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Puffy Coat

Added Jan 10, 2010

by teela

Portland, Oregon...






I have fond memories of a coat my mom had that we called her sleeping bag coat. I made this one out of a comforter and drafted the pattern myself off a coat I bought at thrift store.

Material Notes

Down-alternative fill comforter.




Garment Type

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  • Chrysanthemum_large

    Jan 11, 2010, 04.00 AMby fabricitis

    Awesome idea…I’d been saving an old down comforter so that I could try and use the filling to make a coat. Now that I know it really can be done, I think I’ll try it.

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    Jan 11, 2010, 12.42 AMby joboenvogue

    This reminds me SO much of my Garndma’s coat. And the bricks and neighborhood in the pictures look exactly like her town. Good memories. Awesome puffy coat. The comforter idea is killer.

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    Jan 10, 2010, 11.08 PMby scheryka

    This is such and awesome idea! In Portland, I guess now is the RIGHT time for this coat too.

    For Ichigogirl, a comforter is the thick blanket for a bed. Very warm and they come in some beautiful designs. I do not the word for your language.

  • Vatten_large

    Jan 10, 2010, 09.15 PMby ichigogirl

    Oh, it looks SO COSY! Like you’d want to go outside more in cold weather than in warm weather just to get to be all wrapped up in warmness and still breathe cold, fresh air… But what exactily is a comforter?

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    Jan 10, 2010, 08.07 PMby nettie

    WOW WOW WOW!! That looks great! I never would have thought to use a comforter! So smart!

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