Added Mar 10, 2011
I made this coat in my tailoring class last semester using a McCalls pattern (I think). I enlarged the collar. We had to include welt pockets and bound button holes. The interior is complete with hair canvas and pad stitching. It was a wonderful learning experience, but not without it’s frustrations.
I love the fabrics- wool tweed and a thicker silk/cotton blend lining. I chose to make self-covered buttons for a vintage look.
!00% Wool Herringbone Tweed Outer
Silk/Cotton Blend Lining
Sewing & Techniques
Watch this free tutorial on how transform your basic skirt pattern into a flowy A-line silhouette!
Pattern of the Week
Turn down this jacket’s deep shawl collar for the illusion of a coat that slips off the shoulder!
RSVP for The Sewing Party and take a peek at exciting classes you won't find anywhere else.
Exotic prints and silhouettes combine for this alluring collection
Fashion & Trends
While Sewing Their Own Halloween Costume (in GIFs!)
You must allow our "request for permission" request to login to Burdastyle with Facebook.