My custom made sewing projects. I'm not a professional seamstress, but I try to learn
Sunday, October 20, 2013
Wintercoat: Fabric and prototype update
So my lovely readers/watchers/followers/blog reading people,
I present to you the much anticipated fabric picture.
It's a bad cameraphone picture with flash, but you get an idea. The red is not as prominent as in this picture. But it's pretty and the black lining is taffeta which I bought at the market on discount.
With that being said I have made the prototype. I hadn't put the sleeves in, but just pinned it on the prototype, because I hate doing sleeves and I just had to get a general idea of fit and length for the sleeves. Again a bad cameraphone picture.
I'm pretty happy with it altogether. It's an easy pattern to sew together, perhaps I'll make more coats using this pattern :P
Well this week I'll be cutting my fabric pieces in a larger size. I have to do this for 3 different fabrics (fashion fabric, batting and lining) and I'm still debating adding another think layer between the fashion fabric and batting for adding warmth and water resisting to my coat. Tell me what you think, my dearies.
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