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Pink coat with an oversized collar

Added Jan 23, 2012

by anajan

Belgrade, Serbia






When Burda Style team asked me to collaborate on the book, I was so excited. I ended up sewing a blouse, but I was asked to make several sketches for a coat too.
I thought of a classic coat with an oversized shawl collar and heavy topstitching. The idea was stuck in my brain for more than a year and I finally decided to materialize it. I didn’t use the pattern from the book. Instead, I used a tried and trued pattern from the Burda Style magazine, in order to make the job easier. I drafted the collar myself.
While sewing I used some nice couture techniques. For more details and pictures take a look on my blog Stepalica.

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Garment Type

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  • Cali_large

    Jan 24, 2012, 11.46 PMby threadsquare

    Gorgeous coat, you and stitching! That collar knocks it out of the park.

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    Jan 24, 2012, 12.09 PMby Jelena Mitic

    Excellent work! I love the stitches on the collar and on the edge!

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    Jan 24, 2012, 09.49 AMby libra-s

    Beautiful color and design!!

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    Jan 24, 2012, 02.25 AMby schnui

    Beautiful. And beautifully sewn.

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    Jan 23, 2012, 04.37 PMby bussey

    Well, I am not an expert… but it looks so well constructed and has therefore a vintage feeling, you know, that beyond-the-obvious-but-not-shouting halo… Great work!

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    Jan 23, 2012, 03.45 PMby LadyDanburry

    Oh girl! It is so lovely. The color is so pretty for you.

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    Jan 23, 2012, 02.30 PMby sew4my3

    This is a great color on you! Wonderful work and the collar turned out beautiful!

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    Jan 23, 2012, 01.45 PMby ladykatza

    Wow, I love the details!

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    Jan 23, 2012, 12.53 PMby victoriakb

    Beautiful! And fabulous detailing too.

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    Jan 23, 2012, 12.25 PMby mokosha

    pozdrav za ‘komsinicu’ .. svidja mi se boja i kragna i divim ti se sto imas strpljenja za napredne modne tehnike i detalje ..

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    Jan 23, 2012, 12.23 PMby carottesauvage

    Waow, spectacular and very elegant!

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    Jan 23, 2012, 12.03 PMby Cotton Cherry

    well done! the collar looks fantastic. fits you perfectly

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