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The Irish Winter Coat

Added Nov 5, 2017

by JuliaBobbin

Melbourne, Austr...






Introducing my latest creation made for and modelled by my husband Robin!

The story of this coat begins before Robin was even born and takes us back to a small country town in Ireland.

Head over to Julia Bobbin to read the story!




Winter, Fall
Garment Type

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    Jun 5, 2018, 10.11 PMby Mark Francis

    I just adore this coat, I want to make one too now.

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    Nov 22, 2017, 10.14 AMby sewing fanatic

    stunning quality and overall style! great job

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    Nov 14, 2017, 10.31 PMby Maria Loupa

    What a beautiful coat in a gorgeous fabric. Suits your husband great. You have done fabulous work.

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    Nov 6, 2017, 09.07 AMby Mayke27

    This is beautiful! Well done :)

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      Nov 6, 2017, 09.09 AMby JuliaBobbin

      Thank you so much!

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    Nov 5, 2017, 01.07 PMby Mary Athey

    The coat is fabulous on your husband . I loved reading your blog and living very near Newry I know all about the tweed. You did a fantastic job Julia with this wonderful fabric and after 40 years the fabric was used to perfection xx

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      Nov 6, 2017, 09.10 AMby JuliaBobbin

      Well that has absolutely gone and made my day! Thank you so much for your kind words; that means a lot coming from a local!

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      Nov 6, 2017, 04.39 PMby Mary Athey

      You’re very welcome xx

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    Nov 5, 2017, 11.36 AMby Luda Tomashevska

    The story is so inspiring! The photos are gorgeous! This fabric was lucky to meet you – you treat history and memories so gently! ))

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      Nov 6, 2017, 09.10 AMby JuliaBobbin

      What a kind comment! Thank you! I really enjoyed telling this story; it’s such a special one for our family :)

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    Nov 5, 2017, 11.33 AMby Ellen Hatteland

    Just fabulous! ♥

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    Nov 5, 2017, 09.30 AMby martinK

    hi Julia, this is an amazing coat. Beautiful work and perfectly modeled by your husband! Great photo’s ,too.

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      Nov 6, 2017, 09.11 AMby JuliaBobbin

      Thank you kindly! I’ll have to show my husband this comment; it will please him well! :)

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