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Melton Wool Trench Coat, Burda World of Fashion Magazine, 9-...

Added Jan 9, 2011

by missceliespants

Baltimore, Maryl...






Full length, military style trench coat. Coat has gun flaps, chin gaurd, back vent and self fabric belt.

The pattern is from the September 2006 issue if Burda World of Fashion (now Burda Style). The fabric is heavy melton wool from FabricMartFabrics.com. I interfaced the entire front of the jacket and added wiggan in the sleeves and hem, hand sewed in shoulder pads, sleeveheads and stabilized the back with a woven fusible.

I added a few extra buttons for emphasis based on what I saw on the Burberry website.




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    May 18, 2011, 01.09 PMby scissors-1

    great work

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    Jan 12, 2011, 07.40 PMby fairyprincess

    That is the best sewn coat I think I’ve seen. You did the most amazing job! This is beautiful.

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    Jan 11, 2011, 03.31 PMby nettynoonoo

    beautiful xx

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    Jan 11, 2011, 01.52 PMby FabricUiPhoneApp

    Beautiful job, Cidell. I love all the buttons.

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    Jan 11, 2011, 10.12 AMby tudorrose69

    ABSOLUTELY IMPECCABLE with a British flair! Beautiful work, well-done!!!

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    Jan 11, 2011, 02.57 AMby hatchie

    Excellent! Looks absolutely perfect.

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    Jan 11, 2011, 02.03 AMby carolyn-s

    Oh, sorry, now I feel dumb, the pattern number was right up the top in bold!!! You did a magnificent job with this coat, it is so beautiful. Very inspiring!

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    Jan 11, 2011, 01.28 AMby dnembhard

    fabulous job!

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    Jan 10, 2011, 11.50 PMby shedoz213

    One of the best coats I have seen this year!!…and you made it! Great job!

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    Jan 10, 2011, 06.52 PMby ellohdesign

    great job! looks professional!

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    Jan 10, 2011, 06.17 PMby Sewing And Style

    wow feature on Burdastyle and best garment on Russian Burda site! Good for you ))))))))))))))))) Great coat

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    Jan 10, 2011, 05.57 PMby carottesauvage

    Great job, it really suits you!

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    Jan 10, 2011, 04.43 PMby morphomixstress

    Eggggggscellent work. And you know it too :) !

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    Jan 10, 2011, 03.55 PMby scheryka

    Good, no wait, great job! I need to make a trench but umm I’ll just sit back and watch you wear yours since it came out just lovely.

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    Jan 10, 2011, 12.28 PMby sophie11

    Sensational job- you’re very clever!

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    Jan 10, 2011, 07.34 AMby carolyn-s

    This is just gorgeous!! Did you use a pattern?

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    Jan 10, 2011, 06.38 AMby NYAM Afia Cayee'

    wow. this is very nice!

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    Jan 10, 2011, 03.21 AMby cantare

    It’s a lovely design and looks so warm! I just love wool coats, and you did such a great job!

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    Jan 10, 2011, 01.21 AMby pink-cornelia

    looks great and so stylish.

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    Jan 10, 2011, 12.24 AMby chillwear

    Wow what a beautiful coat! Looks great on you.

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    Jan 10, 2011, 12.02 AMby nettie

    That is very, very impressive!!! It’s so perfectly made!

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