254 Swing Coat - PDF


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Extra Small to Extra Large.

This easy, breezy coat is a snap to make, with just four main pattern pieces. The front pieces have neck extensions that stitch together at center back to form the collar. The back is stitched into a back yoke and features a deep pleat for maximum "swing."

Sleeves are narrow at the wrist so you can push them up for a casual look, and they stay put. The pattern offers two pocket versions: side-seam and patch.

This is the PDF pattern.  The paper pattern is hereThis PDF pattern has several files that are available to download after checkout:  sewing instructions, copy shop patterns (for 36" wide and A0 paper), and tiled for print at home (for 8.5"x11" and A4 paper).

Suggested fabrics: fabrics that drape well yet still have body, such as lightweight linen, gabardine (rayon, wool, or cotton), lightweight denim, soft cotton twill. For a crisp, sculptured look consider silk taffeta. Or create a sheer, translucent style with silk organza.

Yardage chart (.pdf)