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Pattern Reviews> Simplicity> 3216 (Vintage Opera Coat)

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Posted on:4/15/12 9:26 PM


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AnneM said... (6/5/12 8:19 AM) Reply
Very nice, and I really am amazed at an opera coat from that housecoat pattern; I wouldn't have made that leap.
GinormicaMG said... (5/9/12 2:16 PM) Reply
Peter you are something else! I love the sophisticated 50ís look and your work is impeccable.
Peter in NYC said... (5/1/12 10:18 AM) Reply
Thanks, everyone! They're always fun to create, though running into neighbors in the elevator sometimes raises a few eyebrows.
Weif said... (5/1/12 9:26 AM) Reply
Great coat and I love your story board!!
Fluffy bunny said... (5/1/12 8:07 AM) Reply
Great coat! Thanks also for the photoshoot. You've made me laugh on a horrible rainy day!
SewWil said... (5/1/12 0:32 AM) Reply
Congratulations! Cathy looks marvelous in her opera coat. I enjoyed reading about Cathy's exploits in her new outfit.
Laurie Lou said... (4/27/12 4:10 PM) Reply
Yipee skippy...You did a great job...probably first of it's kind. THe opera coat really turned out fantastic, like your collar. Can't wait to see her new bundle of joy!
VirginiasDghter said... (4/27/12 11:31 AM) Reply
Congratulations!!!! Well done....well done!
Sickofitcindy said... (4/26/12 1:02 AM) Reply
Beautiful ensemble! Cathy is lucky to have her own personal courtier. I am just a few miles over the bridge (hint hint)
BMH said... (4/25/12 11:28 AM) Reply
Lovely, with beautiful details.
droxy said... (4/24/12 12:40 PM) Reply
Cathy looks fab. You should see my male cousin. =) Fantastic coat. I have a vintage 80s kenmore and a singer 401. Wish I had time to sew more.
FreyaStark said... (4/24/12 8:03 AM) Reply
Fabulous! I love the coat and the stripey smock. The floral lining is a cute and witty touch.
Aroura said... (4/20/12 12:01 PM) Reply
You've outdone yourself this time! Cathy looks fantastic, and love the story, glowing mom-to-be. :). Perfect colors for her!
GoodbyeValntino said... (4/20/12 8:03 AM) Reply
Cathy is stunning in the beautiful opera coat and ensemble! Do let us know when the baby arrives.
jmosew said... (4/18/12 7:30 PM) Reply
I just love the Cathy photo shoots. That coat is lovely and the maternity top is very pretty too. Cathy wears them so well!
MNBarb said... (4/18/12 1:30 PM) Reply
I'm wetting my pants after reading Cathy's story. Doesn't she look lovely with a bun-in-the-oven/baby bump. Hats off to you and your creativity! I want to live in the day when a coat and robe can be cut from the same pattern. Throw those fitting worries out the window.
Sue Parrott said... (4/16/12 10:10 PM) Reply
This is a wonderful coat!
portercs said... (4/16/12 6:15 PM) Reply
Lovely!!!
Peter in NYC said... (4/16/12 2:14 PM) Reply
He, he....no. But I did make them all on my Featherweight!
JEF said... (4/16/12 1:38 PM) Reply
Cathy is in another stunner. Great sewing Peter! Anyof it done on your treadle?
Jeffer said... (4/16/12 11:51 AM) Reply
Very creative!! Wish I could visit the garment district to pick up fabric like that at those prices :). The style of the coat seems perfect for Cathy
pterion said... (4/16/12 9:37 AM) Reply
Wonderful coat! Lovely springy color brings out the rose in Kathy's cheeks. Amazing sewing and storytelling. Well done!
ChantillyDreams said... (4/16/12 8:59 AM) Reply
Too much fun!!! If I could get my hubby to the opera, I'd be proud to wear that!
Peter in NYC said... (4/16/12 7:32 AM) Reply
Thanks, folks!
Margaret said... (4/16/12 6:19 AM) Reply
Wonderful ensemble! I like your collar and cuff changes.
Bonnie O said... (4/16/12 5:51 AM) Reply
Fantastic ensemble!
rivergum said... (4/16/12 5:41 AM) Reply
Gorgeous! I love this coat and Cathy looks stunning in it.
Cerisa said... (4/16/12 2:49 AM) Reply
That is one gorgeous coat and Cathy looks radiant in it.
Scheri said... (4/16/12 2:42 AM) Reply
Beautiful coat Peter. Love your fabric color choices.
petro said... (4/16/12 2:17 AM) Reply
I remember these, seeing my mother in that shape of coat. I always loved them. Lucky Cathy.
Athene said... (4/16/12 2:08 AM) Reply
A very lovely coat, and I continue to enjoy the adventures of Cathy.
sew2little said... (4/16/12 0:57 AM) Reply
Kathy is glowing!
lyndle said... (4/16/12 0:34 AM) Reply
Have been following progress on your blog. How do you fit in so much sewing? This looks fab, and multifunctional - do you think Peter could borrow it from Cathy for a night out?
velosewer said... (4/15/12 10:01 PM) Reply
OMG. What a beautiful coat.
 
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