NEW BurdaStyle
Best of Blogging List!

Subscribe to our FREE digital newsletter and
receive the new Top 50 Bloggers List for
sewing, fashion and craft enthusiasts!

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.

More sewing notes and photos here:


5 Comments Sign in to add a post

  • U59510_preview_large

    Jun 11, 2014, 12.06 AMby barmaglot

    Just wow! LOVE it!

  • M_52a8c3c694c7de4c000316e4_large

    Feb 11, 2014, 04.16 AMby evitaloca

    i love waxprint fabrics!!

  • Jkiopiop_large

    Feb 10, 2014, 09.39 PMby nrobson

    nicely turned out coat

    1 Reply
  • Win_20140523_172323_large

    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.

    1 Reply
  • Img_20151112_204232_large

    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

    1 Reply
    • Missing

      Feb 10, 2014, 11.58 PMby cathytxtwfr

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

    • This is a question
  1. Sign in to add a post

Add to Favorites 2 people added it