Added Sep 13, 2013
by Manic Pop
Grand Rapids , M...
You guys wouldn’t believe how hard it is to find coat fabric out there! The fabric I used was a wool melton blend from Fabric.com. I first toured around Joann’s to see if they had anything (of course they didn’t) but Fabric.com had some nice colors. This wool blend is nice and thick! I was really impressed with the quality of it. The brown lining fabric is from my standby, Textile Discount Outlet. I think 3 yards of it was only $8.
I created my own inside lining for the pattern since this pattern has no lining with it. The only adjustments I made on the shell was to the length of the sleeves overall. This one is sewn in a size 38 and I’m 5’1", 33" bust, 25" waist, 34" hips.
Although it says to use hooks and eyes on the inside like I did, I’m going to change them to toggles for better closure on it.
I’ll be wearing it all fall!
Wool blend melton fabric from fabric.com
30 select jacket and coat patterns are now marked down to $3.99.
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