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Altered coat project

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Altered coat

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Hand-Embellishing Knit Fabric: Stenciling, Appliqué, Beading and Embroidery taught by Natalie Chanin

Designer Natalie Chanin will show you how to hand-sew appliqué and add artistic stencils and stitches to turn a Vogue coat pattern (included free!) into a work of art.

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Category Sewing
Type Clothing
Sizing Women
Style Funky, Casual, Classic, Traditional
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What materials did you use? 100% organic cotton

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What advice would you give someone starting this project? The reason for this additional photo is that I have altered the original so that I am more comfortable wearing it. I normally wear a large and, of course, purchased the large pattern when asked. After doing a few alterations I am pretty sure the large is the correct size in this pattern for me. The shoulders fit perfectly. I had to remember it is a loose fitting coat. For alterations, I cut four inches off the bottom and after removing the stitching for the back darts, I added four inches to their length and restitched. I think it looks much better now.

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I, too, love your color choice. It looks so perfect with the jeans you're wearing. It is lovely and I think the large collar looks great on you.

06/18/2013 Flag

I would just live in that coat. Comfy and pretty.

09/19/2013 Flag

Simply beautiful and excellent color choices.

12/24/2013 Flag

The colors!! Wow

03/25/2014 Flag

lovely

06/13/2014 Flag