Wednesday, November 21, 2012

Phase 6 of a project

Gratitude and relief that it is done. Along with a little bit of regret that it is finished. Which is not a feeling that I expected. Anyway, without further ado, here it is. The Project. The very very warm robe for S.



Lined to just below the waist with fleece and the hood lined with minkee, which is lovely
and soft but a PITA to sew.

Yes, it is oversized, very large and blanket like was
the way S wanted it.


Hood up.

Hood down.
The colours of fleece are black, steel gray/blue, oliveish gray, cream, navy blue, medium brown and lime green.

I am pleased with it. I will post in a day or two more about the details. 

Edited-Happy Thanksgiving to my American Friends.

28 comments:

  1. See, totally cool. That's an awesome robe. Her faith was well placed as predicted.

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    1. Thank you, I wish I had had your faith in me during the sewing of it, it would have saved some angst.

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    1. If you think so, it must be so, thank you Shams!

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  3. That is amazing. Love the pops of lime green. Bring on winter!

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    1. Without the lime green it would be kind of depressing, IMO. Thank you.

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  4. AWESOME. I want one. Also, it reminds me of this guy:

    http://www.redwombatstudio.com/wpg2?g2_itemId=226

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    1. I can send you the bits of leftover fleece 8-) and you could make your own. Thank you!

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  5. That looks pretty cool. With the hood up it sort of looks like a modern art interpretation of a Jedi.

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    1. I keep on seeing a variation on Mondrian too, but yeah, it's a Jedi.
      Thank you.

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  6. That is SO COOL! I don't even know what to say because I keep scrolling back up to look at the awesome. That's a huge win (WIN!!!) in my books! I hope she loves it. :D I'm not sure if I like the inside or the outside best. Which is a great thing to say about a garment!

    I love how you lined the coat, especially the hood. Nice extra special touch.

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    1. S is pleased with it as well. Admittedly her standards are low for style, her criteria for pretty much everything she wears is that it be warm. I'm not sure if this is the warmest indoor garment she has, but it has to be close.

      Thank you for the lovely comments, it's much appreciated.

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  7. Uh, I just posted a comment, but it disappeared? Going to try this and see if it happens again. :(

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    1. Sorry about that, I have been messing around with ways to confound the evil spam people, and I had moderate comments on for a day. I figure if I keep changing settings it may confuse them and they might go away. Here's hoping.

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  8. Very striking and beautiful!

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  9. Honey, that robe couldn't be cooler if Fonzie were wearing it to a party at Steve McQueens house! I love it!

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    1. I have been trying to come up with a witty response, but nope. Isn't going to happen. Thank you.

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  10. Your robe is something, once put on, you might just live in it for days...why would you want to ever take it off??? The lining is just sheer genius!!!!! It might just be something people would Google "The best patchwork robe in the world" and your photo would pop up!!!!! AMAZING!

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    1. If you are menopausal and suffering from hot flashes it is much too warm, even sewing it was too warm for me, and the Sewing Dungeon is in the unfinished basement! It is sort of a combination robe and sleeping bag, S is quite enjoying it.

      Thank you!

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  11. Freakin' awesome. It looks like a LOT of work/serger time going on here - so I hope he was appropriately appreciative!!! The colours together are a great match - like Don says - totally wild!! :)

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  12. Wow, but this is absolutely fantastic!!! Me likey!

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  13. Oh, I meant to add in my comment; I bought Rowan's shot cotton from purl soho, and the link to the store is in my post on Mum's top.

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  14. wow! you did an absolutely amazing job! The construction is so intricate!

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  15. You commented on my blog today and you were already in my feed but I couldn't remember why. I scrolled back through your projects and remembered that you are in my feed because you sewed this effin awesome robe. If I owned this I would never get dressed again - I would just live in the robe!

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