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« on: August 22, 2014 11:26:42 AM »

After realizing my sons Jacket didn't fit him anymore I decided to make him one. I found a book at Barnes and Noble on simple kids clothes and decided to give it a whirl. The outside is Wool plaid that I got last year on clearance and still hadn't done anything with. I lined the inside with Fleece - beware it's warmth - and instead of buttons (which my machine cannot handle without jams left and right) I thought it would look much nicer with some appliqued accents and those cook strappy things. It took me a good two weeks to really complete this. I had to keep stepping away to make sure I didn't hurry through and do a crappy job. I am very pleased with the results. I think a twill or something not so oddly plaid would have looked amazing, but this is still pretty good for a first coat.
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« Reply #1 on: August 22, 2014 11:32:55 AM »

This is pretty AMAZING for a first coat! Love the addition of the appliqued accents. I'm sure kiddo will be proud to wear this all winter.

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« Reply #2 on: August 22, 2014 12:05:17 PM »

that looks great, I love the toggles

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« Reply #3 on: August 22, 2014 12:42:12 PM »

oh you get SUPERMOM points for this!! What an awesome winter coat  Grin

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« Reply #4 on: August 22, 2014 01:17:30 PM »

Very nice coat. I love the fabric and the toggles look great. Nice work. Thanks for sharing.

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« Reply #5 on: August 24, 2014 04:56:32 AM »

amazing job, this jacket is super cool Smiley
« Reply #6 on: September 04, 2014 06:24:08 AM »

Fabulous!  I especially love the coat-and-shorts look!  Smiley  I have yet to try making a coat with a hood - yours came out great!
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« Reply #7 on: October 22, 2014 11:49:24 PM »

this is cool~ love the color and pattern, looks great!

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« Reply #8 on: December 29, 2014 01:26:03 PM »

It looks so great!

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