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!
#bpsewvember Day 14 - Help. I currently need help holding my nerve while I sew this super slippery satin for my #v1467sewalong lining! Only broken one machine needle so far but a couple of snags. Good job it's on the inside!
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
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
I'll be perfectly frank - I'm a bit intimidated by this peacoat sewalong project, and have been putting it off a bit under the pretence of "I'll just get this (and this and this) project finished first and then I'll start, honestly..." I'd previously heard from other dressmakers that Vogue patterns are notoriously hard to … Continue reading V1467 sewalong – update #1
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! Please let me know … Continue reading V1467 peacoat sewalong