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Winter elf coat mark.2 with better pictures

Added Dec 12, 2009

by msgems

Hove, United Kin...






I have already posted this but with rubbish pictures so I thought I would re-post to do it justice. It was the first coat I made and was pretty pleased with it. Makes me feel like a little elf.

Material Notes

Green wool and green satin lining!




Garment Type

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    Dec 13, 2009, 09.45 AMby hasi

    You did a great job. I love the colour and the shape. Its refreshing in comparison to all of these black winter coats you can see in Germany!

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    • Me_2_large

      Dec 13, 2009, 06.36 PMby msgems

      Thanks :-)
      Everyone is so nice on here

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    Dec 12, 2009, 11.45 PMby melonhead

    I love this! And I love the location! What book are you holding?

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    • Me_2_large

      Dec 13, 2009, 11.40 AMby msgems

      Thanks, my friend and I decided to go out and mess around.
      Its the Doyle Diary by Arthur Conan Doyle’s Dad. Its his sketchbook from when he was in an asylum. Its really funny and cool.

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    Dec 12, 2009, 11.25 PMby nenasew

    I love this coat. Looks great on you.

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    Dec 12, 2009, 06.57 PMby cquinn13

    Very nice! Did you use a pattern, or make your own?

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    • Me_2_large

      Dec 12, 2009, 07.00 PMby msgems

      I used Simplicity Project Runway 2812!

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    Dec 12, 2009, 06.39 PMby Ana B

    Yes you do look like an elfling. This green looks awesome on you. I love coats; comfort clothes. I wear them as often as I can (I live in CA.) It just feels like I’m wearing a hug all the time; no?

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    • Me_2_large

      Dec 12, 2009, 06.55 PMby msgems

      Thanks :-)
      haha… I know what you mean. I’ve made loads of dresses but I never wear them. I just like making them. :-)
      I do feel like I’m being hugged in this one.. its soooo warm.. its sooo cold here today and taking pics of me in dresses – freezing. So pleased to be back in jeans, hat and coat!

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