Coat for Pilar

Added Feb 6, 2014

by pauline alice

Valencia, Spain

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Description

This is a coat I made for my mother-in-law (she’s modeling it) as a Christmas present.
I used Burdastyle pattern #103 from august 2013 issue. It’s a very simple shape but with an interesting collar (I used the pockets from #102 from the same issue).
The fabric is an amazing double-face boiled wool, I used the brown side as the main side and the orange/rust one on the facing and pocket details.
The coat is lined with a rust coloured lining and we chose wood buttons to stay with the autumnal colour theme.
Read more about it on my blog.

Difficulty

Intermediate

Categories

Season
Winter, Fall
For
Women
Garment Type
Coat/Capes
Material
Wool

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    Feb 7, 2014, 09.47 PMby janene

    You must love your MIL very much. This coat is amazing!

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      Feb 7, 2014, 09.47 PMby janene

      BTW she makes a fabulous model too, don’t you think?

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    Feb 6, 2014, 05.42 PMby Ellen Hatteland

    What a fabulous coat! I adore it! :-)

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      Feb 7, 2014, 02.52 PMby pauline alice

      Thanks Ellen! Good thing it was a size too big for me or I would have kept it ;) But it definitely looks better on my mother-in-law!

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      Feb 7, 2014, 07.28 PMby Ellen Hatteland

      Your mother-in-law is very lucky! :)

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    Feb 6, 2014, 05.16 PMby cathysews

    It’s fantastic. You mum in law looks fabulous, what a great present.

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    Feb 6, 2014, 12.49 PMby Mary Athey

    Oh wow!! Your mum in law looks fabulous in this coat. What a lovely gift. The coat is just gorgeous. Great phots and i love the fabric you used x

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      Feb 7, 2014, 02.53 PMby pauline alice

      Thanks Mary! The fabric is amazing: warm yet so light!

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