Jacket · Kwik Sew K4015 · Sewing

Quilted Jacket – Kwik Sew 4015 View A

Another catch up post.

Kwik Sew 4015 is one of those patterns with terrible photos, you really have to look at the line drawing and look past the front of the envelope and use your imagination.

k4015 front

k4015 back

Jackets have long sleeves. A: Stand-up collar, button closures and purchased bias binding.

Double sided quilted fabric is recommend for this jacket, but I couldn’t find any so I settled for 1 sided cotton quilted fabric from Minevra and added a lining from my stash

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I originally cut out a large, but it was far too big, so I unpicked it and cut it down to a medium, I always seem to think I am bigger than I am.

I cut out the lining using the same pattern pieces as the jacket except for the collar which is constructed from two pieces of quilted fabric.

There are pockets in the side seams but they seamed to be too far back to be comfortable, so  I added patch pockets to the front and I am so glad I did.

I finished the jacket with  ready made bias binding, 15mm anorak press fasteners, instead of buttons    I treated myself to a Prym Vario pliers kit, although I had difficulty getting the fasteners into the fabric, I had to enlist my husband to use a bit of brut force.

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I am really pleased with the fit and have worn it a lot with jeans, with skirts to work and here with an unblogged Molly dress.

 

 

15 thoughts on “Quilted Jacket – Kwik Sew 4015 View A

  1. I agree – the line drawings give you a much more accurate idea of the design than the photos or sketches on the envelope. Your finished coat is very ‘country’ and rather smart – I think I might end up buying this pattern and fabric myself!

  2. You’re right about the pattern photos – I’m not sure who would buy the pattern based solely on those. It looks very ‘country walk’ and I love that scarf 🙂

  3. I am glad that I found your blog. I recently returned to sewing after a break of several years. This stye of jacket is on my mind and I enjoyed reading your experience.

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