This fingertip length, loose-fitting cardigan-style jacket features decorative piping (View A) or binding around the entire outer edge (View B). It includes a small funnel collar and dolman sleeves, with separate center and side panels in back. Two pocket choices are available on the front: a piped single welt pocket (View A) or a patch pocket that extends into the side seam (View B). The silhouette is wide at the shoulders and narrow at the bottom. Lining is optional.
SUGGESTED FABRICS: View A: silk matka (a linen-like silk); heavy linen or rayon; wool or rayon gabardine, home-dec cotton; wool flannel, crepe or tricotine; or triacetate. View B: wool double-knit, rayon chenille, sweater knits, wool bouclï¿½, hand-wovens or cotton velour. You may choose to underline some of these fabrics with a fusible knit interfacing or a soft cotton to give them more body.
NOTIONS: Thread, 1 (1"-1 1/4") button, View A: piping; View B: 1/4 yard wool jersey or other knit for binding, or 1/4 yard of woven to be cut on bias; 3/8 yard firmly-woven cotton or cotton-blend pocketing fabric for pockets; fusible interfacing; a small amount (3-4") of ribbon for covering the joining of the piping; raglan shoulder pads.
SUGGESTED INTERFACING: Fusi Knit® or French Fuse®; Whisper Weft®; Armo Weft®, SofKnit®
EASE MEASUREMENTS: There are approx. 5" - 7" of ease in the bust measurement of each size.