you will need:
Fabric width 140 cm
XS-M 3,5 m
L-XL 4,25 m
Lining, same amount as fabric.
Interfacing 25 cm.
1 big Button how to make your own
7 m. knitted fold-over trim for the edges. You can leave out the trim and turn sew all edges.
No. 4 London - Version 1
Long swagger coat with round tipped collar and patch pockets attached with a 3-step zig zag. The coat is fully lined, and the edge is finished with a knitted fold over trimmings.
Medium to heavy weight woven fabric. Wool, Linen or heavy silk. The final look of the garment will depend on the type of fabric you choose. Not suitable for jersey.
Find Your Size:
Take your measurement according to the measurement chart. Choose the size closest to your measurement see measurement chart here
On each pattern piece you will find a capital letter. On the cutting layout plan, you will find the same capital letters so that you can easily see which pattern pieces to use for the view you have chosen.
NB! All Pattern pieces Are Incl. 1 CM (3/8 INCH) Seam Allowance, Unless Anything Else Is Noted.
1. Cut out all pieces in fabric, lining, and interfacing
2. Overlock all raw edges, if the fabric is wool felt this is not necessary.
3. Overlock all raw edges on the lining.
4. Press Interfacing on to one of the collar pieces.
Sew The Shell
5. Sew the CF piece together with the side front piece, right sides together, press seam open.
6. Sew the CB piece together with the side back piece, right sides together, press seam open.
7. Sew front and back sleeve together in the long seam, right sides together, press seam open.
8. Sew the shoulder seam together, right sides together.
9. Sew in the sleeve, pin the sleeve head into the sleeve opening. Be aware of the back and front sleeve (back sleeve has two notches).
10. Sew the side seam — all the way from the sleeve opening to the bottom of the coat.
11. Sew the lining the same way as the shell.
12. Make the hem on the lining by folding 1 cm x, 5 cm and make a top stitch. The easiest way is to press lightly and place a few pins to keep the hemline in place.
13. Place main fabric and lining pocket piece with wrong sides together.
14. Start to sew the binding on to the pocket opening. Do it with a 3-step zig zag. Write the settings on your machine down. You are going to use them later. See video
15. Sew the binding onto the curved part of the pocket, leave 3 cm of binding in both ends.
16. Place the pocket along the side seam on the coat. Sew the pocket on with a 3-step zig zag all the way around. Leave 15 cm open, for the pocket opening.
17. Place the two collar pieces, right sides together. Sew together and leave it open in the bottom. Turn and press nicely
18. Place the collar at neckline, fitted at notches. Pin the collar in a “sandwich” with the fabric and the lining, and sew all the way from front edge to front edge. See video
19. Make a top stitch through all layers, collar, lining, and fabric, to hold it together.
20. Attach the lining with a machine basting stitch along the CF line and sleeve bottom.
21. Sew on the "fold over trim" in sleeves bottom and on the raw front and bottom edges. Use the same technique as on the pockets.
22. Hand sew the two snaps for closing
23. Place the button. See tips and tricks here