Designed with the transitional seasons in mind, the Tamarack Jacket is a warm and stylish quilted coat perfect for spring and fall layering. Follow one of the two quilting designs included, or design your own to make your Tamarack totally original to you! You'll stay toasty thanks to the inner layer of batting, while the roomy welt pockets will keep your belongings safe and your hands warm. Techniques include straight seams, basic quilting, inserting welt pockets, and applying bias binding.
Difficulty level: Intermediate
Suggested fabrics: (Main and Lining Fabrics) Light to mid-weight cottons, linens, chambrays, and lends work well for this jacket. Since the fabric will be doubled and quilted to a batting avoid anything too heavy as the jacket may become excessively stiff. (Batting) High quality batting in cotton, wool bamboo, or a blend. Choose the thickness based on how warm you want your coat to be.
Notions: Thread; 5 yards of 1/2" wide double fold bias binding (or 1/2 yard extra fabric to make your own). View A: 4 coat hooks and eyes; View B: 4 heavy duty snaps, walking foot. 1/2 yard extra fabric OR 5 yards of 1/2" wide double fold bias binding. 1/4 yard of 22-25" wide fusible interfacing. High quality quilt batting in U.S. Twin size (72" x 80").