Mary Ray

The Fashionably Quilted Jacket

Mary Ray
  • In-depth Instruction; over 221 mins
  • On-demand video access anytime
  • Bonus downloadable PDF resources
  • Access to class Q&A
Meet your instructor, Mary Ray, and learn more about your class.
Mary walks you through what to look for in your pattern, how to adjust the fit and make a muslin. She also discusses how shoulder pads can add balance to your garment.
You'll need to decide what fabrics you want to use for your jacket. Mary gives tips on choosing your fashion fabric, lining, batting and thread.
Sew along with Mary as you prepare your pattern pieces and sew together the components of your jacket. Mary shows how you can embellish your seams and how to attach the lapels.
Now it's time to start quilting! Mary discusses how to plan your quilting lines and start quilting your pattern pieces. She also shows you some fun variations to try.
Learn how to sew darts in your quilted garment and finish the seams. Mary demonstrates the Hong Kong seam and other decorative seam finishes you can try.
Mary walks you through the process of sewing in the sleeves and attaching the collar. She also demonstrates how to prepare and sew a flat-felled seam.
You'll want to bind the edges of your jacket for a clean finish. Mary explains how to prepare the edges, sew bias strips and attach them to your jacket to create the binding.
Your jacket is almost ready to wear! Learn how to add closures and optional shoulder pads to complete your work of art. Get ready for oohs and ahs!
Once you've made one jacket, you'll be itching to make more! Watch Mary's trunk show for inspiration to create your own closet full of gorgeous garments.
10 Lessons
3  hrs 41  mins

Sew along with expert quilter Mary Ray and learn how to make a quilted jacket. You’ll discover which fabrics, threads and battings are ideal for use in quilted garments. Then, receive Mary’s invaluable tips for constructing, quilting, seaming and creatively finishing your jacket. Quilters and garment makers, you will find this project the perfect fit as you combine your passions to create an elegant, figure-flattering jacket.

Important Pattern Information

The sewing pattern on which this class is based — Butterick 4610 — is not included with your purchase and may be out of print — check with online retailers. This class is rich in essential sewing techniques, so if the pattern is out of print, we encourage you to look for an alternative pattern with similar style details. You might also be able to find the original pattern through a private reseller.

Mary Ray

Mary Ray is a designer of award-winning wearable art featured in shows and galleries nationwide. She is a Threads contributing editor and instructor at Appalachian State University in Boone, NC.

Mary Ray

Bonus materials available after purchase