|Fabric lines used to full advantage; thick yarn band draws attention to waist|
Here are a few interesting points about the final construction steps:
1. Fur hooks are used to close the jacket front. I used fur hooks rather than metal hooks as they are matte rather than shiny, and are large enough to encase the center front edges. They are also strong. I buried the hooks between the jacket front and the front facing.
|fur "eyes" on left side|
|fur "hooks" on right side|
|hand stitch through neck edges of collars|
|Pocket flap template is laid on fashion fabric to improve accuracy|
|pocket hand tacked to jacket, then flap is added 1/2" above|