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Vogue 8930

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Hello All! I hope that everyone enjoyed their Thanksgiving holiday! I always enjoy this time of year because I get to spend quality time with my family. Nothing exciting happens; we just sit around eating and watching football.

This is Vogue 8930, I have made this in several different colors and different fabrics. My first couple of attempts, I made with fleece but they felt really big and bulky to me. I gave the brown one to my niece and my bestie requested the green one.

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I followed Mimi G’s DIY Blanket Coat Sew Along to make this coat.  It was my first time sewing a coat with a lining so I was thankful for the video.  I highly recommend this pattern and the tutorial; it is a great beginner project!

For my most recent version of this coat, I used a grey Ponte knit fabric from Fine Fabrics. This knit has the right amount of weight and stretch, and I am very pleased with the results. I’m also in love with this lining!

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The dress is McCall’s 6886 and the shoes are Vince Camuto. Unfortunately, the shoes are no longer available. You can check out my previous post on McCall’s 6886 here.

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2 comments on “Vogue 8930

  1. Just lovely! I love how different fabrics can change the look so much. Those shawl collars are quite popular too now.

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