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Cuben Fiber Prada Inspired Raincoat

Added May 26, 2012

by carmencitab

Brittany, France

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Description

I took inspiration from Miuccia Prada and made a raincoat with Cuben Fiber, an extremely lightweight and resistant waterproof material used in sailmaking and mountaineering, with leftover from a sailing project.
The coat was sewn on the right side with bias binding and then the seams were felled.
I used a modified version of Burda 09/2007 #104 and a hood from McCall’s 2980.
There are some tips about sewing Cuben Fiber on my blog here : http://www.carmencitab.com/2012/05/prada-inspired.html

Difficulty

Intermediate

Categories

For
Women
Garment Type
Coat/Capes

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    Jun 5, 2012, 07.13 PMby Vanessa Leigh

    Perfection!

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    May 28, 2012, 04.52 PMby carmencitab

    Thank you all! it was a lot of fun to think up and make.

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    May 27, 2012, 10.31 AMby poppykettle

    This is seriously cool. I love the unconventional fabric and the killer black lines. Hope you have a lot of fun wearing this in the rain!

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    May 27, 2012, 08.08 AMby Heleen de Haan

    amazing! This looks so nice. I tried to make a raincoat myself, it was so difficult! I broke 3 needles I think haha!

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    May 26, 2012, 07.35 PMby NeederMoo

    That looks awesome!

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    May 26, 2012, 05.17 PMby Angela Kane

    A great use of available materials. I must look into this fibre. Well executed too. There is a lot of work in this.

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    May 26, 2012, 04.20 PMby Rosemarysclothes

    I would never have thought of this, i love it.

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