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And so it begins
« on: November 03, 2022, 10:33:08 AM »
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1st attempt, seems pretty straight forward.
 Will be Making a frock after this.
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Re: And so it begins
« Reply #1 on: November 03, 2022, 11:09:16 AM »
Planning on hand sewing or machine?
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Re: And so it begins
« Reply #2 on: November 03, 2022, 11:59:29 AM »
Using that roll of yarn.
 Not flashy buy functional. Ditching the fringe too.
 40$ wool blanket.
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Re: And so it begins
« Reply #3 on: November 03, 2022, 02:22:30 PM »
Kevin,
Years ago, like 45 or so, there was a fabric shop in CdA that sold blanket material by the yard.  Ms. Smoke and I made a couple of matching capotes for a reasonable price.  I don't recall the name of the place but it was in the shopping center on the northeast corner of Appleway and Government Way.  It's probably long gone by now, but the other material shops in town might have the same type material.  I also don't recall whatever happened to those capotes either.  Probably sold/gave them away somewhere down the line. 
Looking forward to photos of your progress on this project.
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Re: And so it begins
« Reply #4 on: November 04, 2022, 02:22:37 PM »
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Coming along.
 
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Re: And so it begins
« Reply #5 on: November 05, 2022, 03:31:10 AM »
Looks like you have a good start.  :bl th up

The hardest part for me is, cutting up a good wool blanket or some fine braintanned deer/elk skin,.... a mis-cut can pretty much ruin my day.  :scared: :Doh!
The nice thing about the sewing part is, if you get it wrong you can take it apart and do it over again.  :)  :bl th up
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« Reply #6 on: November 05, 2022, 10:07:41 AM »
The nice thing about the sewing part is, if you get it wrong you can take it apart and do it over again.  :)  :bl th up

Trust me, I've done that.
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« Reply #7 on: November 05, 2022, 07:42:56 PM »
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Almost there. Snowed 3" yesterday, rained it away today.
 Good day to work on a coat.
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« Reply #8 on: November 05, 2022, 09:33:19 PM »

Lookin' good!!!!!!!  :hairy  :applaud  :*:
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Re: And so it begins
« Reply #9 on: November 06, 2022, 07:43:11 AM »
Very authentic looking, Kevin! Great job!
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« Reply #10 on: November 06, 2022, 08:12:00 AM »
Thank you all.
 I think my hood tassels need to be a touch longer so they can tie around the hood/lapel. 
 Looks like a frock is next, finally joined my local muzzleloader club and they like to dress up some.
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Re: And so it begins
« Reply #11 on: November 06, 2022, 09:20:01 AM »
Looking good, Kevin.
Did you join the CdA club or the Sandpoint one?
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« Reply #12 on: November 06, 2022, 09:26:23 AM »
CDA muzzleloaders, spoke with Howard Wright.
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Re: And so it begins
« Reply #13 on: November 06, 2022, 05:04:46 PM »
Well done, Sir!!! Looks good!   :hairy
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Re: And so it begins
« Reply #14 on: November 06, 2022, 08:25:55 PM »
I will also add my congratulations on a fine job!  Thanks for sharing it.

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