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Flatiron Coat Sew Along Part Three: Sewing the Front & Back


Welcome back to the Flatiron Coat Sew Along! In our last post, we made and attached the front pockets. Today we are going to construct the front and back. Let's get sewing! 

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Flatiron Coat Sew Along Part Two: Making the pocket


Today we will begin the actual construction of the Flatiron Coat. We are using the conventional seams construction method, so our instructions start on the bottom of page two, if you are using the printed pattern. If you are using the digital pattern, instructions start on page 6. Let's get sewing! 

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Flatiron Coat Sew Along Part One: Getting Started


Welcome to the Flatiron Coat Sew Along! We will be making the coat length using the conventional seam method. I will be using a knit fabric, this Black Speck Fleece. The "right" side of this fabric is a soft, smooth black knit with tiny natural white specks. The "wrong" side of the fabric features a natural white terry. This fabric is also available in Cream and Grey

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Turning your sewing pattern collection into a searchable database


As sewists there are two big things we collect patterns and fabric. I mean, we just can't help it, right? Now, how often do you buy a new pattern or fabric only to put it away when you get home and forget about it? I do that all the time. But I've discovered an easy way to put my sewing patterns and fabric collection in a database so I can easily see what I have and what I need. 

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The Chateau Velvet Reverse Appliqué Jacket


​Increasingly, Pinterest is my go-to place for fashion inspiration. You can search decades, genres, or designers and thousands of pictures come up – you may end up looking at designers you've never even heard of. I've had a gorgeous coat, designed by Eloise Ptito-Echeverria, pinned to the top of my fashion inspiration page for months. I kept going back to it and one day it hit me - I could do something similar with the Chateau Coat! When a gorgeous cranberry Wool Melton arrived at our door I knew it was time to bring my idea to life. Read on to learn how I created my version of a Chateau reverse appliqué jacket. 

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