From black cotton to a finished coat. It's always nice to complete a project.
I started with 3 yards of 100% black cotton, folding, painting the edges with a bleach/water solution, dripping, unfolding and painting. Details are in a September blog article.
The fabric was neutralized, washed three times and ironed. I adapted a basic kimono style pattern by extending the length of the jacket and the sleeves.
The seams were serged before turning and sewing French seams. A full length collar was added and the hems sewn. This is a perfect unlined light coat/jacket for a cool afternoon or evening.
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I am Terrie Voigt, and I'm a textile and glass artist. I create art in both mediums and at times combine textiles with glass to create multi-media pieces or wearable art with glass closures.