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zaterdag 22 oktober 2016

Coat Butterick B6385


I love making coats! Really, I have a few in my closet and fabric to make 20 more. I just can`t help buying pretty wool fabrics. This cashmere was a totally unnecessary buy , but the price was good and the quality is just so nice . 


The pattern is Lisette for Butterick B6385 , view C. 
No big alterations, this pattern comes with cup sizes so I made a cup D, the darts were like 4 cm too low for me and I think ( I forgot already, that is not a good sign :) I had to make the sleeves 2 cm shorter than the pattern . 


This is how the inside of the sleeve head looks on almost all my coats. I saw this in the book " Jackets for Real People"  and staying the armholes with strips of muslin learned in Kenneth D. King's Craftsy class  ( affiliate link) . 


The coat is really warm , but I am not sure what to think about the collar...I like it but not to keep it up, but I think when the weather will be colder it will be nice to have it against the cold wind.




For the lining, I used a very nice quality satin, that it was meant to be a blouse or a dress but I think I am happier  to use it for this project.


I had a difficult time deciding on wich buttons to use and finally I bought 3 times buttons for this coat and the third ones were these ones , pretty expensive but I think they are really nice.


I am surprised (in a good way ) how easy my sewing machines ... sewn this wool, sometimes  a few layers, without any problems. Even the buttonholes were a breeze to make. I used for the main stitching and the buttonholes my Pfaff quilt expression 4.2 and for the topstitching ( Gutterman topstitching thread in the needle and regular thread in the bobbin ) a  new Old Pfaff 125 .

This was a nice pattern to sew, all pieces fit nice, easy instructions and the cups sizes made it easy to fit too. 


14 opmerkingen:

  1. Fantastic coat Camelia! Both outside and inside :) Love it!

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    1. Thank you, Ellen! I am very happy with this one!Thank you for your message too. xx

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  2. Gorgeous sewing, I appreciated the photo of the sleeve head.

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    1. Thank you! Yes, I also like to see these kind of details in the blogs I read .

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  3. Gorgeous coat! I like your lining. I purchased this pattern to attempt to make a coat! Your coat looks like a great fit!

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    1. Thank you , Linda! It is a pretty easy sew, I mean is a coat and the most work was the interfacing ,stabilizing and in this case the fitting work was just minimal. Also my biggest concern was not to get those ugly marks from pressing.

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  4. Prachtige jas, fijn ook dat je de binnenkant van de mouw laat zien. De mouw zit er heel mooi in.

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  5. Liesl Gibson is the designer behind Lisette for Butterick patterns and we would love to feature your coat on the Oliver + S blog. I left a message for you on the Pattern Review site. Hope to hear from you soon. Rachel

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  6. Hi there, I'm just about to trace my pieces for this pattern and wondering about size. Would you be able to let me know what size you cut, just to give me an idea of finished garment measurements?

    Thanks
    Al

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  7. Hi there, I'm just about to trace my pieces for this pattern and wondering about size. Would you be able to let me know what size you cut, just to give me an idea of finished garment measurements?

    Thanks
    Al

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    1. Hi Al, I made it in size 12 cup D and my measurments are B92/W 73/H 94...I hope this helps. Goodluck eith your coat.

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