Masterclass 'Jacket Lucy'

Fascinated by the 'Lucy' jacket from the 1930s, but not confident enough to cut the fabric yourself?

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  • When

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  • For whom

    People with sewing experience

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  • Languages

    Dutch & English
  • Pricing

    • €75 Adult
    • €70 Young adult up to 25
    • €70 MoMu Friend

    Fibre Mood pattern included.

  • Number of participants

    Minimum 5, maximum 7 participants

Do you enjoy sewing, but are you not yet confident enough to start from scratch? During this masterclass, you will create your own version of the 'Lucy' jacket, inspired by the study collection. An experienced stylist will teach you step by step how to create the 1930s jacket. Fibre Mood created the pattern, but you decide on the look and feel.

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You can make the 'Lucy' jacket in a variety of fabrics, depending on the desired outcome. If you want a cozy anorak, go for a quilted or padded fabric. If you prefer a comfortable crossover jacket, opt for a knit fabric like interlock or jacquard. If you want a kimono-style blouse, make your 'Lucy' in a woven fabric like viscose crepe, lyocell, silk satin, jacquard, etc. A wool fabric also creates a stylish jacket, and you can even create a unique piece with (fine) corduroy, denim, suede, or leather.

The original 'Lucy' jacket is made of beige silk and dates back to the 1930s. The front panels are decorated with pink checks, which are also seen in the spiral-shaped stitching. This geometric aspect is also present in the V-neck and raglan sleeves with curved, angled cuffs. Originally, the jacket closed with a single button in the shape of a Vietnamese hat or nón lá, but it was lost before 'Lucy' ended up in the study collection. Both the cut and button suggest Asian influences on Western European fashion during this period. 'Lucy' was possibly part of an evening outfit, combined with a long gown. In the 1930s, similar short jackets and capes were worn to emphasize the shoulders and highlight the fitted, vertical silhouette of the dress. On the other hand, it could have been a negligee jacket worn in the privacy of one's own home.

The lunch break is scheduled between 12:30 PM and 1:30 PM. There are various options for lunch in the local vicinity, including the MoMu Café.


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