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Rose Spring Coat

Added May 5, 2012

by kihli

Zurich, Switzerland

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Description

I finished this coat “just in time” for when I don’t need it anymore because it is too warm now…

The pattern is from Burdastyle magazine 1/2011, Nr. 118, shortened, with long sleeves, and pleats in the back and front instead of gatherings. I tried some classical tailoring methods with this coat, which went surprisingly well and not as time consuming as expected. I added hair canvas interfacing to the front, shaped the undercollar with hair canvas and padstitching, and set the lining in completely by hand (not sure if I will do that again, though). I also made bound buttonholes and used lining covered snaps as inner button.

All in all a nice experience, and I think the nicest collar I ever made!

You can read the whole story on my blog: marieinthecave.blogspot.com

Material Notes

Wool, lining, hair canvas interfacing

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    Sep 19, 2013, 08.22 AMby liliv-1

    This is really adorable! This sweet pink color emphasises in a very pretty way the bebe style, you have a baby face and this suits you!

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    May 7, 2012, 08.56 PMby ecila

    Wonderful! Really wonderful!

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    May 6, 2012, 06.18 PMby zoeope

    Not sure what i love most, the fabric, the buttons, the style or the pockets!!! Guess i just love them all. want to make summer jackets for my girls, borrow me pls??. lol

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    May 6, 2012, 03.31 PMby prettysewinggirl

    Your coat is so beautiful!! A lot of effort here! Thanks for sharing – I’m busy with my very first jacket and find your project inspiring to continue with my jacket!! (mine is also a deep rose colour :)

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    May 6, 2012, 01.15 PMby skeeler

    This is a beautiful coat! Well done!

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    May 6, 2012, 09.00 AMby Jolands

    Great coat, great color and great fit. You did an excellent job

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    May 5, 2012, 10.32 PMby Liora Litman-Cohen

    very very nice!

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    May 5, 2012, 08.26 PMby martinK

    good work with the collar!! Wenn du noch einen Kettstich über die Bruchkante vom Kragen stickst, bleiber noch besser in Form. Schöne Arbeit!!!!

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      May 5, 2012, 08.31 PMby kihli

      Wow, danke für den Tip! Ich werde mich gleich mal über Kettstiche schlau machen!

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      May 6, 2012, 08.40 AMby martinK

      have a look at the pictures of my historical coat, than you can see what I mean.

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    May 5, 2012, 08.23 PMby Jeyco

    you did great job!

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    May 5, 2012, 08.17 PMby lucyl12

    great style of jacket, love the colour too. Well Done.

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    May 5, 2012, 07.41 PMby Miriamsyr

    Wow, your jacket is perfect!

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    May 5, 2012, 07.27 PMby jadealamode

    very cute ! lovely on the inside and out

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    May 5, 2012, 06.44 PMby pdiddly

    Absolutely stunning – you have every right right to feel pleased with this jacket.

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