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Hello, My Name is Dior Coat

Added Oct 4, 2010

by hartdesigns

Albuquerque, New...

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Description

I made this coat from a cotton/ linen blend brocade I picked up at Bears fabric in Louisville. The self drafted pattern includes a nipped in waist and a full circle skirt which has a row of 3” wide horse hair braid in the hem to add more volume and movement. I lined the bodice with silk so it would slide on well and I lined the skirt with upholstery cotton in a bold print that has a kick when it peaks out of the swingy skirt. Instead of buttons I used over-sized snaps and added floral details.

Material Notes

Cotton Brocade, horse hair braid, upholstery, silk

Difficulty

Advanced

Categories

Season
Fall, Winter
For
Women
Garment Type
Coat/Capes
Style
Evening Wear, Mod, Vintage
Material
Cotton, Linen, Silk

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    Jan 5, 2013, 02.50 AMby anabella68

    cute!

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    Oct 9, 2010, 06.59 PMby artgrrrl

    Love the collar, love all of it actually, absolutely fantastic!

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    Oct 8, 2010, 08.13 PMby loversandhaters

    Beauty!!

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    Oct 6, 2010, 04.50 AMby keichenberg

    You captured Dior very well in this jacket!

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    Oct 6, 2010, 02.48 AMby eugeniaofthewasps

    Bloody fantastic!!! I love, I love, I love…

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    Oct 6, 2010, 02.48 AMby eugeniaofthewasps

    Bloody fantastic!!! I love, I love, I love…

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    Oct 5, 2010, 06.56 PMby kimboat

    holy talented!!

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    Oct 5, 2010, 02.53 PMby dnembhard

    What a fabulous coat!

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    Oct 5, 2010, 03.32 AMby cclc1976

    Absolutely beautiful, completely agree with everything everybody has already said about your creation. I hope one day (one day!) I will be as skillful as you. well done!

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    Oct 4, 2010, 09.51 PMby courteneyfox12

    This is awesome!! :) love it!

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    Oct 4, 2010, 09.36 PMby smallone

    absolutely wow! We all on this site I think aim for a skill set such as yours …oh to be able o draft such a wonderful creation!

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    Oct 4, 2010, 06.43 PMby sunnydays212003

    This coat is beautiful…I want one!

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    Oct 4, 2010, 06.03 PMby hartdesigns

    Thank you all!

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    Oct 4, 2010, 05.14 PMby lunatepetal

    just stunning!

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    Oct 4, 2010, 04.30 PMby calicocouture

    Gorgeous! I love it! The fit, the fabric, the construction. It’s perfect.

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    Oct 4, 2010, 03.35 PMby nidhi

    A WOW creation!

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    Oct 4, 2010, 03.25 PMby carolinam

    I love the fabric! Perfect for a coat. I also like the model of the coat and looks well made too. I love it!

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    Oct 4, 2010, 02.47 PMby carottesauvage

    Absolutly georgous!

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    Oct 4, 2010, 02.46 PMby kihli

    This is amazing! A real masterpiece!

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    Oct 4, 2010, 02.18 PMby Ralf Schmitz

    this is amazing! i love it and am full of admiration for you making your own patterns!

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    Oct 4, 2010, 12.33 PMby charlotteauzou

    This is a fantastic vintage-like project !

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    Oct 4, 2010, 10.17 AMby BlancheOfArts

    Beautiful! <3

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    Oct 4, 2010, 07.04 AMby frkbustad

    WOW, this is amazing! It’s beautiful, and simply perfect!

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    Oct 4, 2010, 06.43 AMby anajan

    Hello Dior coat, my name is Ana, and I want you! :) Gorgeous coat, bravo for both marvelous draft and perfect execution.

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    Oct 4, 2010, 01.42 AMby kelepso

    You look like a doll in the first pic and the lining is to die for. Beautiful coat!

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      Oct 4, 2010, 01.58 AMby hartdesigns

      Thanks!! And I wish I were the beauty in the coat but alas she is my favorite model!

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