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Lady Grey inspired 50s coat

Added Oct 17, 2010

by juebejue

San Jose, Califo...






I made this coat from a very drapy wool and a beautiful, smooth polyester lining. It is heavily altered from Mccall 5525 and I tried to copy all the elements I liked about the Lady Grey coat — the big lapel, collar, 3/4 sleeves, flared bottom. I just made it much longer! I love the lining of the coat, it is perfectly linedto my lining, and the purple flowers matched the purple of the wool exactly! I made this coat very flared so that I can wear it with my 50s inspired dresses, which have very big skirts. I hope it will look nice with skinny jeans and boots too! To read more about it, you can visit my blog.

Material Notes

light wool, polyester lining




Garment Type
Polyester, Wool

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    Aug 13, 2011, 06.43 AMby vasgarcia


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    Dec 10, 2010, 03.20 AMby nishavinod2009

    lovely! the fullness looks so good!

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    Nov 11, 2010, 08.32 PMby lkeogan

    WOW! I love this coat. You did an amazing job :)

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    Nov 2, 2010, 12.38 AMby junaluska

    Wow – it looks amazing! The purple color is absolutely gorgeous.

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    Oct 28, 2010, 05.16 AMby debophile

    Soooooo pretty!!!!

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    Oct 20, 2010, 03.56 AMby Sydney Brown

    love this and the color good choices

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    Oct 19, 2010, 10.55 PMby Syrena B

    What a beautiful coat!

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    Oct 19, 2010, 06.13 PMby loulourosa

    very nice coat, I like the shape and the lining is super!

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    Oct 18, 2010, 03.17 AMby marloncosta

    Stunning! The color and everything else in this coat is beautiful!

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    Oct 18, 2010, 12.55 AMby prisbw

    Love it, it suits you!

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    Oct 18, 2010, 12.46 AMby lizajane09

    Beautiful! And I love your lining, too.

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    Oct 17, 2010, 11.48 PMby magentaworstblood

    Oh my God! This is the most beautiful coat I’ve ever seen! You look gorgeous, girl!

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    Oct 17, 2010, 11.00 PMby kelepso

    That is such a beautiful coat. The color is amazing too.

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    Oct 17, 2010, 10.58 PMby distie

    Love love love! You did such an amazing job!

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    Oct 17, 2010, 10.27 PMby olystyrene

    This is so lovely, and a fabulous colour! Nice work remodelling the pattern!

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    Oct 17, 2010, 05.42 PMby lunatepetal

    beautiful coat! you look gorgeous in it :)

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    Oct 17, 2010, 03.13 PMby nettevivante

    Beautiful! I think this is the nicest version I have ever seen!

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    Oct 17, 2010, 02.46 PMby emlynn

    cute! I love the colour choice and the lining!

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    Oct 17, 2010, 01.57 PMby zaarissima

    a wonderful coat! I think it’s great how the colors of inside and outside fabric in harmonie with eachother…and the dress is beautiful!

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    Oct 17, 2010, 01.41 PMby strawberrypancakesbykim

    This is gorgeous! Love the color.

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    Oct 17, 2010, 12.01 PMby laurakis

    I love it

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    Oct 17, 2010, 08.26 AMby sewella

    Wow! Amazing coat!

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    Oct 17, 2010, 06.58 AMby groovymama

    This is stunning!! You’ve done a fantastic job.

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    Oct 17, 2010, 06.47 AMby oomoo

    ah this is cool! and i LOVE the purple fabric. :O)

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