Tuesday, November 1, 2011
The Raglan Sleeve Coat: Almost There!
Readers, I am so close to finishing this thing I can taste it. (Mmmm, tastes like wool and angora!) I just have to assemble and put in the lining (the VoNBBS way, completely by hand), and then make the faux fur collar. I might actually get impatient and leave the fur collar for later. I think the blue one is mighty cute--what do you think?
Also, I ordered enormous fabric-covered buttons from Pat's Custom Buttons and Belts, and they look amazing. Also good enough to eat. (Can you tell I'm hungry? Must be lunch time.)
Anyway, I can report that this thing looks exactly like the Vogue's New Book for Better Sewing version, which is totally unlike anything I own. The cuffs are gigantic, as big as my head. I will have to pose dramatically in it, like so: