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AK's Favourite Coat - Yoked and Gathered

Added Feb 1, 2011

by Angela Kane

London, United K...






A coat which featured in my collection a few seasons ago. I wear it all the time and I am currently making it again as a lightweight for Spring.

If I hadn’t been so busy over the winter I would love to have made this as a reversible in shower proof fabric lined with a faux fur lining showing to the outside around the edges. Cosy and practical – maybe next year!

The fullness of the gathers at the top of the raglan sleeve gives a nice strong shoulder line without having to have shoulder pads.

Wear it belted or loose. It’s easy to make and infinitely adaptable.

Material Notes

I used corduroy, which I love, lined with a polyester creased silk effect lining. I used a domette interlining for warmth. I made covered buttons from the lining material.



Related Techniques


Garment Type
Casual, Classic, Evening Wear
Coating, Corduroy, Blends, Denim, Flannel, Linen, Suiting, Taffeta, Velvet, Wool



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    Feb 2, 2011, 10.29 AMby Angela Kane

    Thank you all.

    Your support has elevated me to a featured project again. That is quite an honour.

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    Feb 1, 2011, 08.50 PMby Denim Skirts Etc

    Your sewing is faultless! The coat and the colour is lovely. Thanks for another great pattern.

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    Feb 1, 2011, 08.15 PMby kallers

    This is so cute! It makes me wish I was in need of a new coat…

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    Feb 1, 2011, 02.09 PMby nettie

    I love this! I am a fan of olive colored cord :o)
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    Feb 1, 2011, 01.05 PMby gillthecat

    lovely indeed, will make one for winter here in few months still too hot, i love cord,,so so so lovely , your very talented, thanks for sharing

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    Feb 1, 2011, 12.28 PMby dottty

    WOW :)x

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      Feb 1, 2011, 12.34 PMby Angela Kane

      Wow! Thanks – You’re quick off the mark.

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