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Red mac coat with polka dot

Added Oct 7, 2012

by Yuki M

Amsterdam, Nethe...






Simple red mac coat with polka dot accents.

I drafted the pattern based on Burda mag’s jacket (Sep. 2009 No.127) .

Material Notes

Poly and cotton mix gabardine / cotton / lining


Fall, Spring
Garment Type
Cotton, Polyester

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    Apr 5, 2014, 09.01 PMby brisehuus

    Wow.. what a great coat! fantastic and with great details. Simply great! Love it.

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    Nov 6, 2013, 04.23 AMby marielaure

    whouah!!! Love the piping and other details with dots. such a genius idea ! will keep it in mind for next projects :)

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    Sep 29, 2013, 03.36 PMby Denim Skirts Etc

    This is amazing. I would never have thought of doing piping like that – it makes the jacket so different!

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    Sep 26, 2013, 08.56 PMby freaky-philomeen

    fantastic, like all your projects!

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    Jan 6, 2013, 05.02 PMby sadmanyeghaz

    It’s very professional looking. You truly are an artist patience.

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    Jan 6, 2013, 05.02 PMby sadmanyeghaz

    It’s very professional looking. You truly are an artist patience.

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    Jan 6, 2013, 05.02 PMby sadmanyeghaz

    It’s very professional looking. You truly are an artist patience.

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    Nov 11, 2012, 05.26 PMby asperge11

    WOW! Beautiful! I’m just wondering how on earth you managed to get an exact half polka dot on every edge?!?

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    Oct 22, 2012, 06.14 PMby frkbustad

    I am speechless! This is one of the most perfect jackets I’ve ever seen! The polkadot fabric under the collar is just smashing, and the coat looks sooo good!

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    Oct 12, 2012, 03.07 PMby b. boop

    oh my god… so gorgeous ….wouah!!!

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    Oct 11, 2012, 08.38 PMby Yuki M

    Thank you every one for nice words !! I’m enjoying to wear it !

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    Oct 11, 2012, 09.36 AMby anajan

    Gorgeous trench coat, the polka dot details are awesome! Gorgeous.

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    Oct 11, 2012, 04.25 AMby smallone

    much envy and jealousy of both your sewing skills and your beautiful mac. this is stunning!

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    Oct 9, 2012, 07.31 PMby sweescent

    This is really stunning!

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    Oct 9, 2012, 06.11 PMby jacquipardue

    wow!! really beautiful.

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    Oct 9, 2012, 12.49 PMby carolyn-s

    Absolutely stunning!

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    Oct 9, 2012, 01.47 AMby aluckmann

    Oh my goodness, this is my new all-time favorite project on BurdaStyle! Absolutely stunning workmanship. Thank you for sharing such a wonderful project.

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    Oct 8, 2012, 11.54 PMby skeeler

    Hello Yuki! You are definitely NOT a novice! This coat is beautiful with its special details.

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    Oct 8, 2012, 10.34 PMby pamchar

    I like the contrasting piping. Really cute coat!

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    Oct 8, 2012, 07.05 PMby Jelena Mitic

    Fantastic work!!! Love the colour, the contrasting buttons and dots! :)

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    Oct 8, 2012, 05.44 PMby ghainskom

    Great coat. Applause. Really.

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    Oct 8, 2012, 05.31 PMby claudinka

    What is SIMPLE about that coat???? It is great and looks very complicated and high-fashion!

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    Oct 8, 2012, 04.24 PMby kess

    I love this! such a great idea to add the accents! it give the garment a whole new look! is the fabric water proof?? I want to make a raincoat/ waterproof trench coat myself but can’t seem to find the right fabric!

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      Oct 8, 2012, 09.02 PMby Yuki M

      Hello kess !!

      My garment is gabardine, but not really waterproof.

      I heard easy way is using nylon oxford, laminate, Gore-tex or waterproof spray.

      Sorry i cannot help you….
      But I hope you find nice garment !
      Thank you.

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    Oct 8, 2012, 03.26 PMby bjr99

    Fantastic coat. I love the polka dot accent!

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    Oct 8, 2012, 01.57 PMby kisses

    Very nice and neatly done. The polka dot was a great idea….well done

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    Oct 8, 2012, 01.47 PMby LittleGirlInWonderland

    Such a beautiful coat!

    Could you maybe tell me what kind of interfacing you used? I’m in the proces of making a trenchcoat myself and can’t decide on which one to use.

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      Oct 8, 2012, 08.50 PMby Yuki M

      Hello LittleGirl !

      I recommend to choose it with sewing shop staff.
      Because of it will depend on the garment you use.

      For your information, followings are my example.

      interfacing type : non-woven / fusible / light weight type (the gabardine i used was strong and hard,so light type was enough)
      I used it on : whole facing / body upper side(around shoulder) / back collar / hem line / pockets / botton holes

      I hope you can find your perfect one !!!
      thank you.

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    Oct 8, 2012, 12.55 PMby mwelland

    Wow. This is a beautiful coat, and the polka dot piping brings it to a whole new level. Nice work!

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    Oct 8, 2012, 10.52 AMby baerbelborn

    What a cute and clever use of piping combined with the contrasting fabric, great inspiration, thank you

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    Oct 8, 2012, 08.52 AMby Sewing Your Style

    amazing!! these posts like yours make me enjoy myself more for learning how to sew :)

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    Oct 8, 2012, 08.47 AMby Ivanamania

    great emphasis on details

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