Newsletter-photo

Top 50 Blogs
for Fashion Sewers

Subscribe to our FREE email newsletter and get the Top 50 Best Bloggers for Sewing Enthusiasts.

Museum Coat

Added Mar 2, 2010

by urbanjill

Birmingham, Alab...

Cimg0428_thumb

Views

1594

Cimg2200_large

Description

I called this the Museum Coat because I think it is the perfect coat to wear for a day at the museum. The pattern is Vogue 8465 out of an orange boucle with purple red and white plaid. I lined it with bridal satin which I think is a little to stiff. I would like the skirt to drape and swing more. The lining color is actually purple, not blue. The fringe trim around the collar is actually the selvage edge that I cut off and inserted like piping.

Material Notes

Orange plaid from Hancocks, purple lining from Joann, Vogue 8465 pattern.

Difficulty

Intermediate

Categories

For
Women
Garment Type
Coat/Capes
Style
Classic, Victorian
Material
Coating

10 Comments Sign in to add a post

  • Front_profile_-_copia_large

    Jun 29, 2013, 11.33 AMby gimmeonekiss

    all your creations are great but the coat impressed me so much! i’m a bit scared of coats: i don’t know if i’m good enought to sew one of them… i definitely ha ve to try!

  • Denise_90x90_large

    Oct 15, 2012, 07.57 PMby sewneenee

    This coat is fabulous, a marriage of great design, fabric and details, and excellent craftsmanship!

  • Trick_or_treating_032_large

    Sep 7, 2012, 12.32 PMby Lela1983

    I really like this one!

  • 8d0f6ac17adba4cdf2be132a2f07374e628ffc62_large

    Mar 4, 2010, 06.56 PMby Galadriel F

    Great job; what a fantastic coat.

  • Closeupthumbnail_large

    Mar 3, 2010, 04.48 PMby classicaljunk

    beautifully striking coat in very nice colors. good job.

  • Photo_51_large

    Mar 3, 2010, 04.24 AMby funnymuffin

    Ooo this is lovely. I like your choice of fabrics.

  • 9d5b03eca27a1f0f3000923e814c11ba35cf377a_large

    Mar 2, 2010, 07.16 PMby dorawarren

    great job and good job in incorporating the world’s fair sunsphere. i am sure the vols fans love your colors.

  • Dscn5250_large

    Mar 2, 2010, 07.10 PMby mixtlii

    You look gorgeous!

  • Missing

    Mar 2, 2010, 06.08 PMby wackyblonde

    Very chic…I really love this coat.

  • Looking_at_you_large

    Mar 2, 2010, 06.05 PMby sunnilj9

    It’s so fabulous! I love the fringe detail and can’t wait to use this idea in a project. Lovely creation!

    • This is a question
  1. Sign in to add a post

Add to Favorites 11 people added it

Burdastyle

http://burdastyle.com//projects/museum-coat?image=96451