Liz's Lady Grey Coat

Added Jan 10, 2011

by zilredloh

Chicago, Illinoi...

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This is the Lady Grey from the Colette Pattern line, and sewn in the Blog for better sewing sew-along with Gertie.

I used a wool tweed for the shell, with a lilac bemberg lining, and stabilized and tailored with hair canvas.
You can read more about my coat on my blog at http://zilredloh.com

Difficulty

Intermediate

Categories

For
Women
Garment Type
Coat/Capes

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    Jan 12, 2011, 04.56 PMby laceumbrella

    Great!

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    Jan 11, 2011, 09.24 PMby seedling

    LOVE how it turned out! I feel guilty now since mine is still hanging on my dressform, unfinished… Beautiful!

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    Jan 11, 2011, 08.20 PMby thefabledneedle

    wow, it’s beautiful!

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    Jan 11, 2011, 01.42 AMby laurwyn

    Great great job! There have been so many Lady Grey babies, thanks to Gertie! Soon will come the Crepe babies too!

    Your coat is gorgeous and looks very very neat! I love the bow!

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    Jan 10, 2011, 09.31 PMby marlalalalere

    awsom coat….and pictures too!

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    Jan 10, 2011, 08.52 PMby seersuckersally

    Very stylish. It fits you sew well and the bow is a nice touch.

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    Jan 10, 2011, 08.35 PMby celinaj

    Love it! Great coat! Love the fabric, the color and the whole outfit. Great work!

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    Jan 10, 2011, 08.13 PMby Sibel Bayraktar

    Lovely model, lovely photograph!

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    Jan 10, 2011, 04.35 PMby nettie

    You look amazing! Yours seems slightly longer, I like this length better.

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      Jan 10, 2011, 06.02 PMby zilredloh

      I did add about 2 inches to the length of the peplum. It just seemed to hit at a nicer place on my body vs. the normal length.

      Although I can see the shorter length would be cute for a spring jacket version.

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