Earlier this year, our School Days Jacket + Coat sewing pattern went out of print. As always seems to happen, once the style was no longer available we started receiving a large number of requests for it.
So we’re happy to announce that this style is available again as our second digital pattern.
This versatile unisex pattern contains options for both a lined, three-season raincoat and a heavy winter jacket with an optional quilted lining.
As we’re moving into winter here in the northern hemisphere, we’ve heard from many of you who are considering sewing the winter jacket version. Need a little inspiration for what you can do with it? After this style was originally released, Liesl wrote a couple posts here about jackets she’s made with the pattern. Here’s one that focuses on wool fabric options you can use for making the jacket. And here’s another that shows the version that S wore for a couple years (which she, sadly, has now outgrown). And if you have any concerns about sewing a coat at home that will stand up to the worst of what winter can throw at you, here’s a full field testing report on what the jacket can do. (Spoiler alert: it passes with flying colors.)
Like our recently-released Puppet Show digital pattern, the pattern file you’ll download once you complete your purchase provides you with options for either printing and tiling at home using a standard printer or for sending full-sized pattern pieces to a print shop that can handle 36″ wide sheets.