Guys & Girls Bomber Jackets ✄✄

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Learn to make a bomber jacket over 10 hours. Choose contrast fabrics for the sleeves to create a traditional bomber, suiting fabrics for a super slick look or go glam with brocade or satin.

With a full lining, cuffs, waist band, neckband, POCKETS and open ended zip this is a project ideal for tackling with a teacher's support.  For an easier level; choose stable woven fabrics that are not silky or stretchy. If you are ready for a challenge; select a satiny lining and trickier fabrics for your jacket. If you can source a reversible zip, you can even make your bomber jacket completely reversible!

While you are dreaming up how you will style your bomber jacket, check out this great article on the McCalls Blog with ideas on choosing fabrics, ribbing and zips for a variety of different looks - click here.  We've also filled a pinterest board with bomber jacket ideas - click here.

  Workshop skill levels explained – click here.

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What you will learn
  • A fully lined sleeve
  • An intermediate level pattern that is ideal for tackling with a teacher's support
  • How handle ribbing and sew an open ended zip
What you will get
  • A bomber jacket
  • Tuition to make this sewing pattern
Parking Info
  • Level 1, 329 Brunswick St, Fitzroy. Look for the red door.
  • Most Brunswick St parking is ticketed & max' 2hrs. However, longer time parking is available in the paid Coles Car Park.
  • Public Transport is the ideal way to get here - jump on the 11 tram & get off at Johnston St.

What to bring
  • 1 metre of main fabric, and .6 metres of contrasting sleeve fabric
  • 1.6 metres of lining fabric and .4 metres of rib knit skuba or ponte for cuffs etc
  • Matching sewing machine thread and a 55cm open ended zip
What to wear


Appropriate for

✄✄ Perfect for students who know how to use a sewing machine and have made items like our Simple A Line Skirt or PJ Pants

Suggested Fabrics


Thread Den

Vendor since 2013

Learn to sew and make your own clothes.

Located on Melbourne's vibrant Brunswick Street, in Fitzroy. At Thread Den you can start at the very beginning, take your skills to the next level, and find your own unique style.

At Thread Den it's just like a friend (a super nice clever one) teaching you and a few friends to sew. There is no need to clear off a space and find somewhere to work at home. When you come in; take advantage of having all the equipment on hand, lovely big cutting tables, smooth running Janomes with plenty of feet accessories, inspiring resources, and friendly people to chat to. Everything is right here. 

Students simply need to bring along their fabric, matching thread and notions like buttons, zips, etc.  Your teachers have years of experience, their own labels and businesses, and the desire to share their skills and craftsmanship with you.

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  1. Cancellation requests received the day before, the day of, or any time after a course start are not be eligible for a refund, are not eligible for transfer, and are not eligible for credit towards another course.
  2. All cancellations are subject to a 25% cancellation fee.
  3. Refunds will be processed back to the original payment method less the 25% fee.
  4. Refunds are processed as soon as notification of cancellation is received, allow approximately 3 days for your banking institution to show the refund to your account. 

Request for Transfer:

  1. Bookings (without date changes) are fully transferrable to another person without incurring any penalty.
  2. Participants may request a transfer to their booking without penalty up until fourteen (14) days prior to the course or workshop start date.
  3. Participants transferring their booking within fourteen (14) days prior to the course or workshop start date incur a $10 administration fee.
  4. Requests to transfer received the day before, the day of, or any time after a course start will not be eligible for a refund, are not eligible for transfer, and are not eligible for credit towards another course.

Notice periods above are based on your original booking date, if a transfer has been made, the notice periods do not reset.

Effective 1 November 2019

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24 October 2019 • Guys & Girls Bomber Jackets ✄✄

Great Class :) amazing result!