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How to Sew the BurdaStyle Cocoon Coat


At a glance

Video Duration: 1 Hour 58 minutes

You’ll love this video if:

  • You want to sew the BurdaStyle Cocoon Coat
  • You want a visual on line a coat fully with facings
  • You want to see how a snap is successfully covered in lining fabric

Techniques Demonstrated in this Video:

  • Sewing the front lined pockets
  • Back and front coat panel seams
  • Out shell assembly and attaching the facing
  • Sewing the lining and imputing into the coat shell
  • Covering the snaps with lining fabric
  • Finishing details of the coat


The BurdaStyle Cocoon coat is quite the style and has a lot of great features and construction details to it, including the front horizontal inseam pockets, lining, and shaped sleeves. This video will show you every step that you need to take to complete this fashionably loose coat. Meg will start with prepping the sewing pattern and fabric to even finishing details like covering the snap fasteners in lining fabric (so they look great!). Join Meg in this in-depth video showing you how to complete all the tricky components to perfecting this coat.

cocoon coat
“View more of Meg’s coat picture here”http://www.burdastyle.com/projects/cheetah-lined-cocoon-coat?utm_source=BurdaStyle&utm_medium=bs&utm_campaign=bsmhbl012315cocooncoat-project.

Watch a sneak peak!

About the Expert:

Meg Healy began to sew at the age of 12, where she began experimenting with fabric and seams on her Brother little domestic sewing machine. Studying at both Fanshawe College and Parsons the New School for Design in NYC, Meg gained the technical skills in pattern making and advanced sewing that led to a number of awards for her design and construction skills. Before becoming the Online Editor of BurdaStyle.com Meg worked as a pattern making intern for Vera Wang. Meg also launched her own highly unique clothing line consisting of fashion-forward spandex leggings in 2010.