Kelly Anorak Jacket Pattern
Style meets function with the Kelly Anorak; a classic shape with a modern cut, this simple coat is the perfect choice for transitional weather.
Lightweight and unlined, it features a two-piece cuffed sleeve, optional drawstring waist, gusseted flap pocket and a zipper placket with snap buttons. View A will keep you warm and dry with a roomy three-piece hood, while View B features a classic stand-up collar.
Pattern Difficulty: AdvancedLearn more about how we rank pattern difficulty
- Choose medium to heavyweight woven fabrics such as twill, canvas, denim and linen. Make the ultimate rain coat with a waterproof fabric like ripstop, waxed canvas or Goretex.
Yardage (sizes 0-20) - 45inch / 1.14 m wide
ALL VIEWS ~ Sizes 0-8 = 3.5 yd (3.2 m), Sizes 8-20 = 4 yd (3.75 m)
Yardage (sizes 0-20) - 58inch / 1.5 m wide
ALL VIEWS ~ Sizes 0-8: 2.5 yd (2.32 m), Sizes 8-14 = 3 yd (2.75 m), Sizes 16-20 = 3.5 yd (3.2 m)
Yardage (sizes 14-32) - 45inch / 1.14 m wide
VIEW A - WITH HOOD ~ Sizes 14-20 = 4.25 yd (3.75 m), Sizes 20-26 = 4.5 yd (4 m), Sizes 28-32 = 5 yd (4.5 m)
VIEW B - WITH COLLAR ~ Sizes 14-20 = 3.75 yd (3.5 m), Sizes 20-26 = 4.25 yd (3.75 m), Sizes 28-32 = 4.5 yd (4 m)
Yardage (sizes 14-32) - 58inch / 1.5 m wide
VIEW A - WITH HOOD ~ Sizes 14-20 = 3.25 yd (3 m), Sizes 22-26 = 3.5 yd (3.25 m), Sizes 30-32 = 3.75 yd (3.5 m)
VIEW B - WITH COLLAR ~ Sizes 14-20 = 2.75 yd (2.5 m), Sizes 22-26 = 3 yd (2.75 m), Sizes 30-32 = 3.25 yd (3 m)
- Metal snap buttons, 13 x 1/2”-5/8" (12-15mm)
- Fusible Interfacing, 1 yard (1 m)
- Separating coat zipper with pull on left side, 26" long (sizes 0-20), 28" long (sizes 14-32)
- Drawstring, 1 1/2” yard (1.3m) for sizes 0-20, and 2 1/2" yard (2.3 m) for sizes 14-32
- Optional: 3 yards of double fold bias tape to finish neckline and coat hem (can be replaced with serged stitch or homemade bias tape)
- Optional: Grommets, 2 x size #0 or #1, inside diameter 6-7 mm (can be replaced with machine buttonhole)
- Optional: topstitching thread
- Polyester thread
- Marking tool
PDF File Details
|Sizes 0-20||Sizes 14-32|
|Letter / A4||48 pagres||54 pages|
|Copyshop / A0||3 pages||3 pages|
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From the Closet Core Community
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I am so happy with how my Kelly Anorak turned out. I made a size 8 and made it a little more cropped by removing two inches from the 'lengthen/shorten here' line at the waist. I didn't have to make any other changes/alterations. I used the lining expansion and I did accidentally cut out the original sleeves for my mockup (the lining has a different sleeve with no cuff). I made a quilted version from linen with a cotton batting. The jacket is super comfortable to wear- it has a great range of movement at the shoulder and upper arm, the collar is cozy and the pockets are deep and roomy for phones, keys whatever. The instructions are clear and any construction questions that popped up were pretty much answered by referencing the sew alongs on this website. Anybody could make this jacket.
I made an unlined version of the jacket as I was using a soft-shell fabric with fleece lining. I just LOVE my jacket. The style, the cut ... everything!! I found the instructions clear and easy to understand, but really appreciated the additional pattern explanations on the blog. I took my time with the making of this jacket and enjoyed the whole process. I have had many compliments on the jacket. I love it. Thank you :)
I found it easy to make by following the instructions given. I didn't have to make any adjustments for my size. Whether you are a first time sewer or experienced one you will find it easy to make. I am also going to make a heavier winter jacket and also a winter coat with this pattern.
I made a lined waterproof version of the Kelly Anorak with the collar and an additional detachable hood (I traced the original hood piece and shortened the front flaps. Then I just attached it with snap buttons) The pattern was straight forward to sew, the instructions were clear. The muslin was pretty tight in the back. I intend to use the jacket as an everyday-rainjacket, so I made a broad back adjustment and lengthened the sleeves to have more room to stretch my arms forward.
As usual, a very good quality sewing pattern 😀
This was the first jacket pattern I have made. Pattern was great, instructions clear even for a jacket newbie and fit is perfect. Such a high end feeling finish paired with the lining extension.