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Colette Patterns Lady Grey Coat in Bright Turquoise

Added May 24, 2010

by sewaholic

Burnaby, Canada






Flared wrap coat with wide collar, self belt and inseam pockets. Made of 100% wool in bright bold turquoise.
More on my blog here and here

Material Notes

100% wool coat, 100% polyester lining




Garment Type
Business, Classic, Preppy, Romantic, Vintage
Coating, Wool

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    Jun 11, 2010, 05.51 PMby aleah

    This is so gorgeous! I’m dying to get started on a bright colored jacket/coat for late summer or early fall! I love this, thanks for the inspiration.

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    Jun 9, 2010, 04.30 PMby nikarphar

    Lovely! can you please tell where you got the fabric from?

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      Jun 10, 2010, 03.36 AMby sewaholic

      I bought it at Fabricana – my local fabric store. They don’t have an online shop sadly! It was a lucky find in their clearance section.

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    Jun 8, 2010, 03.09 AMby cclc1976

    Extremely beautiful coat, great colour, very flattering and glamorous. I must make one! In dark purple probably. Thats the great thing about sewing, you can make it in any colour you like! Well done, very professional.

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    Jun 6, 2010, 03.45 PMby misskitten

    Wow, that coat is so pretty.

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    May 26, 2010, 02.50 PMby lenao

    Great coat! Very well done!

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    May 26, 2010, 03.20 AMby ink

    deliciously wonderful ! The colour is beautiful and the collar on the coat knocks any socks off!

    I love those wide lapel jackets. I can’t wait to be able to sew and whip up a beauty like this without batting an eye. Really lovely.

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    May 25, 2010, 11.11 PMby minnietheminks

    Love the colour. So well made, just discovered your blog too, its great.

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    May 25, 2010, 09.08 PMby sittaholi

    Beautiful. Your sewing is so professional, and I love the color. I actually just ordered this pattern yesterday, now I look forward to making it even more :)

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    May 25, 2010, 07.36 PMby lenarrrd

    I adore this so much!! I’m so inspired, I’ve seen two of these made in turquoise colours now and want one of my own!

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    May 25, 2010, 05.36 PMby Sanne K. Astrid

    Very pretty! Colour looks good on you, really flattering :)

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    May 25, 2010, 12.37 PMby seussian

    Ooooh, pretty! That is one of the best colors the world has to offer. I really like the flare around the waist, it makes tiny waists like yours look even tinier. =)

    may God bless you, M

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    May 24, 2010, 09.42 PMby sewaholic

    Thanks so much everyone for the comments! :)

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    May 24, 2010, 07.48 PMby tamezdc

    Your coat is beautiful, the color, how it fits you like a glove. It is great!!

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    May 24, 2010, 06.28 PMby keren

    Beautiful and so stylish. The color is lovely. What a great coat!

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    May 24, 2010, 04.31 PMby rifka

    Love this pattern. Great color choice and your work looks very clean. Beautifully done!

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    May 24, 2010, 04.31 PMby rifka

    Love this pattern. Great color choice and your work looks very clean. Beautifully done!

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    May 24, 2010, 03.09 PMby paulajean

    It’s got such a fashionable and flattering fit to it. Beautiful job!

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    May 24, 2010, 02.19 PMby lizah

    wow, I love everything about this coat!

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    May 24, 2010, 10.36 AMby gray

    Cute pattern great colour!! Nice!! =)

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    May 24, 2010, 09.29 AMby frkbustad

    Gorgoeus! The pattern is so extremely flattering and feminine!

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    May 24, 2010, 08.12 AMby thecuriouskiwi

    I just got this pattern, can’t wait for it to arrive now that it’s winter, brrr! Great colour, fab!

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    May 24, 2010, 07.25 AMby gillthecat

    fab fab fab.. must make one i have some nice blue wool,, is it easy to sew

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      May 24, 2010, 09.41 PMby sewaholic

      Thanks! I did find it fairly easy to sew, I’ve been sewing for a long time though.
      The pattern is rated ‘Advanced’ but the instructions are well written and very clear. If you run into any troubles, feel free to leave me a comment on my blog or send me an email and I’ll try to help you out. I’ve also heard that there are lots of tips on the Colette Patterns flickr group, too. Good luck!

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    May 24, 2010, 06.50 AMby badyan

    Oh this is awesome!! Love it!

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    May 24, 2010, 06.25 AMby escorpio

    Love this creation! Great pattern, great fit and great colour choice.

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    May 24, 2010, 04.44 AMby jaimesews

    Love it – saw it on your blog and hope to make one some day!

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    May 24, 2010, 03.57 AMby adi1985

    wow,, wonderful coat…. i love the color selection….

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    May 24, 2010, 03.09 AMby crafty-pig

    What a cutie. Love the shape.

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    May 24, 2010, 12.57 AMby sweetheadz

    That is really cute. Did you make the pattern yourself?

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