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Kids vintage inspired coat

Added Jan 2, 2011

by lilrydercouture

Los Angeles, Cal...






This coat was from a vintage pattern I had from won on ebay. But I tweeked it just alittle, I added the red trim because I had seen a movie and one of the actress was wearing a coat with the same look. I looked every where for a coat like that, so I decided to make one but I wanted to test it out on my friends kid first. The inner lining I used a red flannel, and I used gold buttons. The brown coat is from the same vintage pattern but its a single button variation. Its not as warm because I used 100% cotton as a lining.

Material Notes

100% cotton navy blue/ brown canvas
Lining is red brushed flannel/ 100% cotton pattern fabric




Fall, Winter
Garment Type
Casual, Classic

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    Jan 3, 2011, 08.34 AMby zeegang

    Very nice!

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    Jan 2, 2011, 06.59 PMby cantare

    They’re both so adorable! The blue reminds me of Madeline :) I’d like to know which pattern it is as well.

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      Jan 3, 2011, 06.29 AMby lilrydercouture

      Thank you, I used Simplicity 9042

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    Jan 2, 2011, 06.00 PMby tinybows

    By the way, what pattern did you use?

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    Jan 2, 2011, 05.59 PMby tinybows

    It looks like something Marlo Thomas would wear on That Girl! Also reminds me of Madeline! This is soooo cute, I’ve been dying to find a coat just like this one! Awesome job!

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      Jan 3, 2011, 06.28 AMby lilrydercouture

      I used Simplicity 9042 it looks like it might have been printed in the 70s Thank you, i like things with a retro twist to it. but for my size i had to use a different pattern…ill let you know when i find the envelope.

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    Jan 2, 2011, 05.24 PMby lunatepetal

    so super cute! I’d love to make my little one something like this!

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      Jan 3, 2011, 06.26 AMby lilrydercouture

      Thank you I used Simplicity 9042 it looks like it might have been printed in the 70s, and its a unisex size 2. I think you can always tweek to how your like it.

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    Jan 2, 2011, 03.07 PMby cbowen90

    i want one its so lovely xx

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      Jan 3, 2011, 06.24 AMby lilrydercouture

      im starting to make ladys clothing for ppl. If your interested ill make one for ya…

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    Jan 2, 2011, 01.29 PMby janul

    both are great!

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    Jan 2, 2011, 11.44 AMby nickcheung

    0_0 OMG! its super super cute!! Cant imagine some1 who does not look adorable wearing that coat!

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      Jan 3, 2011, 06.23 AMby lilrydercouture

      thank you..i know right …everytime i look at it i want to put on a cute knit hat and go get a cupcake.

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    Jan 2, 2011, 11.36 AMby LucyWood2

    Is it based on the coat Zooey Deschanel wears in Yes Man? I love that coat and I love this kids coat, I’m jealous of that child that gets to wear it! :-D

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      Jan 3, 2011, 06.22 AMby lilrydercouture

      Yes Man…thats the movie that i saw the coat in..Im working on one for myself at the moment…i always loved the color como

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