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Tailoring a Coat: Making a Back Stay

Another baby step of progress on the Seventies Wrap Coat project! Here is the first tailoring technique I’ve applied to my Wrap Coat. We’re adding a back stay to support and stabilize the back of our coat. This will prevent strain across the shoulders as well. And I’m guessing it will also keep loosely woven […]

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Wrap Coat: Fabulous Even in Muslin!

Yay! The Seventies Wrap Coat is done in muslin, and it’s just as fabulous as I hoped it would be. Don’t let the strange facial expressions in today’s photos confuse you, I love this coat! One of the easiest ways to tell if you’re going to like the finished garment is to see how you […]

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Coat Progress, Barely

Hey, everyone! Happy Monday! What, it’s not Monday? I’m kidding, I know what day it is. Did you miss me yesterday? Sorry I didn’t get a post up! It was a busy weekend here at Sewaholic Patterns headquarters and while I didn’t run out of time, I ran out of energy. Hard to believe, I […]

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Glam 70’s Wrap Coat: Vogue 2412

My favourite era for fashion has always been the 50’s and 60’s because of the full skirted dresses and defined waists! But if you look at coat patterns from that era, most were cut straight up and down, with little or no waist definition. Quite the contrast to figure-hugging ‘wiggle’ dresses or full-skirted hourglass shapes! […]

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