Opera Coat without the Drama

Vogue 1137 reprint of vintage 1950 dress and coat.
I made only the coat and it’s fabulous – swingy and loose without the being frumpy or shapeless. 3/4 length kimono sleeves make it easy to sew too as there are no sleeves to insert and its loose style means there’s no fitting issues either.
I paired it with a 2012 Vogue pencil skirt for a late 1950, moving into 1960 look.

• Meet the Author • sewruth


Full time teacher in college, loves sewing - haven't bought RTW in years.


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4 comments… add one

  • Great outfit!

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  • it’s very beautiful

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  • Very elegant!

    I’m making the same pattern right now, so it’s nice to see a finished one!

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  • So elegant and stylish!

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