Goldstream Peacoat by Thread Theory

Added Aug 13, 2014

by jennyrecorder

Perth, Australia

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Description

I have totally lost my sewing mojo after this project; so much unpicking and handsewing, it took me 4 weeks fitting sessions in around work and family committments; still, his Nibs (my son) loves it and that is the main thing. It is not perfect by any stretch, there is some the rucking on the right side of the collar and the sleeves were a tad nightmarish, but it’s done and I am pleased :)

Material Notes

No, it’s not wool! Viscose, polyester, elastane mix from Fabulous Fabrics in Perth. It is very heavy! The lining is bemsilk from Spotlight and the buttons come from Homecraft Textiles in Victoria Park (I am in Western Australia)

Difficulty

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Categories

Season
Winter
For
Men
Garment Type
Coat/Capes
Style
Classic
Material
Other, Wool

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    Yesterday, 09.42 PMby milkyway

    Love it, which patter did you use?

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    Aug 13, 2014, 02.09 PMby ndimi

    I’m with Ricardo on this one. You’ve done a great job and my coat hasn’t even got to the cutting stage yet! I have the pattern and fabric, is all (and right now, no machine anyway.)

    Looks warm and cozy, nice. ☺

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      Aug 14, 2014, 05.09 AMby jennyrecorder

      Thanks Toni, hi Nibs came to me asking if I could move the buttons… I never want to work on that thing again!!!

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    Aug 13, 2014, 12.04 PMby Ricardo Abreu

    Impressive job you’re done. My coat is in my unfinished projects basket for 6 month already.

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      Aug 14, 2014, 05.09 AMby jennyrecorder

      Thankyou :) It took me weeks to summon the courage to get started on it!

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