I unveiled the source of my tweeds in my previous post and I promised to come back with another creation ..
Falling in love with this olive Scottish herringbone fabric, I immediately imagined the end result.
For the pattern, I scrupulously followed the advice of Esmod’s book, on which I added raglan sleeves, an Eton collar and 2 welt pockets. In the end the model is a bit too blousing but next year it may be question of shrinking a little. Why next year? Because it took me a good month to finalize it, I wanted so much to wear it that no delay was possible.
I wear it very often, especially when I’m on my bike, that I have a hard time getting back to my classic coats … it’s pretty warm when it’s 0 degrees Celsius (there’s an underlining inside) but also very well by this time of spring … and it matches with just about everything. So, happy to finish my winter creations with such a versatile piece.