How to make a quilt coat- You can make one, I promise!

Finishing your quilt coat- inside and outside seams and binding

We are almost there! You should now have something that looks like this (with pockets)- a functioning quilt coat, but with lots of unfinished seams  (Sorry - this is of another quilt coat- I forgot to take one at this stage of the original!)  To finish off these seams, we are going to use binding in two ways: Double fold binding to finish off the inside seams. You can either make this from your lining fabric or use a contrasting fabric. NB: If you really don't want to do this step (as it involves hand sewing), you could consider either serging/...

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How to make a quilt coat- the All Business

 Related topics/ essential pre-reading: Fabric requirements- the Mullet Pre-washing your fabrics, making a practice version and how to draft a pocket pattern So how do we actually make a quilt coat? First off, a few disclaimers :-) : The tutorials assume we are using a "normal" coat pattern (eg not one that is actually for a quilt coat like the Tamarack). If you are following a quilt coat pattern such as the Tamarack, you should follow the directions included in the pattern as they may have a different way of doing things. The following terms are used interchangeably: Quilt coat outer/...

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How to make a quilt coat- the "Party all over"

 Related topics/ essential pre-reading: Fabric requirements- the Party all over Pre-washing your fabrics, making a practice version and how to draft a pocket pattern So how do we actually make a quilt coat? First off, a few disclaimers :-) : The tutorials assume we are using a "normal" coat pattern (i.e. not one that is actually for a quilt coat like the Tamarack). If you are using a quilt coat pattern such as the Tamarack, you should follow the directions included in the pattern as they may have a different way of doing things. The following terms are used interchangeably: Quilt coat outer/...

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How to make a quilt coat- A little Bedazzling

How to make a quilt coat- A little Bedazzling

 Related topics/ essential pre-reading: Fabric requirements- the A little Bedazzling Pre-washing your fabrics, making a practice version and how to draft a pocket pattern So how do we actually make a quilt coat? First off, a few disclaimers :-) : The tutorials assume we are using a "normal" coat pattern (i.e. not one that is actually for a quilt coat like the Tamarack). If you are using a quilt coat pattern such as the Tamarack, you should follow the directions included in the pattern as they may have a different way of doing things. The following terms are used interchangeably: Quilt coat outer/ quilt...

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How to make a quilt coat- the Mullet (aka business on the front, party on the back)

How to make a quilt coat- the Mullet (aka business on the front, party on the back)

 Related topics/ essential pre-reading: Fabric requirements- the Mullet Pre-washing your fabrics, making a practice version and how to draft a pocket pattern So how do we actually make a quilt coat? First off, a few disclaimers :-) : The tutorials assume we are using a "normal" coat pattern (i.e. not one that is actually for a quilt coat like the Tamarack). If you are using a quilt coat pattern such as the Tamarack, you should follow the directions included in the pattern as they may have a different way of doing things. The following terms are used interchangeably: Quilt coat outer/ quilt...

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