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The Fly Front Coat

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My attempt at the fly front coat!

Created in this Craftsy Course

The Carefree Fly-Front Coat taught by Kenneth D. King

Let couture designer Kenneth D. King show you how to sew a timeless tailored coat as beautiful on the inside as it is on the outside.

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Here are some details about my project:
Category Sewing
Type Clothing
Sizing Unisex
Style Casual, Classic
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What materials did you use? I am using some beautiful black 100% wool bought from the lovely Mr Rosenberg at the Hobbycraft Fair in Glasgow for the coat and some lovely soft silky lining, which was an absolute pest to sew, quite frankly.

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What are you most proud of? I think I am most proud of the sleeves. These are the easiest sleeves that I have put into a jacket in my life. I particularly loved the sleeve head trick.

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What advice would you give someone starting this project? I strongly advise you to pay close attention to every word and action that Prof. King gives in his lessons. And ask lots of questions: he has been clear, concise and very kind in his replies to me, and I thank him for this.

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Beautiful! Love the lining and the wool is to die for. Thank you for sharing.

09/25/2013 Flag

It looks great. Well done.

09/25/2013 Flag

Thank you for your kind comments. I am looking forward to being all toasty this autumn in my new coat!

09/26/2013 Flag

Oh my! Your jacket is simply divine. I love, love, love the blood-red lining, even if it was tough to sew, it looks incredible!! Great job!

09/28/2013 Flag

Just one word......STUNNING :)

02/11/2014 Flag