The Minoru Jacket was the winner! The fabric is a light weight cotton twill in a winter white, and I'm going to call it that because 'beige' just doesn't sound appealing at all!
The lining is a tan and white, thin strip, that will just add a touch of class to the colour of the jacket. The picture doesn't do the fabric justice at all, but then you will just have to wait to see the finished product.
This weekend was the beginning of daylight savings and I think this colour will make a very nice addition to my spring wardrobe, which when teamed up with jeans will make a very nice casual jacket for that evening barbeque.
For the first time ever, I have washed the material before beginning. So with fabric washed, dried and ironed today I cut out the pattern.
What I love about this pattern is that there were separate pattern pieces for the lining. Oh and the fact that I, for the first time in my life, I will fit into a size 8 - not that the number of the size matters, it's all about how it fits in the end.
I can't wait to start sewing!