In some parts of the world, there is a chill in the air and that means coats and jackets are in season! Raphaëlle from the French indie pattern company Ready to Sew reached out to us and asked us if we’d like to try out some of her new patterns with her newly extended sizing. Check out our Curvy Sew Collective post for the Ready to Sew Patsy Overalls and now we are happy to bring you a look into the Pekka Jacket.

Pekka takes its inspiration from traditional Japanese clothing. It is an oversized mid-season jacket with wide armholes and a simplified jacket lining. With slightly cropped sleeves and gaping pockets, this stylish jacket is perfect for layering and an ideal sew for motivated beginners.

The Pekka Jacket is available in two size ranges. Range 2, for curvy sewists, starts with a 42.3″ (107.5 cm) bust and goes up to a... [read more]