Whew! Sleeves are now trimmed and buttons added. My right hand is definitely hurting from all the hand-sewing I’ve been doing this past few days, and I hope I can stand to wear the jacket! When you have, umm, been so intimate with a project for such a long time, it kinda loses its appeal, you know?
Anyway, pockets and buttons are the only thing left to add, and I am going to give my hand a little rest before adding those. Here is the full-length view as of now:
My friend shared a video with some friendly little helpers to get me thru the last bits. Enjoy!