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Red Riding Hood's Grandmother

Added Feb 28, 2011

by strickmeise

Germany, Germany






When I saw the “1940’s Swing Coat” by Clothesmaker, I fell in love with it. Now I sewed one for myself. Yellow is not my color, so I took red boiled wool. The collar and the facings are made from fine black corduroy. I used an old burda-pattern and added the button facing at the neck.

Material Notes

Red boiled wool, fine black corduroy and lining-satin




Spring, Winter
Garment Type
Casual, Classic
Corduroy, Satin, Wool

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    Feb 28, 2011, 07.41 PMby apfelbluete

    dear Strickmeise, your coat looks sooo amazing! red is you color ! comparable to me:-) It’s very becoming to you.

    P.S. die knöpfe im rücken sind soooooo süüüüüüüüüss!:-))

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      Feb 28, 2011, 08.02 PMby strickmeise

      Thank you very much! The button-facing is real in the back, I only had problems with the button holes, so I sewed the buttons through the button facing.

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    Feb 28, 2011, 07.17 PMby irmchen

    I was sooo curious for your coat: WOW it couldn’t have been better. :-) The red colour, the woolen fabric ( asI am a huge fan of woolen fabric) and the way how you realized your design idea… it is a complete succes. I guess you will wear your coat again and again.

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      Feb 28, 2011, 08.06 PMby strickmeise

      Yes, I will! Thank you very much for your nice comment!

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