Monday, November 12, 2012

Grey Tweed Coat

This is the second coat I made from my original coat pattern.
The pattern is made for my mother who is more of an average height of Japanese women than I, so it looks a bit shorter on me than it is supposed to.


I made this coat to be displayed in a café owned by a friend of mine in Japan.  I think I will make some minor changes to perfect the pattern further… not very satisfied with sleeves and upper skirt pattern…

Also, pockets will be nice for a coat.  I didn’t make pockets for the pattern originally because of my mother’s requests.  She wanted a foldable light coat she could carry around in her purse… hence, I eliminated pockets, shoulder pads, and anything that might add bulk to the coat.

The fabric is some wool blend that I purchased several years ago in Oklahoma.  This time I fully lined the coat.


It’s beginning to look like winter around here…or so I hear at the local mall that plays Christmas music on repeat already…
(Off the topic...but I was wondering if anyone had problems making photos bigger on Blogger posts?? For me, sometimes it works and sometimes it does not.... :(  )


  1. .¤*¨¨*¤.¸¸...¸.¤*¨¨*¤.
    \¸.¤ Bravo Sachi!
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  2. woo followed you over from burdastyle! i love the back pictures of the coat, the pattern making is really lovely!

  3. Sorry I'm replying on an older post, but this coat (and the one you made for your mother) are so amazing I had to say something. I love it!

    1. Thanks for your comment!! I always love people commenting on even older posts, so please feel free!LOL ;)


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