The Wiksten Haori Jacket
"It's fully lined so that all the seams are beautifully hidden while giving it the feeling of a lightweight blanket without batting. The construction of the jacket makes it reversible, so the options are endless..." — Jenny Gordy, Making Magazine
Price: $215 to $265
$195 + $20 to $65 Materials
In this two-day sewing boot camp (with lots of snacks & coffee breaks), Katie Whittle, a garment sewing educator with over a decade of experience, will lead you through all the sewing basics, from sewing machine set-up, translating sewing patterns, to hemming. A bit of sewing experience is needed, and all machines and materials are provided. Go home sporting a beautiful & functional kimono style jacket complete with "I made this!" bragging rights.
- Fully reversible
- Lined with linen/cotton blend
- Sizable pockets
Level: Advanced Beginner
Some sewing experience is required
- Sewing machine anatomy and set-up
- Reading sewing patterns
- Taking measurements
- Selecting pattern size
- Cutting and marking patterns
- Pocket construction
- Installing facings
- Proper pressing
The Wiksten Haori Jacket pattern (available at KH workshop)
3 yards of outer fabric. Medium weight woven fabric such as twill, light canvas/denim, cotton/linen blends.
3 yards lining fabric. Light to medium weight woven fabric such as chambray, cotton/linen blends, and quilting cotton.
2 1/2 yards lightweight fusible interfacing
All Purpose polyester thread in color matching outer fabric.
Students may choose to purchase the full kit including fabric from us (+ $50) or bring your own fabric.
Full Kit: Wiksten Haori Jacket pattern, 3 yards of lightweight canvas, 3 yards of Yarn Dyed Linen/cotton blend lining, and coordinating thread.
Partial Kit: Wiksten Haori Jacket pattern