I made ARCHIE from light weight upholstery linen. I’ve made other jackets from this type of fabric and it’s great. You have to launder it in cold water and hang dry then press lightly sometimes,but the weight of the fabric lends itself to this type of garment.
I left all my edges raw, but I’ve zigzagged and S stitched several times. I’ll still be trimming after I wash it the first time. I made patch buttonholes and covered buttons.
You can’t see but I’m wearing Vrille pants in teal linen.