--- "DO IT YOURSELF" ENTRY ------- PURPOSE: Altering a jacket to remove excess fabric from the back of a jacket for person sitting in a wheelchair. The back of the jacket is shortened so that the finished hem is level with the seat of the chair. Extra fullness is removed from the front panels. Drawings show where to remove fabric. SKILLS REQUIRED: Sewing. AUTHOR: Bowar, M. TITLE: Clothing for the Handicapped, Fashion for Adults and Children. REF: Book: Sister Kenny Institute Rehabilitation Publi
The Back Open Jacket is a child's or adult's jacket designed for wear by individuals who use wheelchairs. This machine-washable jacket is made of either sweatshirt fleece or Polartec and is designed for wear by individuals who sit for extended periods. Features include a ribbed V neck, a front zipper withpull ring, and Velcro tabbed back closure for ease in assisted dressing. Models 353 and 354 are made of sweatshirt fleece and models 360 to 367 are made of Polartec. SIZES: Models 353 and 363 ar
The Challenger Jacket is a men's or women's jacket designed for use by individuals with temporary or permanent upper extremity disabilities or amputations. The left and/or right jacket sleeve is custom modified to accommodate a brace, cast, compression wrap, or prosthesis. The jacket has a durable water repellent Teklon nylon shell, a poly-filled body with heavyweight fleece lining, rib knit waistband and cuffs, lower slash pockets, an interior pocket, and nylon lining in the sleeves. All pocket
The Cozy Coats Winter Coat is a winter coat designed for use by individuals who use wheelchairs. Made with a double layer of anti-pill winter fleece and long in front and short in back, the coat provides full coverage without uncomfortable bunching in the back. The sides are short, and are designed not to drag in the wheels. Features include dropped shoulders and ample arm holes to accommodate users with limited flexibility, and a cowl collar with hood that does not require zippers, snaps, strin
The Polar Fleece Jacket is a child's, women's, or men's jacket designed for wear by individuals who use wheelchairs. From the front, the 100 percent polyester fleece jacket looks like a standard pullover, but it features wider armholes, a longer front zipper, and an easily accessible Velcro closure in the back. SIZES: Child's small, medium, and large and adult's small, medium, large, and extra large. COLOR: Hunter and cream, navy and cream, royal blue, black, periwinkle, dark purple, and hot pi
The men's Poplin Jacket is designed to be worn over clothing to keep men warm in cooler weather. The cotton/poly twill jacket is fully lined and water repellent. SIZES: M, L, XL, 2X, 3X. COLOR: Variety.