Step out in class and stay warm in this hooded over-sized coat or overcoat in two lengths, below or above the knee. With room enough to cover full skirts, wide collars, and elegant up-dos, this fully lined coat blends the best features of both cape and coat. Loaded with high style, enjoy dramatic sleeves that taper to the wrist, functional welt pockets, and an open neckline and hood that includes a front band ready for your decorative ideas or contrast fabric (View A), or contrast piping (View B). Designed for quick assembly with minimal seams, it’s perfect for loose weaves or very warm and heavy coat fabrics. Construction includes light tailoring. No closure.
Roomy Hooded Overcoat with 1950’s Styling
Contrast Front Trim (View A) or Piping Detail (View B)
Two Coat Lengths- Above or Below Knee
Quick Assembly with Minimal Seams
Sizes 2-18, All Sizes Included
Paper Pattern & 20 pg Guide Mailed Ready to Sew
FABRICS: Medium to heavy coat fabrics; Tweed, Twills, Herringbone, Houndstooth in Mohair, Cashmere, Wools; boiled, felted, Melton. Upholstery or interior fabrics, heavy corduroy, velveteen, bouclé, fur. Consider all fabrics for the contrast band (View A). With lighter weight fabrics, apply an interlining and/or underlining to add weight and/or warmth; follow coat fabric requirements. May not be suitable for plaids or stripes.
NOTIONS: Thread, 1 pkg hem tape (optional) View B: purchased or hand-made piping 6 ¾ yards (long length) or 6 ¼ yards (short length).
REQUIREMENTS: (all sizes, in yards, with or without nap)
|All Views||Long Length||Short Length|
|60” Coat Fabric||3 7/8||3 ½|
|45” Coat Fabric||5 1/8||4 7/8|
|60” Coat Lining||2 ¼||2 1/8|
|45” Coat Lining||3 3/8||3|
|Front Band Contrast Fabric- View A||16” x 63”||16” x 60”|