GoreTex rain jacket for Gabriel

I just finished this GoreTex waterproof breathable jacket for Gabriel. It’s from Green Pepper pattern #149. The GoreTex is really sturdy material and large enough that he should be able to wear it for a couple of years yet! I started with this outdoors thread but that wouldn’t make a proper stitch so half-way through I changed to just normal thread.

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The French seam in the neck was a real bitch to sew but we got there in the end.

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I was breaking needles, cutting myself with scissors and losing elastic in the cuffs. Much cursing and swearing emanated from the sewing room.

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