Sew Along - Cascade Duffle Coat
Sew along with us as we walk you through making the Cascade Duffle Coat! In this sew-along you’ll learn basic pattern alterations for your Cascade, tips for working with wool, how to insert a separating zipper, attaching hood, sewing and inserting a two piece sleeve, how to line a coat using the bagged method, and much more!
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Cascade Sew-Along Posts
1. Pattern Introduction
Get the details on the fit and style of the Cascade pattern, learn more about why we designed this versatile winter coat, and why it’s rated Advanced (because of the sheer number of pieces rather than the difficulty).
3. Gathering Fabrics & Supplies
We walk you through all the fabrics, tools, and supplies needed for completing your Cascade with ease.
4. Fit & Cutting
Need help choosing your size? We’ve got you covered in this post. We also walk you through cutting your fabric and matching a print or plaid across a two piece sleeve.
5. Fronts, Backs & Pockets
Learn how to assemble your front and back pieces and properly reinforce your pockets prior to attachment.
6. Make your own Toggles
Good looking toggle closures that match your coat can be hard to find, but luckily making your own is easy!
7. View A: Front Closures
Create and attach the center front bands shown in View A. This view is not shown with a zipper, just the toggle closures, though you can insert a zipper if you wish.
8. View B: Front Closure
Create and attach the center front bands and learn how to insert the separating zipper. This view can also be made with the zipper omitted.
9. Attaching the Toggles
Attaching your toggles can be tricky but we’ve got a few tips to make the process easier in this post.
10. Side Seams & Sleeves
Sew up your side seams and make & insert your sleeves. You’re now almost done with the outer shell!
13. Linings & Facings
Your step by step guide to assembling the linings and facings in preparation for lining your coat.