Today’s pattern spotlight is the Out on the Town Jacket! This dapper little jacket features a vintage feel with modern comfort for your little gentleman. Make a formal jacket for dining out or a special event, or choose a more casual fabric to make a laid-back afternoon jacket for any day of the year!
The pattern details:
- This is an intermediate level sewing pattern, featuring pieces for the back, fronts, pocket and sleeves.
- The Out on the Town Jacket is sized for 18 months through size 6/7.
- Fabric requirements: 7/8 yard – 1 1/4 yard each for the lining and the outer fabrics
- Fabric recommendations for the outer shell: seersucker, linen, lightweight wool, corduroy
- Fabric recommendations for the lining: muslin, quilting cotton, silk, rayon
- This pattern also requires thread, 3-5 buttons, lightweight fusible interfacing, a fabric marking pen or chalk and water-soluble basting tape.
Let’s take a look at some of the jackets that have made their appearances Out on the Town:
This linen version with chevron lining made the perfect outfit for a wedding:
This plaid adaptation is perfect for those Autumn Back-to-School days:
Made in a fun print, this is the jacket you won’t have to fight him to put on:
Have you made one of these jackets for your little man to wear out on your town? Share it with us in the Sewing for Boys Flickr pool; we’d love to see it!