Fall Jacket: Kelly Anorak

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I have officially fallen behind in blogging. I’ve now made everything that I planned to make for the fall, but have only managed to blog the cardigan. It’s not because I haven’t made some good stuff, though. This jacket is the pièce de résistance of my fall sewing collection. It may also be my all-time favorite make.

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April Showers Bring May Flowers: Kelly Anorak Rain Coat

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Growing up, my dad always insisted that my brothers and I wear rain coats. I was more of the run-to-the-car-with-my-hood-up type of teenager, but he made sure that we wore our rain coats. My rebellious self didn’t take a raincoat to college. After college, my mom gave me a great trench coat, but it doesn’t have a hood. Finally, years later, I decided it was time to have a proper rain coat. Enter the Kelly Anorak by Closet Case Patterns.

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Completed Anise!

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I did it! You guys, this is a proud moment for me. There were some bumps along the way (including my mom saying this jacket was “too ugly to make”) but I’ve officially finished making my Anise jacket.  It took me most of my spring break, and I probably won’t get to wear it again until the fall, but I am so excited.

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