As originally posted in The Sew Weekly for the 1960's Challenge..
⁃ Fabric: 3m wool, 2m lining, interfacing
⁃ Pattern: Vogue 7239
⁃ Year: 1967
⁃ Notions: 3 buttons
⁃ Time to complete: several weeks in October
⁃ First worn: end of October
⁃ Wear again? Since it's been cold, I haven't stopped wearing it!
⁃ Total price: ~30EUR = 7EUR/m for wool (21EUR), $2.50/m China Silk Poly for lining (5 EUR), interfacing, thread, etc...
Pattern Story - I won this pattern from a giveaway on the Seamless Blog, and will give it away once this is published on the Sew Weekly. Look out for a blog post from me if you're interested in entering the giveaway.
Here are some of the inner workings...
feather stitching, fuchsia lining
groovy pocket fabric
I had a lot of fun working on this coat and once it was finished, I realized this one was a true keeper. I've been wearing it regularly ever since. The coat reminds me of Edie Sedgwick for some reason. Something about my haircut these days, perhaps?