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Anthracite Coat

Added Feb 7, 2017

by bellifontaine

Fontainebleau, F...

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Description

My previous work, the fall coat in Harris tweed (Burda 08/2016, mod.116) was such a success with my friends and I loved the pattern and the coat so much – I was keen to make another one in a different fabric. I knew that those lapels would look fantastic in solid color and be the central detail of this elegant and sophisticated model. And it was high time for me to start a project for somebody else.

My friend chose this beautiful coat wool from Paul&Joe in this interesting shade of grey. Depending on the light and the surrounding color palette, this color can vary and look either anthracite grey or dark navy blue. We chose stripy anthracite grey satin for the lining.

Like in case with my coat in Harris tweed, this coat is longer than the original model in the magazine. For my friend’s height of 174cm I added 15 cm in length when cutting the fabric. The final length of the coat is 10cm longer than the original. I used a 3m cut of main fabric and 2m of lining to make this coat.

More photos on my blog http://katyasgallery.blogspot.com
Model: @katya.ovva

Material Notes

wool

Difficulty

Intermediate

Categories

Season
Spring, Fall, Winter
For
Women
Garment Type
Coat/Capes
Style
Business, Casual, Classic
Material
Wool

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    Mar 3, 2017, 06.32 PMby chrissy CHRISSY

    stunning, perfect color

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    Feb 25, 2017, 09.50 PMby Syl .

    Love this coat! the colour and the length – better than original! Great job!

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      Feb 27, 2017, 08.22 AMby bellifontaine

      Thank you so much for your comment!

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    Feb 21, 2017, 03.17 AMby nrobson

    very good sewing and professional looking!

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      Feb 27, 2017, 08.22 AMby bellifontaine

      Thank you, it is so nice to hear!

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    Feb 9, 2017, 08.27 PMby Tzai

    Gorgeus coat and the model shows it perfectly!

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    Feb 9, 2017, 05.36 PMby Ellen Hatteland

    This is so nice!! :)

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    Feb 8, 2017, 01.39 PMby SurMesure

    So chic and beautiful! A fabulous coat!

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    Feb 8, 2017, 08.07 AMby Mary Athey

    Gorgeous coat. I love this one as well. Fab photos really show it of x

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    Feb 7, 2017, 10.44 PMby Maria Hayek

    Another gorgeous coat :)

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      Feb 8, 2017, 12.33 PMby bellifontaine

      Thank you Maria! I do like how it turned out)))

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