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Grainline Studio Tamarack Jacket - again!

We're revisiting the Grainline Tamarack Jacket pattern on the blog today, because after trying on Jane's excellent version  I knew I wanted some warm, quilty goodness of my own. I also had a very specific hole in my wardrobe to fill. I needed something in the form of a jacket or cardigan, hip length and (somewhat predictably) black. Something I could get away with wearing both inside and out. I'd been admiring the gorgeous Bernadette Jackets made by Kate and Klarissa at Bombazine , and thought I could crop the Tamarack to a similar length. Three cheers for sewing, hey? After choosing the outer fabric (a basic black top-dyed Japanese cotton, not online), and inner (100% Australian wool batting, also in store) I kept returning to this gloriously pretty and slinky Rifle Paper Co. for Cotton and Steel rayon for the lining.  I’ve done a bit of quilting before but I was worried if I was up to quilting with rayon - I was worried it's slinkiness might