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Laura F how to jacket tutorial

Make Laura's wholecloth jacket pattern in woven cloth or reverse-appliqued felt, both will follow the same tutorial, just have a different design scale. To do the applique, quilt both layers as rectangles, cut away one layer. Start with a Laura Lee Fritz jacket pattern file, quilt onto your flat fabric, either wholecloth single layer, "sandwich", or patchwork sandwich.  See the "wings" on the back shoulder blades? they drape quickly to fit the body, but the more body you quilt into the project (heavier batting, more seams in your patchwork), the longer these take to soften to mold to you. Cut, but...

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