The Ilford Jacket is a versatile style that’s modular design makes for a pattern that is simple, yet impactful. It can be customized a million different ways and really is a “choose your own adventure” type of pattern that incorporates your design sense into the project!
It features drop shoulders and comes with two sleeve options: a placketed sleeve with cuff, and an easy to sew boxy sleeve for a more relaxed vibe. It also includes two lengths as well as a bunch of pocket templates that you can mix and match! The possibilities are endless! You can wear the Ilford as a jacket or shirt depending on the fabric you use.This is a fun, skill building pattern that you will want to make/wear again and again! This pattern is for everyone and looks great on all genders!
Suggested Fabrics: Any woven fabric depending on the desired effect. Light to mid weight is recommended : Linen, coton, suiting, twill, denim, canvas.
5-12 buttons (any size is fine, but we recommend 1-1.5” buttons)
1 yard fusible interfacing (weight depends on the fabric you are using but light to mid weight is recommended)
Difficulty: Advanced beginner
Sizes: XS/0 - 7X/32 (32”/81cm -60”/152cm chest). Drafted using sample measurements for a b-cup
The pattern envelope includes the full size pattern on tissue paper and instruction booklet with detailed instructions. Instructions are in English and use the imperial and metric systems. All seam allowances are included in the pattern.
The model in the natural colored linen suit is wearing a size small with no modifications. She is 5'6" tall (168cm). The model in the plaid version is wearing a size 4X with no modifications. She is 6' tall (183cm).