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Navy tweed coat

Navy tweed coat

This is the first item in a series I'm doing about wardrobe basics for fall/winter. I just loved the sleeves on this coat and had to make a short version! I used a lovely navy/black tweed interlined...

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Pink and black velvet jacket

Pink and black velvet jacket

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This is a jacket I made for my daughter. She liked the last jacket I made (queen of hearts jacket) and so she wanted one like it but in a different color. She lives away and we are the same size...

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Queen of hearts jacket for February

Queen of hearts jacket for February

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I decided to design and illustrate my jacket and then try to replicate my illustration. I think I did alright for my first attempt. I wish I had used a different fabric but none the less I love my...

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Elegant January Coat

Elegant January Coat

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This is a coat I designed myself. I wanted it to be a bit victorianish/medievalish. The fabric I used were left over from other projects and an old sweater. Loved making it!! Sorry but I forgot to...

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Kenneth D. Kings Kilim Carpet Coat: The Big Finish

Kenneth D. King's Kilim Carpet Coat: The Big Finish

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We're at the end of our journey with the kilim coat.

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Keeping Warm with 1920s Flair!

Keeping Warm with 1920's Flair!

This is a 1929 deco coat design originally by a German pattern company. It has attractive couture details for today's wear in the pin tucks, godets and (faux) fur-trimmed cuffs and scarf. I lined the...

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Who Doesnt Like Chocolate?

Who Doesn't Like Chocolate?

A friend, having admired my own coat made from Vogue 8431, asked me to make her one. The fabric is a dark chocolate virgin wool that had a distinct nap and had to be handled as velvet. It raveled...

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The Kilim Carpet Coat: Installing Shoulder Pads and Facings

The Kilim Carpet Coat: Installing Shoulder Pads and Facings

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We press ahead with the carpet coat, which is starting to look like a garment!

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Carries Not Reversible Coat

Carrie's Not Reversible Coat

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I constructed this coat using sueded cuddle cloth.  I deconstructed McCall's pattern 9576 in such a way that I was able to construct the coat by primarily using topstitching on all the pieces - with...

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The Kilim Carpet Coat : Adding the Collar and Sleeves

The Kilim Carpet Coat : Adding the Collar and Sleeves

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Progress is being made on this unusual coat. I'm learning (and swearing a little) as I go! See how I build the collar and install the sleeves.

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How to Make a Coat from Two Kilim Carpets

How to Make a Coat from Two Kilim Carpets

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This begins a short series on a car coat I made from a pair of beautiful Kilim carpets!

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Pastel Bomber Jacket

Pastel Bomber Jacket

A little bomber jacket that I made as part of a school project. It's A wonderfully cheesy 80's throwback. For more projects and sewing tutorials, feel free to visit me at mollytovcom...

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Barn Jacket

Barn Jacket

My latest project.  This was inspired by the LlBean Barn Coat.  I kept looking in the catalog and saying I want to make one.   It is made out of bull denim and lined with a cotton batik that I...

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Boys Jacket

Boys Jacket

A hoodie I made for my little brother this Christmas, using a pdf pattern from Heidi & Finn's etsy shop. It's fully lined with stretch jersey, and super warm. For a quick review of the pattern, feel...

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Ivory/Gold Silk Coat

Ivory/Gold Silk Coat

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This kimono style coat was made at the request of my daughter.  It was actually the practice coat to see if she liked the pattern.  I decided to use a vintage fabric inherited from a cousin.  As I...

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Threads magazine Nov. 2000 inspiration

Threads magazine Nov. 2000 inspiration

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My coat of many colors, inspired my thread magazine Nov. 2000. Great ideas!!!

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The Louisa Coat

The Louisa Coat

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This coat is made from a heavily interfaced, vintage double knit that I found in the thrift store a few years ago. I made it using a self-drafted pattern. I started naming my self-drafted patterns...

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Jeans Coat

Jeans Coat

I have sewn for myself  a coat with different jeans fabrics with fleece and velvet inside 

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Gorgeous Winter White Coat with Embroidery and Long Red Velveteen Gloves

Gorgeous Winter White Coat with Embroidery and Long Red Velveteen Gloves

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This is a winter white boiled coat that I made from a commercial pattern that I altered. It is lined with a red kasha lining with bamboo batting in the centre to add extra warmth. The collar and...

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Salvatore Ferragamo Inspired Coat - Simplicity 2812

Salvatore Ferragamo Inspired Coat - Simplicity 2812

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Black and white houndstooth is every where this fall.  I guess we can credit Salvatore Ferragamo for that.  The fabric was a gift and this fall I decided to go ahead with sewing it up.  It was...

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