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Boucle coat

Added Jan 10, 2010

by neskass

San Sebastian, S...






My most ambitious project so far. I joined a 7 week sewing course for this one, where every one brought their own project. It was the first time for a lot of things: lining, sleeves, collar… Unfortunately, I had to drop the pockets for lack of time (but better pockets than any other thing, I thought :-)).
The fabric is a very nice boucle, and the pattern is Burda 8292.
All in all, I am super happy with the results… but I will keep the coat for special ocassions, as I keep unpicking threads from the boucle with every pointy stuff I find on my way.

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    Jan 12, 2010, 10.56 PMby syndi

    Fabulous Job!! Good fit! Beautiful fabric…:)

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    Jan 12, 2010, 04.24 PMby teamydear

    Gorgeous coat! Congratulations, you must be so proud of yourself :)

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    Jan 11, 2010, 10.16 PMby neskass

    Thanks a lot for all the nice comments! This is certainly encouraging…

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    Jan 11, 2010, 11.46 AMby msgems

    This is beautiful. Well done, can see why you’re really pleased with this – I would be if I’d made it too. :-)

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    Jan 10, 2010, 10.27 PMby mkreinders

    I love this coat! You should be proud that your skills show so well. I am working on a coat in the same fabric (in cream) and was wondering what type of hem you used for the sleeves and bottom.

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      Jan 11, 2010, 10.20 PMby neskass

      hello… I sewed the hem by hand. I just folded the lining a couple of centimeters above the bottom of the coat (don’t know if this is what you meant… let me know if not).

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    Jan 10, 2010, 08.56 PMby sokkenmonster

    It turned out really beautiful and also professional looking! I am planning to make a coat in this style and it inspires me to see one so well constructed :).

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    Jan 10, 2010, 07.32 PMby btgkowalski

    Great job!!!

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    Jan 10, 2010, 06.32 PMby wzrdreams

    Good job! The fit looks perfect and the style is so classic. Isn’t it satisfying to make a complicated, intricate project? Your next project will be so quick in comparison.

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    Jan 10, 2010, 06.32 PMby frkbustad

    I can understand why you’re happy with this one! It’s a well produces piece of garment, and it looks fantastic! Great work!!!

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