I can’t believe it’s been 4.5 years since I made this jacket but it’s about time I got some decent pictures of me in it! I call it my vampire hunting jacket because it was made soon after the movie Abraham Lincoln: Vampire Hunter, and it had lots of silver on it. It also has loops on the sides of my waist for silver sais, which I happen to have!
You can read more about the jacket in the original post in this link. Pics of me in it are below.
I made this coat 4 years ago, with details in this post. As awesome as it was with the built in sword holders in the back, it’s taken me a while to get some photos of myself in it. Better late than never!
Thanks to my friend Miki and Geena for the photos
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I had such high hopes and good intentions for this project. Then I overdid things and got a marginally acceptable garment… for now.
One of the first patterns I ever tried sewing was Simplicity 5386, which was the duster coat copy from one of my favourite movies, The Matrix. Nice pattern. Horrible sizing. There was so much ease in the pattern I could have fitted a woman inside it along with myself, which would have been great for another type of garment but I digress…
This is the New Orleans Saints fleece jacket I just completed. A full zipper up jacket lined with anti-static Bemberg fleece so I won’t get electrocuted wearing it, and not just a fleece vest unlined like so much fleece wear you find. The project was the most inefficient and challenging I’ve taken up to date because I was trying too many new things at the same time. Continue reading