This coat comes from the December issue of Burda World of Fashion magazine. It is style 129 in a size 44. I'd say it took me about 20 hours to make it. I think I will start keeping track of the time I spend on each garment.
This is a big deal for me- I have never sewn a coat and it intimidated me. Also, I have not done much tailoring. Nor have I mastered fitting. But I am very happy with this.
I used very lightweight fusible interfacing based on the instructions in the current issue of Threads Magazine. There is a great article written byAlison Page. Also, I added a lining. I just concocted my own way of getting it in there.
I'll get a lot of wear out of this coat. This and the paisley pencil skirt are the core of my SWAP. Next I will make a variety of solid colored blouses and knit tops that all match the skirt.
It feels so good to have this ready to wear now!