Cocoon Jacket – Step-by-step tutorial

Screen Shot 2015-10-10 at 22.26.44PLEASE NOTE THAT THAT THE COCOON JACKET IS NO LONGER AVAILABLE AS A FREE SINGLE SIZE PATTERN, BUT YOU CAN PURCHASE THE MULTISIZE PATTERN HERE AS A DOWNLOAD OR ON PAPER.
This is a step-by-step tutorial for the Cocoon Jacket. The FREE pattern is available to download  from here. Don’t forget to take a look at the blog post that accompanies this pattern for ideas and tip on fabrics and styling. Happy sewing!

Please note that for the purposes of this tutorial, blue represents the right side of the fabric and grey represents the wrong side.

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Cut your FRONT panel along the dashed line to create the FRONT TOP and FRONT BOTTOM.

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With right side together, aligning the blue dots, pin and stitch a pocket to each of the FRONT TOP and the FRONT BOTTOM panels – see diagram left.

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Open out and iron flat – see diagram right.

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With right sides together pin each of the FRONT TOPS to the
FRONT BOTTOMS along the dashed cut line and sew from one side to the other around the pocket – see diagram left.

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With right sides together, sew your FRONT linings to your FRONT around the pink dashed line – see diagram right.

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With right sides together sew your BACK panels together down the marked central seam.

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With right sides together attach
your lined FRONTS to your BACK panels across the shoulders.

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Screen-Shot-2016-02-07-at-17.36.36Sew your CUFF to your SLEEVE along the blue lines.

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Sew each of your SLEEVES to your FRONT & BACK – see diagram.

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Align your FRONT and BACK on top of one another to create the jacket shape. With right sides together, align your underarm pink spots and pin. Following the pink dashed line, sew all the way from the cuff to the armpit and then down to the bottom – see diagram.

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Hem the back panel & finish the neckline with bias binding.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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