Friday, December 06, 2013

Rigel Bomber


My next project for Mood Sewing Network is a Rigel Bomber by Papercut Patterns

And I am using this wonderful wool denim from Mood Fabrics


Here is the description, from Italy, a wool denim that's as soft as an old sweater.  Medium-weight.  We'd make this into boxy tops and jackets.



I am going to quilt the sleeves.  I have some lightweight quilt batting which I layered with a piece of the wool denim.  I used my quilt ruler to make a 45 degree line from the selvedge.  I  stitched with a 3.0 stitch and my walking foot.

I used this attachment for the spacing

and here is one piece with the quilted cross-hatch lines

I lightened the picture so you could see the stitching.  I tell you this was the hardest stitching lines to see.  I put my finger on the previous line and I could feel the stitching, that helped to guide the fabric.

One sleeve panel is complete and I will work on the other one tomorrow night.  After I finish the quilting I will cut out the sleeves.

I am looking forward to working on this jacket.

5 comments:

  1. Love how soft the fabric looks. Should make a real cozy jacket.

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  2. Wow! This is so cool! I'm so impressed that you went to the trouble to quilt it! Can't wait to see the finished jacket!

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  3. Can't wait to see it! May be copying you!

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  4. I can't wait to see the finished jacket, it's going to be fabulous!

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  5. I'm so excited to see this!

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