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Built by Wendy Coats and Jackets: The Sew U Guide to Making Outerwear Easy

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Nothing pulls together—or changes up—a great outfit better than a stylish coat or jacket. It is the one piece in your wardrobe that you turn to again and again. Now, with the help of Wendy Mullin of Built by Wendy, even beginner sewers can make this fabulous wardrobe staple—using 3 patterns to customize 23 different outerwear options!

Maybe you already sew your own skirts,
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Hardcover, 224 pages
Published February 22nd 2011 by Potter Craft
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Saleris
Oct 07, 2014 Saleris rated it really liked it
I just read this. I like the format, instructions and all the graphics. It makes the process less scary. I'm looking forwards to eventually making a jacket from this.
Kara
Mar 09, 2011 Kara rated it really liked it
Well, I haven't actually sewn anything from this book yet, but I can't wait to buy my own copy and get started! This is very similar to Wendy's other books, though it is less novice friendly. I always love the flexibly Wendy gives users with her designs, and how her fabric suggestions can create an entirely different look. There's something in this book for everyone. While the golf and bomb jackets are not my style, I loved the paddington coat and pretty babydoll. Now, if I only had the time to ...more
Judi
Oct 05, 2013 Judi rated it really liked it
I have two of her previous books, so I bought this at full price, something I rarely do. I consider this a good investment as it is basicly a design your own coat/jacket book based on the three patterns included. Good illustrations, lots of explanations, it covers the basics of sewing and pattern designing, has lots of alternate ideas for each style. Geared towards a younger adult, the basic designs are classics and could suit any age group.
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