Thursday, November 12, 2009

Wool, corduroy, cotton and linen

I've made this coat in all of these fabrics and I'm still not bored with it. Jessica sent this fabric combination for me to make her one too. I was actually able to start and finish it yesterday. She didn't get to send the buttons so I will have to put those on when I get there.

I love the drape of linen. This is a fairly heavy weight and having to hang it to take the photos makes it look slouchier than it is. I think it's so fun that she chose Mendicino Two sisters by Heather Ross for the lining. Hope you like it Jess!

And just for good measure, I made my green scrap bucket. Funny, I had a lot less green than I thought.

For those of you who haven't got the new improved upload (yep, they gave us strike through) I'm sure that you all will have an easier time than I am getting used to it. Old dog, new tricks and all that. The link button is better, it allows you to check it before you post. Once I figure it all out it will be great.


  1. I LOVE IT!!! Need to go find buttons now! What are you going to do with all of your buckets?

  2. always so impressed with the coats...and I was just looking at the Two Sisters fabric and thinking how cute it is! great color choices...she'll love it. i wonder if they make octopus buttons?

    take care...walk blessed!

  3. I love this jacket, I really really love this jacket.

  4. I love this one! The mermaids are fun! I love your scrappy bags too. I bet I have enough fabric to make one.... hmmm...... feeling the need to sew. But I guess unpacking the house will have to come first...

  5. I need this jacket pattern! Put one aside for me pa-lease! I can't believe I went all day and didn't see this jacket. Did you bring it to work? I didn't even ask...I'm baaad. SUper cute bucket:)

  6. I love this coat, so cute. The lining is so cute. I hope Jess likes it, she's one lucky lady! Oh yeah, and i love the scrap buckets you're making, too cool.

  7. Love the color and the mermaids are soo fun. I bet you can do this coat with your eye closed :) You are really good :) Oh yeah I love the bucket too.

  8. I think this is my favorite one yet. :)


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