The Amelia Coat FREE Pattern combines the best of edgy and classical coating into one pretty little retro package. The wide collar lends a glam touch, and a flattering fit works for many figures.
This pattern is available in sizes XS to XL.
The pattern does not include step by step instructions – If you are an experienced seamstress you can probably stitch it intuitively; otherwise use the instructions of a similar pattern. The model in the picture below was sewn using exposed seams in a contrasting color.
How to assemble the pattern
To assemble the pattern, cut around the border of each page – one long side and one short side (keep your choice of sides consistent between pages). Align them and tape or glue in place.
The pattern includes a print layout.
Once all the pattern pieces have been cut and laid onto the fabric, pin each one around the edges to secure it onto the material.
With dressmaking scissors cut all the pattern pieces from the fabric. Use careful clean cuts and work close to the edge of the
Once all pieces have been cut, leave the pattern pieces pinned in place until you’re ready to work with them. This makes identifying each section easier.
It is really important to launder your fabric (according to instructions) before you sew with it, this allows for shrinkage. You must then apply interfacing to the wrong side of your facing pieces. Finally you must overlock, or zig zag stitch all raw edges, these are; side seams, bottom edge of skirt pieces (hems) ,the bottom edge of the neckline facing and sleeve side seams and edges.