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Talea by me

Added Jul 1, 2008

by kozimoto

Paris, France






Talea winter coat in caramel-coloured wool!
I made bound buttonholes, flap pockets and a lining – all firsts for me! I left the embellishments on and reduced the size of the collar, as it was a bit dumbo-eared. The buttons were more expensive than the fabric, can you believe it!?
My sister is wearing it in the photos… she was a little bit jealous and I had to prize it off her!

Material Notes

Caramel wool outer, brown brushed cotton lining, wooden buttons.





Burda for the pattern!

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    Jan 28, 2009, 03.49 PMby effervescence

    great job for a first time!!!

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    Jul 4, 2008, 09.24 PMby emrichkh

    Love the wooden buttons. You did an awesome job!

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    Jul 2, 2008, 02.54 PMby milkyway

    I like it very much, It looks so pro. Congrats.!!

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    Jul 2, 2008, 02.40 PMby camilaustral

    wow!! this looks super pro!! and am i crazy or the button has a horse drawing?? i would steal it from you too :D haha. saludos

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    Jul 2, 2008, 04.05 AMby jd98

    really nice work! you’ve put a lot of effort into it and it paid off! bravo

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    Jul 2, 2008, 01.42 AMby anajan

    Looks like a neatly done job. I like this pattern and love the fabric you used. But, could you please post a picture that shows the whole coat?

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    Jul 1, 2008, 08.40 PMby curlyxrt

    I am so jealous of your coat as well! Now I want a home-sewn coat! Beautiful work, by the way :O) No wonder your sister wanted to keep it!

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    Jul 1, 2008, 03.54 PMby calicocouture

    Wonderful job! It’s so well constructed, down to the smallest details. =D

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    Jul 1, 2008, 08.40 AMby dianacirne

    I’m jealous too!!! This looks great, and so so well made! Great job!

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    Jul 1, 2008, 07.27 AMby polychromatin

    The coat looks absolutely great! Looks like it was really difficult to do. And I’m always looking for nice buttons, but sometimes, if you count how many you need, they get really more expensive than the fabric ;)

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    Jul 1, 2008, 05.28 AMby maldrich

    I’m always impressed when people make coats! It must be so difficult. Great work!

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