Wow, can you believe this fleece project has been the subject of this blog for over a month? This is definitely one of the longest blogging adventures I’ve been on but friends, it is time to wrap this one up and get right on with the big reveal! So the last thing I had to… Continue reading The JamCat Fleece Project Reveal!
I left off my last post with the bottom band finished except for the topstitching to enclose everything inside…I know, I left you all hanging. Hi Everyone! Welcome back to the JamCat Fleece Project! It is ALMOST finished! When I returned for my next round of sewing I finished the topstitching on the bottom band,… Continue reading The JamCat Fleece Project – The Collar, The Zipper and The Bottom Band Part 3
I’m back in the sewing room again for part 2 and it’s time to break out the Eyelet Plier! Tell me the truth. Do these things scare the bejeezuz out of you? The thought of putting in an eyelet or grommet into my garments always hits me with a pang of anxiety! BUT, with practice… Continue reading The JamCat Fleece Project – The Collar, The Zipper and The Bottom Band Part 2
HI Everyone! Did you miss me? Boy have I been working on this jacket! It is really starting to take shape and I can finally see the light at the end of this fleecy tunnel! Yippee!!! I’m almost nearing the final steps so hang with me. The final final step will probably be the sleeve… Continue reading The JamCat Fleece Project – The Collar, The Zipper and The Bottom Band Part 1
Hi Friends! Are you still with me? Or are you just skimming over these posts just to see if I’m going to finally be finished? It’s getting there! I finally put in the pit-zips in the sleeves and I will tell you that I have been laying awake at night trying to determine my best… Continue reading The JamCat Fleece Project – Pit-Zips!!!
I can feel the excitement building can’t you? The moment of truth has arrived and it is time to sew in the gussets and attach the sleeve to the body of the jacket. I cut out the little triangle pieces for the gusset. Just a little note here, I slightly curve the inner edge along… Continue reading The JamCat Fleece Project – Sleeves!!! Part 2, Attaching the sleeve to the body with a gusset
Yay!!!! I’m finally on to the sleeves for this project! Hi Everyone! Welcome back to this JamCat Fleece project, Part what? Part 7, or is it 8? I’ve lost count. Anyhoosy…it is sleeve time, aren’t you excited? I have been waiting ever so patiently to get to this point to have my gusset alteration really… Continue reading The JamCat Fleece Project – Sleeves!!!! Part 1, The Overlay and Lining
HI! This is going to be a quick post as I only took a couple of pictures, and really only one of the jacket since the right side of the jacket is basicly the same as the left with one exception…I added a horizontal zippered chest pocket. The pocket was sewn EXACTLY the same as… Continue reading The JamCat Fleece Project – Attaching the Fronts to the Back
Hey Again! Last night I put together the Left Upper Front including the zippered pocket. The changes I have made to the Kwik Sew pattern are the width of the pocket and the lowering of the top-stitching line that runs across the front. Here’s the Upper Chest pocket on the Denali… The width of this… Continue reading The JamCat Fleece Project – Upper Chest Zipper Pocket and Attaching the Lower Front
Hi Everyone! Well I spent a few moments trying to get my serger running so it would go through the fleece but I kept having problems with the 3rd thread of my 4thread set-up. Don’t know why? I put together the Back Yoke and then attached it to the Back body… I basted the fleece… Continue reading The JamCat Fleece Project – Back Yoke