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Posted on:1/8/11 6:43 AM
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woolcat said... (8/8/12 5:21 PM) Reply
Your coat is lovely! But I have to say you have the best username ever. I used to watch the Clangers as a kid when I went to my nana's at school lunch, and the soup dragon was my favourite.
Handmade by Carla said... (1/11/11 2:31 PM) Reply
very nice work. looks great
soupdragon said... (1/9/11 8:00 AM) Reply
Hi Rmusic1 - I took the coat up by 1.5 inches and the lining by 2 inches. I more or less followed the instructions for basting close to the fold, then doing a line of tacking/basting stitches around were the hem is stitched to ease it in before hemming. I tacked the lining to the hem at side seams as instructions. Thanks to everyone for the lovely comments!
Woolygal said... (1/9/11 7:48 AM) Reply
Excellent - I love it.
rmusic1 said... (1/9/11 6:51 AM) Reply
I'm currently making this myself in version B. Can you tell me how much you took up your hem as I'm stuck on the instructions to do this at the moment. Your coat looks very smart and I can't tell you want to do more pressing, it looks fine!
lesliez said... (1/9/11 1:36 AM) Reply
Beautiful job on your first coat!
MNBarb said... (1/8/11 7:32 PM) Reply
Your coat looks great on you. I think you are no longer an Advanced Beginner.
valerie sews said... (1/8/11 5:58 PM) Reply
Lovely coat. It must be a pleasure to wear.
RadarRadiance said... (1/8/11 5:57 PM) Reply
Very nice coat, looks wonderful on and the fit is great.
Elona said... (1/8/11 12:05 PM) Reply
What a handsome, classic coat!
Barbara V said... (1/8/11 10:48 AM) Reply
Well, your lovely coat and scarf look like the perfect way to stay warm in Edinburgh. (I have fond memories of my trip to your beautiful city, but it was in a much warmer time of year). Nice work on your first coat!
starryfish said... (1/8/11 9:30 AM) Reply
Lovely coat! You must be in great need of multiple warm layers up there.
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