Pattern hacking: Cassock coat BCN Unique

sewing_princess_cassock_bcnunique_paco_peralta_cropjacket_frontWhen I find a pattern I like that and fits me…I love making it several times! Cassock coat by BCN Unique…aka Paco Peralta is just perfect like that. For this third version I wanted a short jacket I could wear for work and going out.

Quando trovo un cartamodello che mi piace e che mi va bene…adoro usarlo più volte! Il Cassock coat di BCN Unique o Paco Peralta è proprio perfetto. Per questa terza versione volevo una giacca corta da mettere in ufficio e per uscire.

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Compared to my previous hacks, this one is very straight forward…I simply shortened the hem and finally added the lining!

Rispetto alle versioni precedenti questa modifica è semplice…ho semplicemente accorciato l’orlo e finalmente aggiunto la fodera!

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For the first time ever I used scuba fabric from Lafab tessuti…It’s nice to work with and wear…but I must admit it’s a pain to iron…you need to use a cloth and it’s hard to press in shape.

Per la prima volta ho usato del neoprene preso da Lafab tessuti …è facile da lavorare e comodo da indossare…ma devo ammettere è odioso da stirare…ho dovuto usare un panno e è difficile da mettere in forma.

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I couldn’t resist buying a silver zipper (finding cool zippers is so hard) and then thought using silver glitter piping I bought eons ago from Supercut.

Non ho resistito quando ho trovato questa lampo argentata (è così difficile trovarne) e poi ho pensato di aggiungere uno sbieco con cordoncino argentato comprato secoli fa da Supercut.

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I’m very happy with the result. Next time I want to add a raised collar 😉

Sono molto contenta del risultato. La prossima volta voglio aggiungere un collo alto;)

8 thoughts on “Pattern hacking: Cassock coat BCN Unique

  1. I really like this! Scuba, however, puts me off. I’ve only seen it in person at a posh shop in Florence, where among the silks and tweeds it didn’t shine. Seems supremely practical.

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    1. Thanks, Judith! Scuba is actually quite easy to sew as it’s firm. If you have a walking foot it’s easier but you could also put cello tape below your presser foot if you face sliding issues. Price wise it wasn’t very expensive. I had bought it on Lafab tessuti and you can find still some nice scuba if you wish to try. (I am not affiliated to the store I just had good experiences with them. If you email them in English they do reply)

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