My Dream Coat

Added Dec 27, 2011

by littlevigilante

Bemidji, Minneso...

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Description

This is my dream coat. I walk 2-3 blocks from my parking spot to the office where I work and in Northern Minnesota this can be a very chilly walk. So, from Vogue 7979 and McCalls 4304 I made a pattern for this coat. It has three layers. A satin lining, polar fleece inner layer and the outer layer is wool. I made the kimono sleeves so that I can wear bulky sweaters and not have my arms get too constricted and hot. The stand up collar is just a long rectangle I sewed on that snaps closed to protect my face. My original intent was to knit button covers but after making one I decided I didn’t like them so the other buttons are covered in leather.
My only regret is that I did not have enough wool to make the coat fall just below the knee.

Material Notes

Satin, polar fleece, wool, leather, button blanks, snaps

Difficulty

Intermediate

Categories

For
Women
Garment Type
Coat/Capes
Material
Leather/Fur, Other, Satin, Wool

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    Jan 3, 2012, 02.23 AMby wardrobe-cat

    Man! You know it’s cold when you need all that! It’s currently 34 Degrees C down where I am. You’ve done a fantastic job combining the patterns. Well done.

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    Dec 29, 2011, 06.42 PMby zaarissima

    Wow! great coat!

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    Dec 28, 2011, 08.48 PMby A Sewing Architect

    Great sleeves style!

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    Dec 28, 2011, 08.31 PMby debigardner

    I absolutely LOVE this jacket!!!!!!!!!! I have to make one!

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    Dec 28, 2011, 01.25 AMby LadyDanburry

    I love it.

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      Dec 28, 2011, 04.56 PMby littlevigilante

      Thank you, I’m glad to hear it!

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