Class #1- Determine pattern size. Cut out batting and lining pieces. Plan the design. Determine back focus design (quilt block). Assemble quilt block for back.
Class #2- Piece the quilted fabrics for fronts, back, and sleeves.
Class #3- Continue to create the pieces. Prepare the binding. Start quilting.
Class #4-Finish quilting on all of the pieces. Start assembling coat.
Class #5-Finish assembling the coat and lining. ( Pockets are optional). Attach buttons, snaps, or hook and eye closure.Fabric requirements:
2 1/2 yards of main color
1/4 yard minimum of each of 5 or more fabrics for the contrasting strips
*More colors or larger cuts of fabric might be needed, depending on the quilt block the maker chooses to put on the back
1/2 yard of binding
Twin size Quilt batting (72"x80")
Optional hardware for closure: Buttons or snaps or hook and eyeTools and Notions:
Tamarac Jacket pattern
Sewing machine and a variety of presser feet (I used several types of presser feet to make this jacket: 1/4" foot, and edge joining foot, a free motion quilting foot and a walking foot)
Rotary cutter, mat, and ruler
Pencil or marking tool
You will be encouraged to improvise, design as you go, work organically, and experiment with color as you lay your pieces down to create the quilted fabric.
This pattern is multi-sized and has a loose fit.