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Posted on:12/31/10 1:05 AM
Pattern Size:Plus-Sized 
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4u2cme said... (1/11/11 5:04 PM) Reply
Very nice coat.
Aroura said... (1/1/11 2:54 PM) Reply
Gorgeous coat, and so warm! Thanks for all the great lining/interlining tips.
Julia C said... (1/1/11 9:04 AM) Reply
Your coat looks great! So glad you made something for yourself. Very helpful review with all of your details.
becca a said... (1/1/11 9:00 AM) Reply
What a gorgeous coat--I love the color. It must be so light and comfortable to wear.
JillyBe said... (12/31/10 10:41 PM) Reply
Beautifully done! I just want to pet it....... ;-D
BJ1400 said... (12/31/10 10:39 PM) Reply
Your coat really looks great! Pretty color.
SewWil said... (12/31/10 12:36 PM) Reply
Very nice coat. Great color!
SheBear0320 said... (12/31/10 10:27 AM) Reply
The coat passed the test for warmth and windblock this morning when I headed to the rink -- the temp was -26C and the windchill was -36C. Standing rinkside I was even warm and comfortable. My favourite thing is that the coat isn't bulky/puffy. Will definitely be using this combination on future brave the Manitoba winters.
Q Valley Mary said... (12/31/10 9:26 AM) Reply
I love fleece, but am always afraid it won't really stand up to the cold and wind. Thanks for all the information about lining and interlining. also, your coat is really pretty.
maryfrana said... (12/31/10 8:34 AM) Reply
Ambitious and successful project. Those temperatures have me shivering. We think it's super cold in coastal California when it gets below 45.
Nan Kay said... (12/31/10 8:23 AM) Reply
I have not tried windbreaker fabric for innerlinging, it is a great idea. Would be easier to use than chamois or flannel too! Nicely finished coat.
Nancy Rhodes said... (12/31/10 8:10 AM) Reply
Lovely results! That's a challenge to upgrade so many details at once... I call that mission creep when a straight forward project keeps gathering steam with more and more deviations and i want it this way's...customizing it into a way more complicated project than anyone intended. But you slogged thru it and have a great snuggly coat to prove it.
petro said... (12/31/10 4:52 AM) Reply
What a nice coat! I love the colour.
jannw said... (12/31/10 1:45 AM) Reply
Great idea on adding the nylon for the wind. Love the finished coat!
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