4-season dress: winter

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When the weather is gray and all the colorful leaves have disappeared, it’s time to break out the bold colors for winter.

This is not just about a coat, but about seeing the “bones” of a pattern and using what you have in a different way.  Yep, you already have the pattern…it’s the felt coat from two weeks ago!

With a bit of ingenuity and totally different construction method, it turned into this puffy winter jacket:

Hat/boot info and a picture tutorial to adapt the felt coat pattern to make this is here

In pursuit of perfect piping, I’m taking next week off from blogging so I can focus on a project that’s been causing me more grief than I would have anticipated.  Then Little Darling will be doing some traveling to bring us a really fun set of posts full of sewing and crafting on a theme that should last us all the way to the New Year!

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3 responses »

  1. I am so tickled to have found this site. Im sewing for Little Darling and others all the time and just love all of the designs and creativity you share with all of us. Im so impressed!
    Thanks so much for all the information and I wish you the very best in everything you do. I will be visiting often for inspiration and fresh ideas.
    You are amazing!!!!! :0)

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