Winter Layering Sew-Along

Winter Layering Sew-Along

By: Alissah Threads

I MADE A WOOL COAT! That’s something I never thought I would say. Sewing a wool coat was so daunting! It seemed like something only professionals could do.

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I shared my fall/winter fabric haul a few days ago and it included this glorious cashmere wool! I already knew exactly how I wanted it but I needed to find a pattern. While I was out and about thrifting in Nashville, I found her. Vogue7806. I couldn’t believe it. The exact coat I had in mind and the pattern was dropped in my lap.

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Once I started cutting, it got less scary. Little by little and very carefully, I started to piece her together. I’m usually a fast sewist but I slowed myself down and really took my time. It turns out, wool isn’t hard to work with at all. I self-drafted the belt because I always have to add my own little detail.

I had so much fun sewing my wool coat and I love how it turned out!

Here’s what you’ll need to create yours:

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Let's get started!

Step 1: Sew the collar

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Step 2:Sew the bodice

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Step 3: Sew the pockets

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Step 4: Sew the sleeves

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Step 5: Sew the belt

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Enjoy, and stay cozy! Check out this Fabric Haul for more fabrics for your Fall and Winter sewing plans:

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