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Made by a Fabricista: Winter Wool Wrap Coat

 


Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year!!!

This wrap wool coat is my last make of 2020 and wow what a year it has been. Can you believe 2020 is almost to an end? It seems to have flown by and crept by simultaneously.


This make was right on time because the high in Atlanta on Christmas day was an almost freezing 34 degrees. The Micheal Kors baby blue wool coating caught my eye because it's such a beautiful color, it reminds makes me think of a snowy, icy winter. The kind we don't usually have in the south. It is a good heavy that will definitely keep you warm. The hand is smooth, soft and just amazing to wear.


I debated quite a bit about what to make with this wool...a peacoat? a cape? I guess this wrap coat is somewhere in the middle. Butterick 6720 is a wrap front coat with no closures, patch pockets and a self tie wrap. The pattern it self comes together easily, though I might opt for a lighter wool next time. 


I love the fact that I can just throw this coat on and wrap myself in it. It's so cozy! And the pockets are huge, perfect for gloves, hats or a mask or anything you need to carry on you if you happen to be out and about.


I really hope you enjoyed this holiday season! Happy New Year!

Comments

  1. oh that's lovely! I do love a pale color winter coat, it's a refreshing change from all the black and lets you know spring IS eventually going to be here :)

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  2. Lovely! I'm going to try it. Congrats on the nice lining job.

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