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Date: 9/12/12 6:27 PM

Is this not the most darling thing you've seen?! Saw it on Pinterest. Doesn't link back to the original website so I have no idea what this retails for but I would love to make something like it. Any ideas?

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Date: 9/12/12 7:57 PM

Oh, that's darling!! If you can't find a pattern for that (which seems unlikely; it's *so* unique), it would not be that hard to Frankenpattern. Flounces like that are easy-peasy to draft, once you find the right coat body, plus some way to approximate that big shawl collar.

Did you try leaving a comment on the Pinterest page; maybe someone knows the source!

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Date: 9/12/12 8:21 PM

Oh my gosh, that is just beautiful! I really want one too! I even love the pink!

Do you think that is a wool fabric? I am allergic to wool and have been looking for an alternative but just have not found anything yet.

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Date: 9/12/12 8:35 PM

Quote: stirwatersblue
Oh, that's darling!! If you can't find a pattern for that (which seems unlikely; it's *so* unique), it would not be that hard to Frankenpattern. Flounces like that are easy-peasy to draft, once you find the right coat body, plus some way to approximate that big shawl collar.



Did you try leaving a comment on the Pinterest page; maybe someone knows the source!

I have seen a sort of fit & flare coat pattern. I've never frankenpatterned but I'm willing to try.
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Date: 9/12/12 8:47 PM

Quote: jaytwo
Oh my gosh, that is just beautiful! I really want one too! I even love the pink!



Do you think that is a wool fabric? I am allergic to wool and have been looking for an alternative but just have not found anything yet.

Well if you don't mind a poly I found a couple of options. They are a bit darker than the coat but they are pink nonetheless

http://www.fashionfabricsclub.com/p/JJJ374/Pink-Coating-Apparel-Fabric?gclid=CK3O5ImosbICFdNxMgodQiAA_A

http://www.denverfabrics.com/p/JJJ374/Pink-Coating

Here's a softer pink. 100% wool. A bit pricey at $29/yard
http://www.thunderlily.com/fabrics/fashion/wool/1283-pink-wool-coating.html

This one is less expensive at $20/yard
http://www.thewoolconnection.com/catalog.php?item=207

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Date: 9/12/12 8:51 PM

That coat is gorgeous! I hope you find a pattern, make it and review it! :)

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Date: 9/12/12 10:12 PM

I wasn't necesssarily looking for pink.... just any material that would be like wool but not wool. I know when I was a kid (junior high-ish) I had a long hooded peacoat sort of style coat that was not wool but you could not tell the difference in looking at it. I wish I knew what it was because that is the fabric I would like to find again.

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Date: 9/12/12 11:31 PM

Oh, it's darling.
Just a quick look at my pattern catalog I have 3 suggestions: B5142, M6442, V8465.

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Date: 9/13/12 0:13 AM

Could you use this and lengthen the peplum?

StyleArc Julia Jacket

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Date: 9/13/12 6:12 AM

Absolutely STAND-OUTING! You'll be mauled by the papparazzi!

j.





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