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Sunday, 6 January 2013

The Amadeus Coat!

Here is my newest refashion! I turned a two-piece wool costume into a coat, which I have worn every day since finishing it....


I bought the costume at the flee market for a ridiculous amount of 5 Euros... Here is the before and after:


I kept as much of it intact as possible, replaced the pockets (actually turned them into real pockets instead of just flaps as on the original...), the waist band of the skirt became the belt. The whole thing is fully lined of course...


You can read the full how-to story on my blog Of Dreams And Seams HERE.
Have a fabulous New Year everybody!
Best,
Katja

9 comments:

Nettie said...

It is amazing!!! I love how it turned out! I've had a coat to refashion and you've inspired me to tackle it soon. Thanks!

Donna said...

Oh, that is gorgeous! I would wear it every day, too!

The Reckless Needle said...

This is one of the best refashions I've seen I think! I'm very impressed!

Lisa @ OneRedShoeBlog said...

Wow! I will never look at those matronly suit sets the same way again! Very cool!

cookiecrumbs said...

That's fantastic.

Refashion said...

I love how you can reinterpret clothes in such fun ways! -Seeks, EOD

Adele said...

That is absolutely awesome! I love it!

marianne_bags said...

that's just so clever!!

Sharon said...

Amazing! Once again. So talented.