V1467 peacoat sewalong

I caved in and am going to (try) to take part in Rachel from House of Pinheiro and Mccall Patterns Vogue V1467 peacoat sewalong! I saw this pattern several weeks ago when one of you lovely lot reviewed the new Autumn patterns (I’m sorry but I can’t remember who it was! Pleasv1467e let me know if it was you!) and I loved this on sight, but have been debating joining in for the sewalong. Do I need another coat?! I was at work on a break when I discovered Vogue patterns were half price (win!) so I dragged my partner on a later night John Lewis trip and picked it up! Based on the schedule I’m a bit behind as I don’t have any fabric yet, so I’m hoping to pick something lovely up next week on Goldhawk Road after the Simplicity blog meet. I’m not even sure what I’m after yet – it might be a case of ‘I’ll know it when I see it’.

Is anyone else taking part? Has anyone used this pattern before or have any useful tips for working with Vogue patterns? I know they can be notoriously difficult and my last attempt with one was a complete and utter fail so I’m not quite sure what I’m doing!

5 thoughts on “V1467 peacoat sewalong

  1. ellegeemakes says:

    I’ve contemplated joining the sew along, but ultimately decided to pass as I just don’t need another coat right now. I’m sure it will be really fun though, and a great way to pick up some sewing ‘smarts’. So, I’ll be watching your progress with interest! Blog away….

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  2. Hila says:

    Sewalongs are awesome and provide support when you get stuck. They are fun especially when stepping out of your comfort zone😃. I am sewing along too just not this pattern – I am making a cabana style peacoat from Burda. Just be sure to do a quick muslin to check fit. Good luck😃

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  3. SewSheSho says:

    Good luck! I really do need a coat but am not sure I’m brave enough to attempt it. I think I might give it a go but once the sewalong is all done and I can see everything before starting! Can’t wait to see how you get on.

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