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Date: 10/2/13 2:50 PM

I picked up a vintage Persian lamb coat at a garage sale. I don't have a clue how to reuse it. I'm thinking maybe another coat? Any recommendations or pattern suggestions?

It's an A-line style from the '50's or '60's, and is very voluminous. The under collar and lining are missing, so I can't just resize it to fit.

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Date: 10/2/13 6:09 PM

Oh, I think that's a fabulous find. You could definitely make another coat. Or you could make a vest or cardigan. Scraps would be great for trimming out a cardigan or jacket too.
I would love to see what you make or use it for.

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Date: 10/2/13 9:31 PM

I used to wear my DGM's Persian Lamb jacket c.1930, when I was in school in the 80's, and vintage was weird not cool! My coat eventually fell apart b/c the skin was very brittle. I do not know how to deal with it, just be aware that it could start shredding.

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Date: 10/2/13 10:06 PM

I had my DGM's jacket too! My mother suggested I have it made into a blazer style which I thought was a great idea. DH and I then moved to FL and I had the jacket in my closet for 10 years and never had it cut down being too warm to wear so I donated it to benefit a women's shelter. It was the one item besides a sewing table that I've regretted donating. I guess I feel a little better that it can shed and become brittle with age.

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Date: 10/3/13 10:43 AM

I think I heard somewhere that furs need to be stored in the appropriate temp and humidity b/c it will break down. I think that is why all those fur shops have storage for the off season.

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Date: 10/3/13 12:19 PM

I'd be tempted to make a lap blanket out of it, but that's just me.

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Date: 10/3/13 1:42 PM

I have created teddy bears for family members as a memory gift. I got soooooo! many orders for others to be recreated, that it became very furry in my work space, and then I was gifted a few more!!!!!!
I just donated the last of the coats to a theatre last winter....They look great on stage!

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