramatic and chic jacket that is remarkably simple to put together. Made from stretch knit fabrics, the Pisco is comfortable layering garment that takes you from day to night with ease. Featuring a high-low hem, a simple waist tie, and high fashion silhouette.
Skill Level - Intermediate
The instructions are quite simple, but you will need experience sewing knit fabrics, and there is a small section of hand sewing.
• 'Standard' Sizes A-G (US 2-14, AUS & UK 6-16) See the 'sizing guide' image for measurements.
Sewing Machine Requirements • An overlocker (serger) threaded up for stretch knits is required for the main seams. • A sewing machine with either a twin needle or a ballpoint needle, for the hems.
Material Requirements This pattern is designed for knitted fabrics, such as interlock, jersey or knitted crepe. Cottons with spandex are a good option for wash-and-wear ease, or for a luxurious cosy jacket, try a wool or merino jersey.
You’ll Need... • 2m (2.2 yards) of stretch knit fabric with a width of 150cm (60”) • A hand-sewing needle • A twin-needle or ballpoint needle for your sewing machine.
- A Print-At-Home PDF: 25 x A4 or US Letter pages.
- A Copy Shop PDF: 2 x A0 pages to print at your local print shop (ie. Kinkos, Officeworks)
- An instruction file: 10 pages of sewing instructions with detailed illustrations.
Materials you need at home:
- 2m (2.2 yards) of stretch knit fabric with a width of 150cm (60”)
- A hand-sewing needle.
- A twin-needle or ballpoint needle for your sewing machine.
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