Toby Barton Designs

March 22, 2012

Duster Jacket for the 1912 Titanic Project

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This is the finished Duster.  What great fun this was.  The jacket fabric is a heavy cotton duck with a green/brown stripe duck for the accents on the collar, cuffs, and pocket.  I created a front facing as well as a full lining.  The buttons that close the jacket are of self covered buttons out of the jacket material.  That proved very difficult to cover the buttons well so I choose to cover the rest of the buttons in the lining material.  If I were to “modernize” this jacket I would narrow down the width of the hem, lower and widen the armhole and enlarge the sleeves.  So there you have my first completed garment for the project.  Let me know what ya’ll think.  Thank you.


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