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Pattern review: Juno Jacket by Papercut in Double Indigo Selvedge Denim

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Papercut Patterns of New Zealand recently released a new collection of patterns, and we loved the look of the Juno Jacket immediately.  Image credit: Papercut Patterns Fiona and I both independently had the thought of making it up in our new Double Indigo Japanese Selvedge Denim. Great minds, right? The one I have made is definitely a shop sample though. (Truly. It's in the shop right now... unlike my Merchant & Mills Mary White top from the previous post, which has 'somehow' ended up in high rotation in my wardrobe, ahem.) When using a selvedge denim I like to make a feature of the selvedge, and the front bands and belt on the Juno were perfect opportunities. The pattern layouts supplied look very efficient, but I had to go my own way to incorporate the selvedge, and played a lot of pattern tetris, cutting in a single layer and tracing in chalk (which is quite satisfying on dark, smooth denim). I subtracted the 1cm seam allowance from the neckband and belt pieces on