Victorian Corduroy Jacket

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I made this pattern a while back with a softer fabric. This time, I decided to use corduroy and to leave out lining. I pinned the pieces one evening, cut them out another, and sewed up this section last night.

I have sleeves to add, hem to finish, decide on closure, and decide on whether to add pockets left over from a previous project.

April 29th 2016
I changed my mind and decided to line the coat. Put in one sleeve and messed up the other.

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April 1st 2016

Put in the other sleeve and finished the lining.
Added gold edging with close zigzag stitches and gold thread.

I left out the cuffs and pockets as it looks bulky enough with the corduroy being rather thick.

Instead of leaving the collar to hang, I sewed the edge down. The thick material allows the collar to stand!

Added a belt-buckle in front.

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I need more Gold thread. Other than that, I have a new coat!

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