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

How to make a quilt coat- Part 2 (Pre-washing your fabrics, Practice muslin version and POCKETS!)

How to make a quilt coat- Part 2 (Pre-washing your fabrics, Practice muslin version and POCKETS!)

Pre-washing your fabrics, Practice muslin version and POCKETS! This tutorial includes the beginning steps for your quilt coat (regardless of which quilt coat you are making). Links for the next steps are included at the end of this post :-)  These are the less exciting steps but are definitely worth the effort long-term :-) They are all optional but highly recommended and I've included some reasons why you may want to consider these steps below.  The three steps are: Pre-washing your fabric Making a practice version from a cheap fabric such as muslin, polypop or calico Drafting your pocket pattern (Side note:...

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Quilt Coat Fabric Requirements- "Party all Over"

So you've decided to make "Party all over" quilt coat- go you!  This is such a fun one to make and the extra time needed is absolutely worth it!  So after you've chose which quilt pattern to use, now you need to figure out how much fabric you need. So let's get started! So we have a few "sub" options with this quilt coat option: 1. Use an existing quilt (whether it be one that you have made or a vintage quilt that you have picked up that you want to give more life to. If this is the case, you can...

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Quilt Coat Fabric Requirements- the "All Business"

So you've decided to make the "All Business" quilt coat- this is probably the simplest / quickest one to make and you'll be left with a classic and timeless quilt coat. So after you've chose which quilt pattern to use, now you need to figure out how much fabric you need. So let's get started! Firstly, how to read a garment pattern fabric requirements: For the purposes of making a quilt coat, you can ignore any amounts for "lining" or "interfacing" fabrics. The nature of a quilt coat means the interfacing isn't necessary, and the lining will effectively be our "quilt backing"-...

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Quilt Coat Fabric Requirements- the "A Little Bedazzling"

So you've decided to make the "A Little Bedazzling" quilt coat- this is first quilt coat I made and I wear it all the time! So after you've chose which quilt pattern to use, now you need to figure out how much fabric you need. So let's get started! Firstly, how to read a garment pattern fabric requirements: For the purposes of making a quilt coat, you can ignore any amounts for "lining" or "interfacing" fabrics. The nature of a quilt coat means the interfacing isn't necessary, and the lining will effectively be our "quilt backing"- so we will cover off on how to...

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How to make a quilt coat- (Part 1)

How to make a quilt coat- (Part 1)

How to make a Quilt Coat- Part 1  How amazing are quilt coats? A gorgeous quilt made into a snuggly coat – it’s one of a kind and super cosy. I’ve made three so far and they are such a fun and satisfying project that I want to make more- so now it’s your turn to make one for yourself!   There is quite a bit of information to cover so here is what we are covering today! Timing Types of Quilt Coats Quilt Coat Pattern Suggestions Fabric Requirements Frequently Asked Questions   You can find a video which gives a high...

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