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Girl's Coat

Added Feb 6, 2008

by zlethbri

London, United K...






I picked up this blue/grey wool in a remnant bin and I had a lovely coat pattern that I wanted to make for my daughter. I looked for some velvet for the collar and pocket welts and couldn’t find anything I liked. Then I had a brain-wave and realised that I could use my favorite cardigan that I had worn through the elbows. I’m so pleased that she has such a pretty coat for £10 and my cardigan lives on.

Material Notes

Blue/grey wool, old wool cardigan




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    Jul 13, 2012, 03.23 AMby Cathy Andrew

    I love this! Are you able to share where you got the pattern please?

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    Sep 13, 2008, 08.57 PMby sewbutterfly

    Go eco-friendly seamstresses! Awesome job, all the way around!

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    Jul 27, 2008, 10.01 PMby nicola82

    This is lovely, do you think your daughter will share it with me? Im sure it’ll fit….

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    May 30, 2008, 10.04 AMby emrichkh

    Just wanted to say that your work is beautiful. Very well done.

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    Feb 15, 2008, 07.14 AMby marmota-b

    It’s just perfect!

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    Feb 7, 2008, 10.43 AMby matrosehase

    What an eye-catcher! I love the idea! Maybe fabric-covered buttons would have been nice too!

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    Feb 6, 2008, 07.53 PMby wendyxo

    This is gorgeous. I love how you used your old cardigan.

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    Feb 6, 2008, 11.54 AMby fashion1

    really cute coat!!

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    Feb 6, 2008, 11.22 AMby escorpio

    That is supercute and it looks very well made as well.

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    Feb 6, 2008, 10.56 AMby spiderlily

    I adore this coat. I want one for myself!

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    Feb 6, 2008, 09.48 AMby jd98

    it’s really cute! I’m starting a coat and I hope it turns out half as pretty as yours!

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    Feb 6, 2008, 09.06 AMby sewlikecarolyn

    When I was little I would have loved to have had a coat like that! My mom made me all the dresses I could have wanted, but never a coat like that, what a lucky little girl you have! It’s beautiful and great idea with the cardigan!

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    Feb 6, 2008, 07.25 AMby dairyheir66

    Nice recycling. Looks adorable and I hope she loves it.

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    Feb 6, 2008, 07.23 AMby toupinette

    very cute! i love it!

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    Feb 6, 2008, 06.49 AMby nayantara

    So cute! What a great mom you are! And great recycling job- great use of the sweater!

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