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How do I add a hood to a trench coat pattern?
fattyboomboom
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Date: 8/20/13 8:26 PM

I'm working on the Oliver & S Secret Agent trench coat and I want to add a hood. Here's what I'm planning to do:

Cut and line a hood from another pattern.
Attach it to the jacket between the upper edge and the collar (before attaching the facing).

Does this make sense? Does anyone have an idea for a better way to proceed? Words of caution? Has anyone done this before? Any suggestions are appreciated.

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Date: 8/20/13 10:40 PM

I would use this Green Pepper pattern for the hood and attach it the same way:


clothingengineer used the Green Pepper Hood pattern
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In reply to annakeeton

Date: 8/21/13 8:09 PM

Oh wow, cool pattern! I would have never known about it, so thanks for the reference.

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