YES! It took a while since my initial post here... because I was otherwise occupied and didn't get around to finishing it until yesterday!!! Below is a shot of stitching the pocket lining to the coat: That was the, "teaser".... And now,... presenting: "TA-DA!!!": Washable in cold water; hang dry. I tug a little… Continue reading McCall’s 9576 Reversible Jacket/Coat Finally Finished!
It's been a while since I posted, because my Wonderful Husband has been working on remodeling my other sewing room. I chose a lavender/lilac color that is close to the color of my childhood room (if memory serves.). It's very cool and relaxing, which makes it a joy for me to create and sew. The… Continue reading New Sewing Room On It’s Way!
Haven't found much time to blog with some family travel and sewing, but I'm making a better time schedule (yeah, right...) so I can balance (sure...) my efforts better. (HAHAHA!). I'm replacing my old, lost light/dark green reversible winter fleece coat with a new one using one side charcoal grey and the reverse side a… Continue reading Busy, but Back! McCalls 9576 Coat
McCall's 9576 2 Hour Reversible Jacket©1998 (2 hours my foot...). ~:^O I made this reversible fleece coat a handful of years ago with a matching reversible hat. My friend really liked it.... she wanted it! Personally, I considered it quite simple and unflattering; but it did keep me warm and machine washed like a… Continue reading Green Fleece Coat: A.K.A. “Laundry Blues”… McCall’s 9576
I think this was a Simplicity pattern; I made it several years ago and posted it on my old Adrienne's Armoire blog: It really went together easily; especially since my daughter, G needed no pattern adjustments. A beautiful hand washable wool, it really looks quite impressive on her tall and slender build. Alas; she wore… Continue reading G’s Checked Coat