All the posts relating to the Jackie Coat Sewalong will be updated on this initial post.
And don’t forget to post your pics to the Flickr Group.

Janelle and I love Iconic Patterns and we agreed to host a Jackie Coat sewalong so anyone who has Jackie in their pattern stash, will always be able to refer to these posts. Lena has Jackie on special at the moment so you can buy your Jackie at a discount (score) as we sewalong.

Here is the fabric and buttons or Plan A
Blog Posts

As each post goes a link will be added.  Got any suggestions on a topic not listed that you would like to see covered? Leave a comment on any of the sewalong posts.

Janelle’s Jackie Coat Variation Ideas 

Maria – Choosing size and grading between sizes
Maria – Adjusting the pattern for proportion changes.  
Janelle – Pattern hacks!
Flickr Group – Making a muslin for those who would like to check the fit and any resulting pattern adjustments.
2. Getting started

Janelle – Cutting out pattern, fabric and lining
Janelle – Matching interfacing to your fabric.

Janelle – Fusing interfacing and doing any needed staystitching
3. Detailing

Janelle – Bound buttonholes 

Maria – Welt pockets
4. Basic construction

Janelle – Sleeve shoulder darts – adjusting for narrow rounded shoulders and sleeves to jacket front/back

Maria – Collar (under collar to jacket, upper collar to facings, etc) and facings
5. Lining

Maria – Bagging the lining and finishing hem

6. Buttons and closures
Janelle – Buttons and some tips about buttons on coats

7. FINISHED COAT LINK PARTY and PRIZE GIVEAWAY for one fabulous sewalong participant.

Flickr Group for Photo Sharing

Join the Flickr Group here.


  1. I agree. Sharing sewing experiences seems to make our hobby a whole lot more fun. I keep learning with each sewist I 'speak to'.


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