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sa   CAPE
sa   COAT -- WOVEN
xx   CAPE

Easy sew wool blanket wrap coat. A contemporary version of the Hudson Bay Blanket coat. Made from a 72"x90" washable wool and nylon blend blanket.
CREATIVE CRAFTS & MINIATURES #95 Oct 1983 (v.8#11) pg. 56

A "Sew-Fast" wardrobe all cut from one basic T-shape pattern with variations in neckline, sleeve, and hem lengths. Complete instructions for (1) Slender long gown with V-neck, (2) Wrap jacket, (3) Cowl-necked tea dress, (4) Wing-collar blouse, (5) Bloused tunic, and (6) Big wrap coat.
GOOD HOUSEKEEPING Jan 1979 (v.188#1) pg. 109, 194

How to make a Japanese Happi Coat.
HANDMADE Jul-Sep 1981 (v.1#2) pg. 8

Woman's A-line coat. Full-size pattern furnished.
HANDMADE Winter 1981-82 (v.1#3) pg. 34, 47

Woman's velveteen coat with yoke quilted in a mistletoe design.
HANDMADE Winter 1982-83 (v.2#4) pg. 38, 58

Woman's full-length denim coat or a jacket are made from the same simple, three piece pattern.
HANDMADE #10 Sep-Oct 1983 (v.3#3) pg. 43, 58

Woman's appliqued coat based on a Russian design. Sewn from felt, it is edged with simple embroidery, appliqued detail, and tassels. Coat is not lined.
HANDMADE #12 Jan-Feb 1984 pg. 37, 50

Woman's full length coat inspired by "Fifties" fashions. Includes belted back, back and front pleats, inset pockets.
HANDMADE #12 Jan-Feb 1984 pg. 41, 53

Woman's boot-length quilted coat is reversible. One side is piecework bands and squares. Requires Folkware pattern.
HANDMADE #12 Jan-Feb 1984 pg. 42, 56

How to sew a coat from shearling. Includes painted design on coat yoke. Instructions for working with tanned lambskins that are sueded on one side and sheared wool on the other is included.
HANDMADE #12 Jan-Feb 1984 pg. 94, 60

Blanket coat with front and back bodice tucking.
LADIES HOME JOURNAL NEEDLE & CRAFT Fall-Winter 1979 (v.10#1) pg. 96, 121

Quilted down-filled coat is a modification of a Vogue pattern.
LADIES HOME JOURNAL NEEDLE & CRAFT Fall-Winter 1979 (v.10#1) pg. 97, 122

How to reline a leather coat.

Recycled furs. Tips on recycling an old fur coat into a warm winter coat.
MOTHER EARTH NEWS #7 Jan 1971 pg. 30

Fan-motif quilted coat. Commercial pattern required for coat.
NEEDLE & CRAFT Oct 1989 (v.12#5) pg. 19, 35

Quilted all-weather coat is appliqued all over with stylized flowers and leaves. Uses commercial pattern.
NEEDLE & THREAD Mar-Apr 1981 (v.1#1) pg. 10

Woman's Tibetan coat is decorated with Seminole piecework and tie-dyeing.
NEEDLE & THREAD Sep-Oct 1983 (v.3#5) pg. 10, 42

Heathcote revisited. Woman's smoky and subtle version of the Turkish coat is made from five shades of velveteen accented with gold piping amd gold machine quilting.
NEEDLE & THREAD Nov-Dec 1983 (v.3#6) pg. 7, 37, 22

Woman's patchwork "Mesa" coat is sewn from pieces of napped fabrics (velour, velvet, velveteen, corduroy, etc.).
NEEDLECRAFT FOR TODAY May-Jun 1983 (v.6#3) pg. 9, 42, 26

Tip: How to avoid slipping or twisted sleeve linings in coats and jackets.
THREADS #2 Dec 1985-Jan 1986 pg. 6

Make a coat from a blanket. Woman's full-length coat has a scarf-style collar and patch pockets. Seams are joined with a crocheted blanket stitch.
THREADS #2 Dec 1985-Jan 1986 pg. 41

How to put pockets on a reversible coat, with double-piped pockets on one side and patch pockets on the other side.
THREADS #4 Apr-May 1986 pg. 6

Clothes for quilters. Piecing and applique used as a facet of garment design. Includes a pattern for a woman's coat with zigzags of applique on the rectangular yoke and down the front. Includes tips on strip piecing and on folding strips and squares to applique them.
THREADS #24 Aug-Sep 1989 pg. 43

A look at the work of fashion designer Bonnie Cashin. Gridded pattern and sewing instructions for a Noh coat designed by Cashin. Also a gridded diagram for a parabola skirt and cape with storm hood. Accompanying article describes how to bind fabric with real or synthetic leather.
THREADS #31 Oct-Nov 1990 pg. 32

Techniques for a topcoat. Men's wear tailoring tips for a long-lasting, unisex garment.
THREADS #38 Dec 1991-Jan 1992 pg. 50

Updating a treasured coat. How to customize a plain coat to keep it looking stylish.
THREADS #44 Dec 1992-Jan 1993 pg. 45

How to remove the crease of a coat hem, especially in a soft, delicate fabric.
THREADS #45 Feb-Mar 1993 pg. 8

Marvelous melton cloth. Fabric information and tips on choosing a jacket, coat or vest pattern for use with melton. Details on reducing the bulk at seams and on stitching a melton coat by hand or machine.
THREADS #45 Feb-Mar 1993 pg. 32
Added Info THREADS #52 Apr-May 1994 pg. 8

From a warm blanket to a cozy coat. How to lay out a typical pattern on a blanket and add decorative stitching to make a machine-sewn garment look handsewn.
THREADS #49 Oct-Nov 1993 pg. 36
Added Info THREADS #50 Dec 1993-Jan 1994 pg. 4
Correction THREADS #50 Dec 1993-Jan 1994 pg. 8

Piece a puzzle coat. How to adapt a simple coat pattern and piece nonraveling wool. Explains how to felt the wool fabric, design, piece and sew the shapes together. Two distinctive pocket shapes and whimsical appliques are suggested.
THREADS #62 Dec 1995-Jan 1996 pg. 30
Added Info THREADS #66 Aug-Sep 1996 pg. 14

Fleece garments with style, not bulk. How to make a coat from Polartec. Describes pattern alterations for non-bulky seams and front closure.
THREADS #63 Feb-Mar 1996 pg. 66
Added Info THREADS #64 Apr-May 1996 pg. 6

The go-anywhere kimono coat, an oversized silhouette with unusual applique. How to alter a simple commercial pattern with collage and edgestitching.
THREADS #75 Feb-Mar 1998 pg. 60

A three-way coat to sew. Can be long, three-quarter or short lengths. Cutting and sewing instructions furnished.
WOMAN'S DAY Sep 4 1979 (v.42#14) pg. 70, 90

Two patternless women's quilted coats and a vest to sew.
WOMAN'S DAY Sep 2 1980 (v.43#14) pg. 16, 112

Jiffy jerseys. Large pieces of fabric and straignt seams speed up sewing a (1) batwing dress, (2) kimono coat or jacket, and (3) pull-on skirt.
WOMAN'S DAY Nov 16 1982 (v.46#3) pg. 100, 145