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!
Skill Level: Confident beginner to Intermediate
Pattern Size: XS-7X (approx UK 8-32) based on a B bra cup size
Fabric Suggestion: For a more structured look choose woven fabrics with a bit of weight to them- midweight twills, denim & canvas types. For a more relaxed shirt style try flannels, double gauze and chambrays.
Fabric Required: See pattern envelope for fabric yardage
Notions: 5-12 x 1"-1.5" Buttons, 1 yard (0.9m) fusible interfacing to suit weight of fabric using