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Green linen coat

Added Jan 7, 2009

by sawa

Lahti, Finland






This was one of my school projects last autumn. I made the patterns myself. The collar can be worn in different ways as you see in the pictures. This project took a lot of time but it was worth it :) I covered the buttons myself since I wanted them to be just the right colour. And I also saved money because I bought the buttons at a second hand shop.

Material Notes

Both of the green fabrics are linen. I used wadding to make the coat warm, and basic polyester fabric for lining. I also used interfacing in many parts of the coat.




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    Feb 13, 2009, 08.50 PMby hopelovepeace

    love this.

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    Jan 9, 2009, 07.02 PMby kbarlow

    this is awesome!! love it!

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    Jan 8, 2009, 04.46 AMby lxandra

    pretty! the material is a bit unusual for a coat, i think, because it’s not warm itself. anyway, that’s what makes the coat even more special.

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    Jan 7, 2009, 02.22 PMby erdronen

    beautiful coat! you did an amazing job! i can’t believe you made your own pattern! :)

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    Jan 7, 2009, 10.39 AMby sewella

    Wow! Great job on the coat! You are one talented pattern maker :)

    … and an excellent seamstress too!

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