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Master Pattern 300 Set In Sleeves + Bust Alterations.
Use 5/8" seam allowances unless otherwise noted.
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301 jackets
301 Big Jacket Plus
A slightly fitted no-dart vest pattern technique.  These jackets are  silk matka, but  work just as well in other silks, wools, linens, or any suit weight fabric. Both are lined. 

View A has couched yarn designs and small tassels back and front, a lower front pocket.

View B is couched in novelty thread stripes  which squiggle in every direction, and button loops.

View C has same color thread star bursts as decorative elements and a right side collar overlap.
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302 Piecing The Big Jacket
Use up small amounts of several fabrics by quilting or piecing same types of fabrics together.  The red is of pieced city skyscrapers with the Taj Mahal quilted above. Both are thin scarf weight silks, but use this method with any type fabric. These are quilted to thin sheets of polyester fleece, but cotton flannel works well, too.

Blue begins with a fish painted silk scarf and pieces an ocean around it.

Both are lined and have bias bound edges.
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303 Artistic Admiration 

View A is boiled wool, a machine knit yardage later shrunk or fulled for the end products. It is generously embellished with variegated hand-dyed mohair yarn couched on by machine and beads stitched by hand.

View B displays hand woven wool and mohair front and back with wool crepe sleeves to supplement the yardage. Mohair and metallic yarn is couched on to blend the two fabrics. Both are cut shorter than 300 pattern and round up at sides and front.

Typically jacket weights work best of any chosen fiber content. No interfacing is needed with the boiled wool. Loosely hand wovens are safely held together by a supple fusible interfacing such as Textured Weft.
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304 Match Play
View A matches herringbone vertically striped fabric with shaped horizontal seaming, inseam buttonholes and pockets.

View B is a simple jacket suitable for matching a large motif fabric design and welt pockets.

View C belted vest has drop shoulders matching a one-way stripe, suede trim.

Any fabric, patterned or solid will work for these jackets, not just to-be-matched fabrics. Linens, rayons, wools, cottons, silks of suit weight are good, as are lighter weights made heavier with fusible interfacing or sewn-in layers. Plaids or designs of high contrast can be used by removing armscye dart.
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307 High Necked Harmony

Simple modifications create 3 distinct jackets. Simple lines allow the fabric or embellishments to show off.

Crinkle gray is stabilized with Satin Weave fusbile interfacing and embellished with dragonflies and reeds using your bobbin.

Blue blouse transposes the armscye dart to the waist adding fullness and a drawstring.

Chanel jacket has an exterior facing-band of another fabric. A single neckline button secures it.
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308 Movable Darts
Add darts to any pattern to create all these styles: waistline shaping, bust alterations, proper fitting to add shape to your waistline, flattering belted dress.

Make these garments with almost any fabric you like to use. Super stiff fabrics are not suitable. Linings added.
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Infuse style easily without looking like the class clown.
310 Cut Ups
Quilted denim with wisteria Knit jacket with slant pockets to host simple monochrome vines.
 Recycled denim strip-quilted to create fabric for this denim jacket with wisteria blossoms.
Winter Forest A winter forest painting on a bomber style jacket with fold over collar.
Fabric confetti and stitch quilting to resemble a Gustav Klimpt "Kiss"tyle jacket.
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311 A Cut Above
Add a shawl collar, shape and tubular finishes.

Notched collars, yokes, princess seams concealing pockets.

Radically change the pattern and make the rounded lap-over shell rather than a jacket. Super easy instructions.
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312 Up My Sleeve
An ordinary set-in sleeve becomes and extraordinary design feature.

A petal sleeve curves in an overlap at the wrist with an unusual waistline fastening, dart shaping.

Horizontal seaming on both sleeve and bodice plus flap pockets, notched collar and lapels.

Short petal sleeves with waistline dart-tucks.

Bias matching of stripes and a long collar buttons at the waist.
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313 More Sleeve Tricks
More fun incorporating different sleeve treatments. Look for fringed edges, flared sleeves, patch pockets, and single layer collar. Or try Seminole strips in your sleeves and double-breasted front. Perhaps a chic scarf collar and pleated flared sleeves or maybe you would like a dressy jacket with lace wrist inserts. Waistline shaping is optional for all or leave them straight. Pocket choices inside.
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314 Suave As Suede
Samples made from suede-cloth, but any fabric is suitable for these jackets. View A zips, princess lines shape, stand-up collar, neck darts. View B is twin needle pintucked and bordered by an exterior facing. View C is cropped a bit shorter to feature some lower cutwork. View D is entwined with vines to hold embroidered leaves. View E with its crisp princess line fit has a pointed shawl collar. All views are lined, most have inseam pockets.
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316 From The Upholstery Shop
Alternative 316 - Samples made from upholstery fabrics, but any other fabric suitable for tailored jackets will work. View A zips, has armscye princess seams, patch pockets, neck front and wrist vent trim. View B sports a rounded notched collar, shoulder princess seams, belt carrier-pocket flap, fitted shaping. View C demonstrates a stand up shawl collar, darted semi-fit, welt pockets, bound buttonhole, flared sleeve vents, elaborate embroidery from computer or decorative stitches densely grouped. All lined
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317 Mad for Plaid
Adaptable to solid fabrics. View A is a Princess seam shaped lined jacket, with a flared asymmetrical collar. Plaid matching instructions included. View B demonstrates a patternless sleeved cape. Instructions for whole process included. A cape stitched so it functions as a jacket with welt pockets, button fronts and neck band. One size fits everyone.
318 Jackets
318 Spring Has Sprung
Reversible Purple is unlined with a shawl collar.

Red single collar is fitted, can be belted, pleated at waist.

Blue standard lapel can be softly tied at the waist for casual styling.

Use soft fabric that catches your fancy, but test for ease of use, and weight for spring or summer.