Thursday, February 5, 2015

It's a Croc!

Pattern: McCall's 5987 unlined coat with attached "scarf" collar, two-piece sleeves and pockets. I works best with double sided fabric.


 Sizing: 8-22


Fabric: Chocolate Crocodile Embossed Polyester/Lycra Velour from Fabric Mart

Alterations: The scarf was folded together at the end and turned for a finished look. It has serged fronts and bottom.

Hat: Simplicity 4025 completed using serger.

This is an exciting coat. My girlfriend's eyes lit up when I entered the room. She loved it. It is one of my favorites and I don't know why it took so many years for me to make it. Yes, I'm willing to allow another into my life.

Life is much more fun with a sewing machine and a little bit of creativity!
 
 
 

12 comments:

  1. I LOVE THAT COAT!!! My kinda style all the way--and the hat is the frosting on the cake. I have that same fabric in my stash. So nice to see what others are making with the same fabric.

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    1. Thank you! I can't wait to see what you choose to make with your fabric.

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  2. Nice coat and it looks so cosy! The attached scarf collar is so lovely :)

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    1. Thanks! The collar really makes a statement;

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  3. You are back with us - nice to have you back. What a stunning coat - it looks really glamorous and you wear it well.

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    1. It's good to be back. Of course, I was still sewing, but not as much for myself. Thanks for the compliment.

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  4. Dorothy.. Beautiful ..Love the collar, love the fabric.. The hat just adds so much to it.. Looking at the pattern, I would never have dreamed
    it would look like yours.. PERFECT!!!
    Proud you got your machine back.. Missed your pretty makes.

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    1. Thank you Judy! It is good to be back online.

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Thanks for all of your wonderful comments. I hope to respond to each message.