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Coat for my friend

Added Oct 23, 2013

by Bbtiny

Chatham, New Jer...

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Description

Ready for the colder days, I finished the coat for my friend. From many wool rests, some old curtains and Jeans I created this colorful coat which got a warm liner. The pattern comes from the Simplicity magazine fall/winter 2012.

Material Notes

Wool, Jeans, Vliesline, buttons

Difficulty

Intermediate

Categories

Season
Winter
For
Women
Garment Type
Coat/Capes
Style
Casual
Material
Cotton, Denim, Wool

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    Oct 24, 2013, 11.47 PMby tboneslimluv

    i ABSOLUTELY LOVE this coat – you are a genius!!! and now i must try and replicate the idea:::only longer as a maxi coat…. thank u very much for the inspiration!!!

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      Oct 25, 2013, 11.05 AMby Bbtiny

      I’m so happy I’ve inspired you! I’m already curious how your version will look! True, a maxi version is probably just as cool! I’ve bought many different wool fabrics and think about making a lighter longer one myself…. There is so much more to sew….

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    Oct 24, 2013, 08.06 AMby Ellen Hatteland

    Wow – this is so amazing and wonderful! You’ve done a great job with creating all this fabric together! I like the coat very, very much! and I’m sure your friend will use it a lot :)

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      Oct 24, 2013, 05.51 PMby Bbtiny

      Hello Ellen
      Thanks a lot. Last year I made one for myself and she liked it so much… now I could use up the rest of the fabric and create one for her… what more do I want!

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      Oct 25, 2013, 07.52 AMby Ellen Hatteland

      I have always thought about making a similar coat to myself because I have one from Desigual, and now when I have seen your sister’s coat, I think I have to give it a try.. :-)

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    Oct 23, 2013, 06.47 PMby BiscuitBem

    love this, it really reminds me of joe browns style coats :D

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      Oct 23, 2013, 07.25 PMby Bbtiny

      thank you so much!

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    Oct 23, 2013, 06.39 PMby Rugby6

    Wow what a fantastic job you have done, great colours and use of fabrics

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      Oct 23, 2013, 07.25 PMby Bbtiny

      Thanks, I like the fact that I could use up rests and it still came out so good!

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