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The curtain coat

A refashioning project- a coat from a curtain.

Trying to look a bit Chanel- ish?

A short cropped jacket which was my first attempt in lining and jacketing! Exciting stuff.

Trying for a vintage inspired Chanel look. More info on the old blog.

About the author: I’m a sewing, making, teaching, baking, vintage loving London lady living in Beirut.

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  • Katherine December 2, 2011, 3:54 pm

    Awesome! Can’t believe it started life as a curtain – when I try to refashion something into clothing it just looks like I’m auditioning for a part as the Trash Heap in Fraggle Rock.

    • oldfashioned December 2, 2011, 5:03 pm

      Thanks! It really looked like a mangy old curtain too.
      Hahaha i’m sure thats not the case with your refashioning, but i do love fraggle rock

  • Deb December 2, 2011, 7:28 pm

    This turned out very well! Love the soft contrast between the pink and white details.

  • Katrina-Edelweiss Patterns December 2, 2011, 10:31 pm

    Very cute! You did a beautiful job!

    Happy sewing,


  • DapperDuds December 3, 2011, 3:57 am

    This came out darling and that lining looks snazzy!

  • oldfashioned December 3, 2011, 11:44 am

    Thank you all. Snazzy! Great word!

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