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Date: 11/1/13 4:34 PM

Any idea of a pattern for a coat like this?



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Most of the patterns I've seen have straight up-and-down buttons, whereas this has a lovely V shape. And most double-breasted coats are trench coats, which has a very different style. Thanks!

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Date: 11/1/13 5:22 PM

Vogue 8346 has a similar look but no, doesn't have the curved panels. I haven't seen that anywhere. Maybe you could adapt it.

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Date: 11/2/13 1:32 AM

You could try Burda 7458, and have the second row of buttons as non-functional??

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Date: 11/2/13 6:37 AM

The Folkwear Belgian Military Chef's Jacket has similar (maybe even more exaggerated at the top) curved panels, but it's way shorter and only has a band collar.

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Date: 11/2/13 7:13 AM

About 20 years ago, I had a suit with a jacket very similar to this with the buttons farther apart at the top to make a V. It was wildly flattering. Hope someone comes up with a pattern. Designers...are you listening???

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Date: 11/2/13 5:37 PM

This design has the V-shape double breast. You could modify to add the flared skirt portion:

Lekala 5836

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-- Edited on 11/19/13 11:08 AM --

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Date: 11/2/13 9:59 PM

Oooh, ahh, the Lekala is pretty darn close! I think I can probably modify it from there... Maybe? LOL.

Thanks to everyone who thought about this with me!

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