Where There’s Smoke… Theres FIRE!!!

So you remember way back when, when I worked for hancock?? Well, I bought this fabric. Covered in half naked cowboys and old red pick ups-with plenty of aloe for soothing after you burn yourself with looking wink wink, Anyway, I decided to make Gertie’s easy jacket from her Butterick line and use this for the lining.

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Full Length Double-Breasted Coat Pattern by Gertie b582

BUTTERICK RETROLOOK COAT Full Length Double-Breasted Coat Pattern by Gertie b5824 Ms Sz 6-14 or 14-22 Uncut Factory Folded


And I’ve got this fabric, right? Its a weird sort of weave with curlique clouds all up on it. Anyway, I decided to pair the two together, because it kinda looked like steamy smoke. And where theres smoke, there’s hothothot FIREY cowboy.


Because I say so.


Here are some In Production Photos






pockets designed so whenever I stick my hand in I get a palmful of HIM.








Fueled By Pepsi









Here is where I set in the bodice lining, and the pockets.


And  didn’t take anymore photos until just now to show the finished product lmao.













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14 comments… add one

  • best. lining. EVER.

    • Why thank you. I like to keep my hotties close to my body. 😉

  • excellent! i love the lining and the coat is adorable on you.

  • LOL I laughed when I saw the finished photos- its a perfectly serious looking coat, and then BAM! Half naked cowboys! I love it!

  • Outstanding coat!

  • Oooo! That’s one hot coat! Well done 😀

  • This is so incredible! The outside is gorgeous, and of course I love the lining xD

  • Gorgeous!
    The lining is very fun!! 😀

  • Beautiful coat, and fun lining. Love it. (And really want to make this coat!)

  • such clever use of lining! And the sort of flasher i would actually like to see in the park scaring (or delighting) young ladies! I love the coat too – its looks fab on you!

  • Great job on the naughtiest coat I have ever seen!

  • Love, love, love it. I have the “men at work” fabric and have had it for an age not knowing quite what to do with it. Thank you for the inspiration (I only hope I do mine as much justice as you have yours). The coat is (even without the lining) spectacular, you are one very talented young lady – all the best Michelle

  • I am so impressed with the finished product. Wow! It is beautiful and looks very professionally done. I also love the lining you chose. It gives me some ideas for a future project.

    Looks good on you.

  • This is fantastic!
    Love the silhouette, the fabrication and the lining is brilliant.


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