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New Militia Denim Jacket: Completed

Sometimes, things take me far longer than I actually wanted them to. Case in point: This jacket.

I designed a 5-jacket collection in 2008 with the intent to sell them on Etsy. They were awesome. Needless to say, I bit off more than I could chew at that point and although I made all 5 jacket patterns, I only ended up making 3 (out of 5!). 
They weren't hard to make or confusing, I guess I  just got quite intimidated.
Looking back, they all should probably have lining with the exception of this baby who has regular jacket facings. I'm kind of in love with this denim one I deemed "New Militia". Obviously, it's a military-based style with a mod/retro spin. 
I initially went up to my sewing room to work on the sewing patterns for the Tower Midi but was too spent from my day job to even think that day. So I looked at this jacket, decided to see if my buttonholer wanted to work that day. It did! 
 The little chest pocket things are mainly for decoration, but you mig…