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Made by a Fabricista: Winter is coming!

 When I was browsing on Fabric Mart's amazing selections, I couldn't help but drool over the gorgeous coating by Michael Kors.  I love the designer fabric choices on the website.  Also, the price point of this amazing fabric made this a no-brainer for me.  I simply had to make another winter coat.  

I live in the northern plains of the US and we can have winter coat weather from October until April or May.  That means, I need to have many choices for a winter coat.  Just having one or two is boring in my book!  I have numerous coats, most of which are made from FM's selection of coating.


It appears this Michael Kors Coating color I used is all sold out, however there are some pretty choices here: Coating



You can see from the inside of the hood, I used a pretty floral for the lining.  I just love pretty lining fabrics.  This one has so many pretty colors in it and it's a floral, so it was love for me!


Here's a view of the inside.  Isn't that just pretty?  Please don't judge me on the fact that the top I am wearing and the lining don't coordinate.  I didn't give a second thought to my coordination until I saw my photos!  This pretty lining too is sold out, but you might find some nice choices here: Lining options  more options  I've even used these fabrics for a lining: Voile



If you are interested, here is a link to the pattern I used.  Colette Albion jacket

I am very happy with my new coat.  I hope you are staying safe, enjoying some fall/winter sewing, and happy and content with this strange place we are all in due to the pandemic.  

Happy sewing!

Sue from Ilove2sew! 

Comments

  1. What a gorgeous coat! If I saw that in a store I’d buy it in a minute!

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  2. Love your coat. The color is terrific too.

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  3. I totally get the winter coat wardrobe--different colors, different lengths, different activities, different temperature ranges . When you're out and about, people see your coat, not your inside clothes.

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