cashmere coat

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Only available to the elite, cashmere has been used in clothing for centuries due to its superior durability, warmth and delicacy. He is one of the most valuable natural fibers that can be used in clothing. It’s the perfect fabric for creating durable garments that can be used for decades and passed down as heirlooms from generation to generation. That’s why cashmere has long been on my radar for various projects.When this designer saw cashmere fabric in the outlet, he immediately knew it was the perfect choice to create his dream beige winter coat. rice field.

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pattern making


final look


For this coat, I was looking for examples of different designers creating relaxed, oversized designs while maintaining an elegant look.Claire McCardell’s black cotton coat from 1957 and Azzedine Alaïa’s oversized leather coat from 1985 FW. inspired by


I used a basic coat foundation and adjusted the pattern to achieve the desired look for this coat. I decided to add a lot of volume and flare to the body of the foundation block. To achieve oversized shoulders, the arm and body patterns were modified and the armholes were exaggerated. For the neckline, I used a shawl neck pattern with extended edges.

A total of 5 patterns: 2 backs, 2 fronts, 2 arms, 2 pockets, and 1 belt.

Once you are confident with your pattern, cut out the body fabric and continue the sewing process.


Made from 100% cashmere fabric originally designed for Dries Van Noten and sold as a deadstock designer fabric. I’m a fan of Dries Van Noten’s designs, so having the opportunity to use the original fabrics made this project special.

After cutting, all the parts are sewn together with straight stitches using a sewing machine. Since it has no lining, all seams are hand-sewn for a neat look.

Since there is no lining for the shoulder pads, I decided to custom make them. The filling uses 100% bio-cotton filling. The padding was layered and sewn between two pieces of white cotton cloth, then the square he cut into two triangles to create shoulders with sharp edges. Covered with original fabric. Custom shoulder padding gave the coat a classy look.

Finally, I folded all the edges with a press and hand-stitched them in place.

Final Appearance:

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