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My first Winter Coat!

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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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Category Sewing
Type Clothing
Sizing Men
Style Traditional, Classic
Luis Angel on craftsy.com

What materials did you use? 100% English Wool ($42/yard); Non-fusible hair canvas; Fusible knit interfacing; Silk thread (pad stitching undercollar and lapels); Cotton/Polyester thread; Rayon lining; buttons... and tons of patience.

Luis Angel on craftsy.com

What are you most proud of? The pad stitching of the undercollar and lapels...

Luis Angel on craftsy.com

What advice would you give someone starting this project? Don't rush it... have the necessary skills and patience to enjoy each step and the process of making a unique garment.

Luis Angel on craftsy.com

Thanks Luis, I too love handstitching, so I am keen to add padstitching to my repertoire.

05/14/2014 Flag

Good luck!

05/20/2014 Flag

What an amazing coat. I love all your pocket details as well. Nothing short of perfect. So handsome.

09/07/2014 Flag

Thank you!

01/30/2015 Flag

Hi Luis I had mentioned earlier how much I loved your coat, but I wanted to ask you what pattern you used as I would love to make a coat for my son.

06/26/2015 Flag