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The 1935 Coat, finally!

Added Apr 6, 2011

by ajtak7171

Vienna, Austria

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Description

Remember my linen dress from 1935? You can find it here in my BurdaStyle studio.I always wanted to make the coat that goes with it – well, I admit, I changed it around a bit. It was meant to be a summer coat, and I turned it into a winter version. The whys and wherefores you can read about on my blog Of Dreams and Seams

Material Notes

Furniture fabric… lining… lots of fine black cord… a loooong zipper.

Difficulty

Intermediate

Categories

Season
Spring, Fall, Winter
For
Women
Garment Type
Coat/Capes

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    Apr 9, 2011, 07.44 PMby emilywirt

    I love the fabric, and that’s neat that it’s furniture fabric. The details of your lines look great. I think it will look lovely with your linen dress.

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    Apr 9, 2011, 02.13 AMby Daniel Parker

    YES YES YES, love this!

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    Apr 8, 2011, 07.29 PMby dixiediy

    spectacular! great job!

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    Apr 8, 2011, 06.10 PMby Shira B

    This is perfect :) It looks like you drew the lines and that is so beautiful and original!

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    Apr 7, 2011, 09.57 PMby machelefranklin

    This is really great !

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    Apr 7, 2011, 02.27 PMby nikotina

    Beautiful

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    Apr 7, 2011, 05.55 AMby sclundy

    love it!

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    Apr 6, 2011, 10.14 PMby Liora Litman-Cohen

    amazing!!!!

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    Apr 6, 2011, 08.54 PMby emily-marie

    So beautiful! I love how the cording is luxurious but not frou-frou.

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      Apr 7, 2011, 06.04 AMby ajtak7171

      Thank you! Yes, I’m not a frou-frou girl, and I like the almost comic-like contours/contrast…

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    Apr 6, 2011, 06.51 PMby lauriana

    Wow, great coat. All that cording must have been so much work.

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      Apr 7, 2011, 06.03 AMby ajtak7171

      Uhm… everyone seems to think that. I almost feel like a cheater now, but I stitched it on with the machine, and it worked really well…

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    Apr 6, 2011, 04.25 PMby zilredloh

    The cording looks amazing! I can’t imagine how long this took.

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      Apr 7, 2011, 06.02 AMby ajtak7171

      Thank you! It really was surprisingly fast! I found this great tutorial for the lining (it’s listed on my blog), and I actually stitched the cording with the machine…

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    Apr 6, 2011, 02.32 PMby Ralf Schmitz

    really really lovely. i wonder how it would look in a summer version!

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      Apr 7, 2011, 06.01 AMby ajtak7171

      Oh no, don’t say that, please… I just got it off my want-to-do list, finally…! But guess what, I actually AM making a summer coat now, also with a pattern from 1935, also with a dress to come with it…

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    Apr 6, 2011, 11.43 AMby evamarie

    Great job, beautiful coat!

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