I got bored with sewing the white jacket and violated my Rule and made a navy denim skirt in the meantime. In my defense, I had had the navy denim hanging over the railing since Spring, planning to make the skirt. It was after I finished the white denim skirt and realized what a good job I'd done and how much I was already wearing it, that I caved and interrupted the jacket to make the other skirt.
It's like my navy denim jacket - something I have always wanted but never had until I made it for myself. It has pockets, a "waist"band, front fly and flat felled seams. A classic.
To cut down on bulk, I lined the pockets with some craft cotton I had, just for fun.
Since I was on a roll with finishing projects, I sewed three snaps to the embroidered linen jacket. I didn't cover them because, when I tried putting even the thin silk over the snap, it snagged and made the unsnapping difficult. I will probably always wear this jacket done up anyway. Now I just have to find new buttons.
Next, I pick-stitched the facings to the front of the navy linen blend jacket.
I used navy thread and you really can't see the stitching, which is what I wanted in this case.
Finally, I also finished the white jacket. I really like the accent of the wood buttons. What next!?