>New Pattern Release! The Ahwahnee Coat- 1930s Blanket Coat

>I’m excited to announce the newest pattern is finished and now available for purchase on my Etsy store in Size Pack A– Bust 30, 32, 34 or Size Pack B– Bust 36, 38 40.

This pattern was based on an original pattern from around 1937 for a coat that could be made from yardage or blankets, like the famous striped blanket coats.

I made up this coat for myself from Pendleton blanket wool and I have been wearing my coat all over town with all different slacks and sweaters and blouses.  It pairs very well with the Smooth Sailing trousers and is the perfect solution of how to keep warm with your casual vintage sportswear.

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9 Responses to >New Pattern Release! The Ahwahnee Coat- 1930s Blanket Coat

  1. Beth says:

    >It's perfect! I've been digging on those wide 30's hoods lately. I also like the saddle shoulder. This pattern could look sporty or elegant, depending on how it's made up.

  2. Debi says:

    >OH WOW! I love it!!!! It's perfect–and we definitely have lots of great Scottish blankets! Definitely on the top of my wish list!!

  3. Jenny says:

    >Such a stunning coat – The pattern is now on my Christmas list x

  4. casey says:

    >I'm so, so excited this is finally released!!! 😀 You know I've been eager to make a hooded jacket lately. This is definitely going on my wishlist of things to buy after Christmas… Now just to find some suitable fabric! ;)♥ Casey | blog

  5. Nancy says:

    >Oh my goodness, what perfect fabric you used for that coat!! This makes me want to go out and find an old wool blanket and add another coat to my winter collection!

  6. >Oh my giddy kippers- that coat is amazing…..oh, and the hood is dreamy! Alas, I need another coat like I need a hole in my head- in other words I have far too many coats- shame because that pattern is a cracker! Tups x

  7. Rosy says:

    >One way to feel wonderfully warm when winter gets tough, that will be on my wish list.

  8. >This is the perfect coat for casual wear. It's hard to find something that's not too dressy but also not fleece (though it could be dressy with the right fabric). This could be the perfect solution…Another one to add to my list.

  9. Meg says:

    >Wot! No more furs with my dungarees?! ;)I LOVE this new design, and your version is just stunning — that wool is show-stopping!

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