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Reversible Wool Coat

Added Oct 27, 2010

by liliashp

Millburn, New Je...






I made this coat so that my kids, a little girl and a little boy of similar size, could swap it. Years ago I found a really soft orange wool, and it worked really well for this project- it wasn’t too stiff, but it had a good amount of weight to it. I made it based off of this walkthrough I put together, and figured out the size based off of a jacket that fit my children, and then adding a 1/2 inch for the seam allowance, and a little give. The construction is pretty simple, I just hand stitched the hem to make it reversible.

Material Notes

1 yard 60" soft wool, 1 1/4 yard 45" cotton lining, snaps




Fall, Winter
Garment Type
Casual, Classic
Coating, Cotton, Wool

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    Oct 29, 2010, 08.21 AMby Theano Psilaki

    I like it!

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    Oct 29, 2010, 07.50 AMby la inglesita

    Fantastic, simple and ingenious. Love it.

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    Oct 28, 2010, 08.32 PMby bola

    What a sweet coat, and a great idea. I will remember this for my little one.bx

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    Oct 28, 2010, 08.15 PMby runningwithscissors1

    Thank you so much for the link. What a great idea for a nice looking cooler weather jacket. A little late for this fall, but will look into this for the spring! Nice work on the jacket!

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    Oct 28, 2010, 06.52 AMby nattyjane

    I’ll take one in my size please! Adorable coat and it looks really well made.

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    Oct 27, 2010, 10.42 PMby Lucy Bryn

    very darling! adore the fabric combination.

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    Oct 27, 2010, 10.07 PMby nessys

    I like this very much – it is very sweet and very clever!

    I would like one for myself!!

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    Oct 27, 2010, 08.19 PMby smurfette2010

    Great job! I plan on making raincoats, much like your jacket, for my nieces this year. Making them reversible is a great idea!

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