Tails

Added Oct 8, 2009

by richendaewen

Sydney, Australia

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Description

What can I say I’ve always wanted a tail coat, was inspired on circus party and decided to give it a shot.
Pattern: BUTTERICK 3648 (with some minor alterations)

Material Notes

Red Twill (it was the only thing they has in the shop at the time, I don’t even know what twill means)
Prototype is made out of recycled bed sheet.

Difficulty

Intermediate

Categories

For
Women
Garment Type
Jacket/Blazer
Style
Classic, Military
Material
Cotton

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    Oct 10, 2009, 01.47 PMby nehmah

    You are ready to take command, Sir! The coat is great. Cordially, Nehmah

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    Oct 9, 2009, 04.17 PMby watermelonsmiles

    I needed this last year for Halloween… ITS SUCH AN AMAZING COAT!!

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    Oct 9, 2009, 11.47 AMby missymay

    great jackets! btw twill is the weave type (you should notice a bit of a diagonal effect in the weave)

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    Oct 9, 2009, 08.43 AMby flowergirl22

    hmmmmmm whats nicer the jackets or the fringe going with the outfit

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    Oct 9, 2009, 06.56 AMby irmchen

    Klasse! Looking at the prototyp, I recognize how effective the fabric choice is all the more.

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    Oct 9, 2009, 04.49 AMby danikins21

    That would be really awesome to make an alteration for a Mad Hatter Costume! Love it!

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      Oct 9, 2009, 02.12 PMby medea

      haha, I thought the same thing ^^
      great job, looks so cool!

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    Oct 8, 2009, 11.32 PMby sammy09

    that is such an awesome jacket, i kinda want one!

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    Oct 8, 2009, 09.27 PMby twoboos

    THIS IS AWESOME….

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    Oct 8, 2009, 08.35 PMby mixedchick

    a-freakin-mazing! i’m loving the shoulder fringe!

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    Oct 8, 2009, 08.15 PMby flyagaric

    wow – i love it. such a good shape! Wouldnt change a thing :) and would cert prance around town in it .. hehe

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    Oct 8, 2009, 07.11 PMby saxsilverain

    absolutely love it!! great job! wish i could make one for myself.

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    Oct 8, 2009, 06.44 PMby goldengryphon

    Great Job! You have a fantastic imagination! I would only change a few things about the pattern you altered – I’d fit the jacket a little closer to the torso, take the length of the jacket bit to the waist (emphasizes that spiffy masculine waist), then make certain the cuffs are proportional. Of course, I’d also be looking for places and times to wear this other than as a costume. (hmm. wonder how Darling Adorable would look in tails?) ;)

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    Oct 8, 2009, 03.47 PMby damianadesigns

    This is so great! I love this idea…if you did it in dark velvet without the applets it would work very well for a rock star ;).

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    Oct 8, 2009, 02.29 PMby machelefranklin

    Dead cool !

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