Coat – the next sewing project on the list

Some time ago I have bought a black cashmere/wool fabric for a coat. I have a dream coat on my mind with:

  • high waist
  • pleat at the back
  • collar

souds not so complicated. Meanwhile – 3-4 muslins further – I am still trying to find the best fit.

Vogue pattern, V8626, Marfy pattern, 3177, Marfy, coat, coat pattern, couture

I have made muslin of a coats from Vogue V8626 and Marfy 3177. Eventhough they had features from the above list – I was not impressed. Continue reading “Coat – the next sewing project on the list”

Coat Marfy 3177

I have finished the muslin for the coat based on Marfy 3177 pattern, which I have bought about moth ago and I pu it on … and I heard the stitches bursting at the back.

Hmmm…. it was definitely something wrong going on.

Coat Marfy 3177 muslin - couture by Red Point Tailor

I started to check the size and measurements – it should be ok, but still… it is something not good with this pattern. Continue reading “Coat Marfy 3177”

Weekend full of handstitching

I know I have already said this but as my French jacket progressing I will repeat it – I love my jacket.

The trims have arrived and now the trim is attached to the sleeves and the edges of the jacket.

Working on French jacket attaching the trim Working on French jacket attaching the trim to the sleevesWorking on French jacket attaching the trim to the sleevesWorking on French jacket attaching the trim finishing bodice

The jacket needs now the buttonholes – I hope the silk buttonholes threads will arrive this week. I have just pinned the sleeves to the bodice to check it – it looks great. If only I could take 2 days off I would be able to finish it… Continue reading “Weekend full of handstitching”

A January Marfy sew along

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Ever admired the fabulous feminine Marfy patterns but never had chance to make something from its pattern?

Leslie from A Challenging Sew is planning in January a Marfy Free Pattern Sew Along using the free patterns Marfy has made available.  

A Marfy Free Pattern Sew Along with Leslie from A Challenging SewSeeing this announcement reminded me about my unfinished Marfy summer dress as well as Marfy coat pattern 3177 I have purchased recently. I have to wait for the summer few months so I decided to pick up the coat project first. During the fabric market I have bought the black cashmere for it and lining. As the weather forecasts are not getting better it is hight time to make a coat.

Working on the musiln - Marfy coat 3177

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Home again

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Goodies have arrived - new projects


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