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vlisco jamie christina abbey coat

Added Feb 10, 2014

by cathytxtwfr

Ouidah, Benin






A coat I made for spring, but couldn’t resist a photo shoot the rare snowfall that came to Texas. So I might have been freezing for a bit, but with such a pretty coat it was well worth it. I used Vlisco’s Hommage l’Art wax fabric for this, and I ended up using all six yards because I was quite picky with the print placement. It is lined with rayon bemberg, which I had a mini sprayathon going on with the spray stabilizer – but it made the rayon so much easier to work with.

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    Jun 11, 2014, 12.06 AMby barmaglot

    Just wow! LOVE it!

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    Feb 11, 2014, 04.16 AMby evitaloca

    i love waxprint fabrics!!

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    Feb 10, 2014, 09.39 PMby nadia r

    nicely turned out coat

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    Feb 10, 2014, 08.31 AMby loves2sew555

    this coat is gorgeous!! I love fabric…. beautiful :) p.s. I have just checked out your blog and I love your Anna dress. stunning and looks fab on your European tour.

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    Feb 10, 2014, 06.34 AMby Mary Athey

    Cathy your coat is fabulous on you. The fabric is gorgeous and it looks amazing on. Again your blog is such a brillant interesting slice of your life. I love your photos and everything about your coat. The placement of the pieces is spot on. What i would give to be in a fabric market like that. My idea of heaven x

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      Feb 10, 2014, 11.58 PMby cathytxtwfr

      thanks mary! i always love your comments. :) fabric markets are indeed mini heavens, i agree!

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