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Talea Maternity Coat

Added Sep 20, 2010

by fashion1

Dresden, Germany






The cold season is coming and there is yet time to the delivery date. So I need a coat.

I used the pattern of the Talea coat.
I choosed my normaI size, but I sewed the side and dividing seams in the back with only 0,5 cm seam allowences.
I have put the back center in the fabric fold to get more comfort. I altered the front pieces in one insted of two, so that the coat will fit my growing belly (last picture).
Considering this changes (less seam allowences) I made a stand up collar out of the collar lapel. I lenghten it in the height and in the width so it will fit to the facing fold in the front.

For the hood I used the pattern from the Amy S. pullover. I choosed the biggest size and sewed a lining in it. At first I want to fix it with buttons on the collar but then I stitched it anyway … lazy me!

For closing the coat I used a zipper (look at my how to). Because I had not enough room for my grewing belly I had to fix the zipper out of the real center front. So I had no underlapping but I think it´s ok.

Material Notes

100% wool

100% rayon (lining)




Fall, Winter
Garment Type
Casual, Classic
Rayon, Wool

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    Jan 3, 2011, 10.31 PMby asf

    very nice. i have three cold months to go before due date and the coat that lasted me through the entire last pregnancy won’t cover my belly anymore. Was just hoping to find a coat that someone else altered for maternity. Yours is inspiring. I might have to see if i can find myself some nice warm wool fabric (and time to make it.)

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    Sep 20, 2010, 04.34 PMby kihli

    Wow, toller Mantel! Wann ist es denn so weit? Eigentlich schade, so ein schöner Mantel für so kurze Zeit!

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      Sep 20, 2010, 06.26 PMby fashion1

      Da muss ich dir recht geben! Und 8 Wochen hab ich noch, wenns pünktlich kommt..

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    Sep 20, 2010, 08.56 AMby hdk100

    Wow! What a big job! It’s really nice, so now you have a coat and a belly to be proud of! Congratulations!

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