Quick little jacket

August 02, 2012

I whipped up this little polar fleece jacket for Emily yesterday.  I made a similar one for Isabella when she was a baby and she wore it lots.   I didn't use a pattern so it sort of 'evolved' as I was making it.  Luckily Emily was playing the game and let me try it on her a few times as the pieces were coming together so I could trim and measure as I went.
When I say 'whipped up', I mean I didn't neaten the seams.  Since it's polar fleece there will be no fraying.  I left the cuffs long so Emily can grow into it a little.  The edging is a sweet printed interlock I had in my fabric stash.  I used it to cover the buttons too.
With a low of 4 degrees predicted tonight, I think Emily will be getting some wear out of this jacket when we are out and about. 

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15 comments

  1. Love the jacket! Too cute.

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  2. Aww I love it - totally gorgeous! And the jacket is pretty cute too :)

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  3. Awww that is just too sweet.
    She looks so cute and snuggly in her new jacket.
    Could do with a nice warm jacket this morning, it's pretty chilly....

    Claire :}

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  4. Love little Emily's darling smile! The jacket is pretty darn cute too.:)

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  5. Adorable baby girl! Cute little jacket. Well done!

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  6. I have such admiration for anyone who can just whip up a gorgeous little jacket. So sweet and really cozy, lucky little possum!

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  7. It's lovely, I love the fabric covered buttons :)

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  8. Awww ... I am such a sucker for cute babies!

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  9. That looks great. The days are starting to be nice, but there is still a definite chill in the evening air.

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