At last! My peacoat is finished! Actually it's been finished for a few weeks now but I've only been able to take pictures today! I'm really pleased with how this turned out - it's the most complicated sew I've done since graduation, and I've learnt a lot about coat making, working with wool and using … Continue reading V1467 sewalong update 4 – Finished!
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V1467 sewalong update #3
I have an update! A real life update! I must confess that I haven't been working on my peacoat much over the last few weeks - I've had a lot of other things going on but I'm feeling better so I've picked up where I left off and have actually made some progress! I was … Continue reading V1467 sewalong update #3
#bpsewvember Day 5 – WiP
#bpsewvember Day 5: WiP. My current work in progress is still the V1467 peacoat sewalong with @mccallpatterncompany and @houseofpinheiro. Had some ups and downs over the last few weeks and I'll admit I've neglected my coat but I am making slow progress. Tonight's achievement is cutting out my interfacing ready to start sewing tomorrow!
Ok, not quite wordless, but this is my lining for my V1467 peacoat! Not including this as an update as I'm still making adjustments to the pattern ( I know I know...) but I really wanted to share how fab this is! Fabric available from Clothspot.co.uk - their description is pretty spot on too so … Continue reading Wordless Wednesday
V1467 sewalong update #2
Hello hive mind! I'm having a bit of a dilemma with my peacoat. I'm at muslin stage (woo!) but I just can't work out how to deal with the fabric pooling at the back waist! It's making me sad (sulky) and I kinda want to make something nice and simple to get me back in … Continue reading V1467 sewalong update #2
A useful tip
All quiet on the western front I'm afraid chaps - I have been slowly but surely working on my muslin for the V1467 peacoat sewalong and hopefully I'll be ready to fit the first muslin on Sunday! In the meantime, I wanted to share a useful tip that I have been using for years, and … Continue reading A useful tip