Hey CSC!  It’s Meg of Cookin’ and Craftin’, and it’s been a while!


I’m back in action with a pattern review for y’all, in honor of the Curvy Year of Sewing Kimonos and Cardigans theme. I’ve made two versions of the Style Arc Estelle Ponte Jacket (more here and here), and I’ve got things to say about it! Here’s my review.

Pattern name: Style Arc Estelle Ponte Jacket… I’d argue that it’s more cardigan than jacket, but you decide for yourself. Style Arc describes Estelle as  follows: “This fabulous jacket is not just easy to wear but it is very easy to make. The knee length and the gorgeous waterfall collar makes this jacket a great trans seasonal addition to your wardrobe. A project you can complete in an afternoon.” You all know how I feel about waterfall collar coats and cardigans (see my review of the Itch to Stitch Hvar jacket).


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