Rag jacket

kathyg_in_miOctober 10, 2008

Does anyone have the directions to make a rag jacket using a sweatshirt on the inside? They have pics of 2 different ones on this website.

Kathy G in MI

Here is a link that might be useful: Rag jacket pics

Thank you for reporting this comment. Undo

Several ladies in our quilt guild have them and all they did was cut and sew pieces of fabric to the SS after cuttin off the ribbing.Some did squares,and some formed patterns like those on your link.All edges were left raw.

    Bookmark   October 11, 2008 at 3:36PM
Thank you for reporting this comment. Undo

Thanks Kathi,
I've only seen pics, so I didn't have a clue as to how they were put together. One more question, did they use flannnel or homespun cotton.
Kathy G in MI

    Bookmark   October 11, 2008 at 8:16PM
Thank you for reporting this comment. Undo

They used cottons and not just the Homespuns.Some used those funky cat prints and assorted colors to go with it,others did use homespuns of all colors.Most said they just went into their scrap collections.HTH

    Bookmark   October 12, 2008 at 2:24PM
Thank you for reporting this comment. Undo

Kathy, McCalls has a pattern similiar to what you are asking about. It is M4798. They are having the patterns on sale for 99 cents from the 19th to the 25th at Jo-ann Fabrics. Do you have one close by? If not, I would be glad to pick you up one and mail it to you. It would only be a couple bucks. Just let me know.. This pattern is not put on a sweatshirt but could easily be done this way.


    Bookmark   October 17, 2008 at 10:05AM
Thank you for reporting this comment. Undo

Thanks Susie, but I will be sure to stop at Joann's next month and check it out. I did get a pattern for one, from a lady at a quilt store, but she wasn't wearing the jacket, so I didn't get to see it in "person". I made a quilted one and it is great and I get stopped all the time for it, they even try to buy it off my back!
Kathy G in MI
Oh yeah, my old phone number ended in 4798, I won't forget that pattern #, thanks so much.

    Bookmark   November 15, 2008 at 11:33PM
Sign Up to comment
More Discussions
Advanced beginner , emphasis on beginner
What r ur fave online fabric stores? I am looking...
Anyone use Singer Touch 'n' Sew?
My Singer is one of the old Touch 'n' Sew's from about...
The little Singer 15- made her way home today!
I went back to the Thrift Store and asked the clerk...
Newbie Needle Question
How do you know it is time for a new needle? And, the...
Singer toy sewing machine question
Hi, I have a Singer Sewhandy toy electric sewing machine...
Sponsored Products
Veterinarian Steel Wine Caddy
$109.00 | FRONTGATE
Hoppi Satin Nickel One-Light Mini Pendant with Mocha/Clear Glass
$202.50 | Bellacor
Premium Grip Assorted Hangers (Pack of 24)
Red & Mustard Pocket Bottle Jacket Set
$6.99 | zulily
Besa Lighting | Groove One Light Low Voltage Pendant Light
$238.50 | YLighting
Masters Champions 1934-2014 Laser Autographs
People viewed this after searching for:
© 2015 Houzz Inc. Houzz® The new way to design your home™