Stained Glass Overcoat

Hi All,

I have just finished this bright and chirpy overcoat!! I’m happy with it but it’s one of those garments that I’m not sure where to wear it to, that’s if I don’t sell it on Depop (@montanastrange). Then again I do have a random collection of clothes, I’m leaning towards keeping this one to myself.

If you have followed me long enough, you may remember that I have used this sewing pattern (M6084) twice before (excuse my fat face) but as thick coats.

This unlined overcoat is part of a collection. I haven’t come up with a name yet… Afro Punky and Tribal Goth come to mind but I’m still undecided.

Here is photographic evidence *Law & Orders dun duns sound effects*

I look so mischievous

Basking in evil glory

Lace cuff detail 

Featuring my odd Doc Martens, they got a lot of attention today. I had my picture taken for a bridal challenge due to these, glad I could help!

I’m thinking about adding pockets because: 1) FUNCTIONAL! 

2) I don’t like chucking things into my bag and

3) there’s so many ways to attach them

I don’t really want them traditionally sewn so to speak. Would it be odd to place them unevenly? Say one way higher than the other? I am the one designing it sooo anything goes I guess!

Happy sewing!

Montana

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7 Responses to “Stained Glass Overcoat”

  1. Love it! I need something like this. Very inspiring!

  2. Meg Miller Says:

    Great coat! Re:pockets – what about long vertical rectangles, big enough to get your hand in comfortably, to compliment the print? (Just an idle thought.)

  3. Gorgeous. Royal looking. I love all African wax print fabric so it’s no surprise that this catches my eye. You wear it well!

    • Royal looking! Oooo now that’s a compliment, thank you ever so much. I’m not usually one for bright colours unless they’re quirky, so African wax prints are right up my street

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