untitled coat

Added Jul 19, 2010

by Zyanya Walker

Sydney, Australia

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Description

this coat is so comfy. the idea was for it to be warm and blanket-like. the fabric is heavyish but is very soft like flannel on the inside i think it probably is an upholstery fabric. it is roomy and the shape is a rectangle. it has pockets which are like inseam pockets but uses the jacket front for the pocket piece. a combination of patch and inseam i guess! i left the bottom edge of the jacket raw as i like the frayed edge. i was also going to put big charcoal coloured buttons on the front but chose not to as it looks better undone. the sleeve openings, hood and front facing all have charcoal piping. its a mossy/minty green colour. i used a 1990s pattern. the trickiest part was sewing the front to the back along the shoulder seams because the front and hood were one piece so you have to stitch it at a funny angle.

Difficulty

Intermediate

Categories

Season
Spring
For
Women
Garment Type
Coat/Capes
Style
Casual, Grunge
Material
Other

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    Jul 19, 2010, 05.17 PMby lkeogan

    You should put up pics of the front. It looks amazing from the other pics though :)

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    Jul 19, 2010, 03.59 PMby lizah

    It looks great! I want to see the whole front part too! :)

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    Jul 19, 2010, 03.02 PMby nuiwida23

    From what I can see, it looks like a great coat! And however cool and artistic the photos are, maybe you should put up one that lets us see the whole front part :)

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      Jul 19, 2010, 10.09 PMby Zyanya Walker

      thanks, i didn’t like any of the photos of the front from that day and it doesn’t photograph well just on coat hanger. ill try get a photo soon and maybe put up an picture of the pattern i used.

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