autumnal sewing

ImageAfter seeing this Chanel coat I fell in love, a perfect shape to wear this winter with jeans or something smarter.   Going by the addage that if you need to ask the price, i have been searching for a pattern that I could adapt.  Thought boiled wool would be perfect, I have found some great patterns that I think would work and thought I’d share them.

ImageA 1970’s Sybil Connolly coat from Patterns from the Past on Etsy.

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Simplicity 4403 again from Etsy

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This Vogue 8861 would also adapt really well.  While searching for a double breasted pattern, I came across

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completely different, Vogue 8930 fantastic in boiled wool (fabrics Galore have a fabulous selection) and perfect to wrap up in the cold.  Now to decide on the shape to make!  What plans do you have afoot for autumnal sewing?

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