Unisex Ilford Jacket

Friday Pattern Company

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Buy the Unisex Ilford Jacket sewing pattern from Friday Pattern Company. The Ilford Jacket is a versatile style that’s modular design makes for a pattern that is simple, yet impactful. It can be customized a million different ways and really is a “choose your own adventure” type of pattern that incorporates your design sense into the project.

It features drop shoulders and comes with two sleeve options: a placketed sleeve with cuff, and an easy to sew boxy sleeve for a more relaxed vibe. It also includes two lengths as well as a bunch of pocket templates that you can mix and match. The possibilities are endless. You can wear the Ilford as a jacket or shirt depending on the fabric you use.  This is a fun, skill building pattern that you will want to make/wear again and again! This pattern is for everyone and looks great on all genders!

This sewing pattern is available to buy in the following formats:

– PAPER (next working day dispatch on orders and FREE UK delivery over £50)

– PDF (available to download immediately after purchase). What is a PDF?

– PDF pattern + Printed A0 copy shop (We print out the A0 pattern sheets, but you’ll need to download the digital instructions, as we don’t print these. The PDF files will be emailed immediately after purchase, and the A0 pattern sheets will be dispatched next working day). Choose sizes XS-XXL or sizes 1X-7X. What is Copy Shop?

Suggested fabrics: The Ilford Jacket is designed for wovens and can be made from a wide variety of fabrics. For a boxier look, go for a lightweight canvas, linen, denim, or corduroy. It also looks amazing in a drapey woven. When sewn up in a flannel, it is the perfect fall layering piece.

Fabric requirements: Yardage listed below includes 1/4 yd (0.2 m) for pockets. You may need to purchase extra yardage if your fabric has a heavy nap, is directional, striped, or has an obvious repeat.

Regular length jacket:

Sizes XS – 7X: 45″ (114 cm) wide fabric: 2.25 – 3.5 yd (2.1 – 3.2 m) // 54″ – 60″ (137 – 152 cm) wide fabric: 1.75 – 2.75 yd (1.6 – 2.5 m).

Longer jacket:

Sizes XS – 7X: 45″ (114 cm) wide fabric: 2.75 – 4.6 yd (2.5 – 4.2 m) // 54″ – 60″ (137 – 152 cm) wide fabric: 2.3 – 3.3 yd (2.1 – 3.0 m).

Sizing: XS – 7X (approx. UK 6 – 34, based on our standardised size chart). Please also check the designer’s size chart and finished garment measurements.

This pattern was drafted using sample measurements for a height of 5’6″ (168 cm) and a B-cup bust.

Notions: Matching thread; 5-12 buttons (any size is fine, but the designer recommends 1″-1.5″ buttons); 1 yd (0.9 m) of 20″ (51 cm) wide light to midweight fusible interfacing.

PDF pattern includes: Instructions; US letter/A4 print-at-home patterns for the body (24 pages for XS-XXL, 30 pages for 1X-7X), placket sleeve (7 pages for XS-XXL, 8 pages for 1X-7X), boxy sleeve (6 pages for XS-XXL, 10 pages for 1X-7X) and pockets (11 pages); A0 copy shop pattern (3 sheets for XS-XXL, 3 sheets for 1X-7X). This pattern has layers so you can print just the size(s) you need.

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Additional information

Fabric

Denim / Corduroy, Heavyweight Cotton / Twill / Gabardine, Linen

Make time

One to two days

Sewing level

Intermediate

Size

UK 6 / US 2 / EU 34, UK 8 / US 4 / EU 36, UK 10 / US 6 / EU 38, UK 12 / US 8 / EU 40, UK 14 / US 10 / EU 42, UK 16 / US 12 / EU 44, UK 18 / US 14 / EU 46, UK 20 / US 16 / EU 48, UK 22 / US 18 / EU 50, UK 24 / US 20 / EU 52, UK 26 / US 22 / EU 54, UK 28 / US 24 / EU 56, UK 30 / US 26 / EU 58, UK 32 / US 28 / EU 60, UK 34 / US 30 / EU 62

Pattern format

PAPER, PDF, PDF pattern + Printed copy shop SIZES 1X – 7X (£7.00), PDF pattern + Printed copy shop SIZES XS – XXL (+£7.00)

PDF Printing

11 pages (pockets), 24-30 pages (body), 6-10 pages (boxy sleeve), 7-8 pages (placket sleeve)

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