Jackets & Coats

  • Traveling Suit
    This sophisticated World War I era outfit was made in New York and was probably a copy of a trendy Paris fashion. The military-styled Jacket features Princess seams, shaped waistline and below-hip peplum. The high stand collar has an optional contrast overcollar; decorative insets adorn the cuffs. The Jumper has a plunging V-neck in front and back, shoulder pleats, waist-shaping tucks and decorative buckle at centre front.

    Suggested fabrics: Suiting weight linen, gabardine or silk; lightweight wool and blends; heavyweight cotton twill. Optional overcollar of light- to medium-weight silk, cotton or linen.

    Multi-sized: Misses 6 – 20
  • Turkish Coat
    A favourite with quilters and clothing artists, this coat originated in Central Asia, where it is made in brilliant silks and floral cottons. The boot-length reversible coat is perfect for inventive fabric combinations. It features a quilted or trapunto border at the hem, neckline, and front opening.

    Instructions for quilting and trapunto are included.

    Suggested fabrics: Medium-weight, soft fabrics such as broadcloth, silk, linen, or lightweight wool. The coat's segmented design makes it easy to work in small pieces of your treasured handwoven or vintage fabrics.

    Multi-sized: Misses 6 – 16
  • Wear with all Jacket
    This jacket can be dressed up or down depending on your choice of fabrics. The jacket features invisible zipper side seam pockets, an invisible zipper pocket between the jacket lining and the front facing, and a patch pocket on the lining that divides into two pockets.

    Also has a pieced front and mock cuffs providing you the opportunity to create your own one of kind jacket.

    Multi-sized: XS – XXL
  • Wrap Jacket & Blouse
    Wear this flattering jacket / blouse to a casual or dressy affair! This versatile piece will serve you well through all the seasons. It makes up beautifully in silk, rayon and cotton for the summer; and in warmer wool and blends for the winter.

    The Wrap Jacket & Blouse, is a semi-fitted top with slimming asymmetric closure. View A is fully lined, with lapel collar, two-piece sleeves and side tie belt closure. View B is fully lined, with simple faced neckline, two-piece sleeves and four button closure. View C is unlined and sleeveless, with lapel collar and side tie closure.

    For extra style definition, consider contrasting the collar and lapels for View A or C as shown on the envelope cover.

    Suggested Fabrics: Light to medium weight woven or knit fabrics in silk, rayon, cotton, wool or linen. Fabric requirements do not allow for shrinkage or matching.

    Multi-sized: 12 – 24
  • Zip Front Jacket
    Here's another Petite Plus basic that will stretch your wardrobe from morning to evening! This classic zip-front jacket features a funnel neckline proportioned to the petite plus, dolman sleeves and angled patch pockets. View A has cut on sleeves. View B has sewn on sleeves. Make the jacket lined or unlined. It's simple to sew! Never put a zipper in? Follow our instructions. It's easy. Have your jacket casual in twill or fleece, dressy in tweed or gabardine, sumptuous in silk or velvet. Leave the patch pockets plain or trim with something eye-catching. We used leather on our sample. Why not try ultra-suede, quilting or embroidery?

    Suggested Fabrics: Jacket weight fabrics such as wool flannel, gabardine, ultra suede, ultra leather, twill, silk suede, shantung, polar fleece, lightly quilted novelty pieces. Optional Pocket Trim - Light to medium weight fabrics including leather, velvet and ultra suede.

    Multi-sized: 14 – 24
  • Zona Jacket

    View A: Unlined swing jacket has stand-up or rolled collar and concealed three-button front placket, rotated side seams, and a horizontal left bust dart and a diagonal right bust dart. Two-piece long sleeves. Mid-hip length front drops to a curve in back with a pleated and open vent. Stitched and faced hems.

    View B: No back vent.

    Suggested fabrics: View A: Fabrics with lt. to med. wt. body such as linen, wool crepe, crisp cotton silk douppioni. View B: All wts.

    Multi-sized: XS – XXL