This is a modified Jalie 2679 soft-shell jacket made for my wife. I used the original pattern and added a hood, pocket covers, zipper cover, and a full lining. The 2679 is a very practical pattern that works well for fleece, soft-shell and hard-shell materials. To see the original post about making the unaltered pattern, go Here. Otherwise, continue reading to see the modified version.
After the fabric run in Idaho, my wife picked out a tights pattern, and we made up a pair of Jalie leggings.
I was up in Boise ID and bought a whole ton of awesome sportswear fabric from Outdoor Wilderness Fabrics! I’ve purchased from OWF before, and they provide fabrics from Polartec, Thinsulate, Apex, Gore-Tex, etc. These are the same fabrics that are used in commercial sports clothing, and will never be found in any Joann’s or similar type shop. Shipping is usually expensive for the bulky items (like insulation) so I couldn’t miss an opportunity to get some while I was in town.
The Jalie 2679 is a great jacket pattern that works well for fleece, soft, and hardshell materials. It has a modern cut, with big zippered pockets, and isn’t too difficult to make. Continue reading “Jalie 2679 in Heavy Fleece”