Waterfall Coat B5808 - Anna Sui wool blend
Added Mar 28, 2014
This is a pattern that I was determined to make, despite my online search efforts returning only 2 reviews. Mbaliyethu on burdastyle cemented my decision to try it. Being a hugely oversized coat, I altered the looseness right through the body at the upper chest area. This coat is unlined and only 3 pattern pieces. Pattern said 3.5 yards but I only needed 2.6 with150cm wide fabric. It has pockets and is very comfortable. Easy pattern to make if following the instructions. I didn’t follow as i altered the pattern and used bias binding. I made a photoshop image with the fabric first.
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Anna Sui wool blend from Mood Fabrics. Sometimes fabric is not exactly as you imagine it when you buy online. This colour was accurate but the weave was loose. I had to stabilise all edges with tape. I decided to bind the entire coat – found some silk/cotton at my local store in Brunei! Perfect because it pressed nice and flat.