Pattern Description: Simplicity 1699 is a lined jacket with front darts and pleats in the top of the
Pattern Sizing: 8-24
Did it look like the photo/drawing on the pattern envelope once you were done sewing with it? Yes
Were the instructions easy to follow? Yes
What did you particularly like or dislike about the pattern? I dislike the pleats on the shoulders.
Fabric Used: Cotton/Lycra
Pattern alterations or any design changes you made: The fronts are lined with the same fabric, so as to have the same look when opened. After wearing it, the pleats were removed as I should have done before completing the jacket. What made me think I would like them? I already knew I didn't.
Would you sew it again? Yes Would you recommend it to others? Yes
Conclusion: The jacket is a quick jacket for the changing weather.