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Travel trench coat

Added Sep 26, 2011

by Dibii

Riga, Latvia






I found the pattern on Burdastyle.com and immediately realized I must sew it for myself! The fabric was very cheap and I am glad that the coat didn’t cost for me very much while the result I think is very handsome and pricy :)
I didn’t make the seam in the middle of the back skirt, instead I used the fold. You can evaluate how does it look better.
Just one care, this coat with one button won’t save me when it comes colder and windy. Also the sleeves are a little bit short and wide for that kind of wether. But for warm september, spring time and rainy summer days it’s perfect!
More photos and descriptions read on my blog: http://maiacrafts.blogspot.com/2011/09/te-nu-es-esmu-here-i-am.html#more

Material Notes

Polyester, lining – rayon.




Fall, Spring
Garment Type
Polyester, Rayon



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    Nov 30, 2014, 01.11 AMby milkyway

    I love your version this is awesome

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    Sep 23, 2013, 12.44 PMby trploceanmoon

    I love this!! I also made this one in red! :-)

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    Aug 15, 2013, 02.22 PMby cupandpenny

    Wow, what a gorgeous location for those photos! I love the coat. I too have a coat that I purchased mainly for looks, that doesn’t help me stay warm in the winter at all. There are only a few weeks I can wear it in the year, but it’s lovely and I couldn’t help myself!

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    Aug 13, 2013, 01.27 PMby Brahdelt

    Amazing! So elegant! v~~~

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    Oct 19, 2012, 02.27 PMby Jodi Wade

    What a wonderful coat!

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    Sep 10, 2012, 04.11 PMby orchiddream

    Very nice!

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    May 15, 2012, 06.09 PMby JPGagnon


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      May 16, 2012, 08.46 AMby Dibii

      Oh, it is so sweet from you! Especially because you are fashion designers and this is my dream profession :)

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    Oct 31, 2011, 03.13 AMby isobelm

    Congratulations on your beautiful coat. It looks amazing.

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    Oct 29, 2011, 05.21 PMby carolabrauns

    I only can say WOW !! Everybody has to turn around by passing you with this outfit.

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    Oct 29, 2011, 02.00 PMby Lidia Esther

    It’s lovely. I want a reason to travel now.

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    Oct 29, 2011, 12.11 AMby urfav

    aww!!!! i love it. I remeber watching clueless and an actress was wearing a big white trench coat with black buttons and i really wanted it but this dos take the cake :)

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    Oct 28, 2011, 11.55 PMby Sewing And Style

    lovely coat- great photography!

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    Oct 5, 2011, 04.25 AMby mojo elgin

    WOW! Great coat! I love the style—very retro. The color is so versatile. Great job!!!

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    Oct 4, 2011, 11.09 AMby anine


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    Sep 28, 2011, 12.13 AMby embaby

    Gorgeous, a stunning coat!

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    Sep 27, 2011, 08.51 PMby bjr99

    Fabulous coat! Just love it.

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    Sep 27, 2011, 08.03 PMby sewtake2

    what a glamorous trench coat-you’ll look stylish even when the weather is dreary!

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    Sep 27, 2011, 05.46 PMby justelaite

    OMG, it’s awesome! love this one. and the photos are great too. besides, greetings from Lithuania! ;)

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    Sep 27, 2011, 02.29 PMby Dibii

    Thanks to all of you!

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    Sep 27, 2011, 02.21 PMby wendymichelle1015

    So stylish! If I didn’t live in Florida I would be starting a trench project Today! lol Awesome job!

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    Sep 27, 2011, 01.22 PMby carolyn-s

    Stunning! Your coat is simply beautiful, the details are so well executed. And I love the photos too!

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    Sep 27, 2011, 11.35 AMby lizah

    wow, it’s gorgeous!

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    Sep 27, 2011, 10.19 AMby Melody Mae

    Aaah, this is lovely! I definitely see what you mean on the shortness/width of the sleeves, but honestly I think it gives a nice shape to the coat in whole!

    And I think I’m in love with the folds in the back!! Gorgeous!

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    Sep 27, 2011, 09.57 AMby aibby

    Beautiful coat, i love the pleat in the back and the bubble hem.

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    Sep 27, 2011, 07.16 AMby elishar

    Oh, you’re Latvian! I’m Lithuanian-American.

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    Sep 27, 2011, 07.16 AMby elishar

    Oh, you’re Latvian! I’m Lithuanian-American.

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      Sep 27, 2011, 08.55 AMby Dibii

      Hi! Then your roots are in my neighbourhood :) The world is so small.

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    Sep 27, 2011, 05.42 AMby Ralf Schmitz

    that is such a cool coat and the pix are amazing! very very stylish!

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    Sep 27, 2011, 05.40 AMby baka-pepica

    oh, cool!!! so retro!

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    Sep 27, 2011, 04.58 AMby Cynthia Froman


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