Newsletter-photo

Top 50 Blogs
for Fashion Sewers

Subscribe to our FREE email newsletter and get the Top 50 Best Bloggers for Sewing Enthusiasts.

TALEA!

Added Mar 14, 2009

by bakainc

Toronto, Canada

7f4e847411521a22e6e6c2ee9aa3a7da3e4b3257_thumb

Views

2019

58b83c2ffb482dbd4c7d9e342aaf611c1b8362b8_large

Description

So, I finally got up the courage to make my very own Talea. I found this great tweed wool and just fell in love. I knew it had to become a Talea – I’d been drooling over the pattern for months.

So, here’s my version. I left all the tabs and epaulets on – I really liked the military look. In hindsight I might have made the collar a little smaller, but I like it anyways.

I used Benediktas (sp?) google video to make a lining for it, because I wanted to be able to wear it in below zero weather, which I have, and it keeps me good and warm. Good ’ol Canada.

Other than that, it was incredibly fun to make. My machine had no problem with the material, even when I had multiple layers to deal with. The instructions were a little hard to follow because of the translation issues, so ***If anyone is attempting to do this and gets stuck – I know I got stuck on the collar for a bit – feel free to send me a message and I’ll do my best to walk you through it.

Enjoy!

Material Notes

Wool, lining, interfacing, a bunch of buttons and lottts of thread.

Difficulty

Novice

Categories

6 Comments Sign in to add a post

  • Dsc02469_lev_brco_hms_dof_rscrop_large

    Apr 13, 2009, 12.26 AMby hannnc

    wow i have also been drooling over this pattern, WISHING i could make it. do you reckon it’s really hard, or just something to take slowly. it’s almost winter here, and i love coats! yours looks quite professional and wow again to below zero weather – Australia just doesn’t reach that unless you’re at our one snowy area lol

  • 67a339d7c74690fd050f555610469378da729860_large

    Mar 26, 2009, 07.59 AMby dressdummy

    Beautiful work and a beautiful coat for you. That first photo shows how good you feel in it!

  • Ea2edb6a404bcc432ab73c6c058d91e982ef9e48_large

    Mar 15, 2009, 02.49 PMby erdronen

    beautiful coat! i love the fabric you chose, and you did a fabulous job!

  • 7f4e847411521a22e6e6c2ee9aa3a7da3e4b3257_large

    Mar 14, 2009, 11.33 AMby bakainc

    Thanks so much!

  • 0ce8d2b327c6c56060b906eb25692bd89d765a13_large

    Mar 14, 2009, 11.26 AMby hajnika

    Your look is very nice. Both are beautiful,the coat and the dress too.Great job.Congratulations!

  • 36155bb6d119d0bcd0ae3445b222ece35bbadbd1_large

    Mar 14, 2009, 11.12 AMby camilaustral

    very nice! good job

    • This is a question
  1. Sign in to add a post

Add to Favorites 8 people added it

Burdastyle

http://burdastyle.com//projects/talea--2