First off feel to add to the Cool Clothes list, I am going to post a master list in a few days.
Now on to my actual sewing.
My Chanel jacket has hit a brick wall. This particular brick wall is called Poor Fit.
I have had a hell of a time with this pattern. Big all over. I am a 16, cut a 14, which I took in inches on, should have started with a 12. Who was to know?
I usually do OK with fit, having been adjusting patterns for so long. It is not that common for me to really bomb one - I usually know my shape well enough to stay clear from that particular ledge.
I also made a muslin for this jacket and spent a week on it. I used a fairly heavy muslin to replicate a jacket weight. It wasn't flawless but I signed off on it as good enough with some minor tweaking.
OK so here is what the hell view one: