Lions and Leopards and Camels, Oh My!! Trench Coat Jungle

My first attempt at sewing a jacket / coat!  Camel and Animal Print Trench Style CoatI finished my trench style coat for Jungle January in animal print!  It is based on the Christine Hayne’s pattern and the fabric talked about in this post.  Now, you all thought I was going to put the leopard/lion print on the outside and the camel on the inside, right??  Admit it.  Camel Trench Coat in Animal PrintAnd, BAM!  Leopard/Lion print on the inside!

Animal Print on Inside of Trench CoatI altered the sleeves from the pattern quite a bit and made them longer, adding a cuff with button and also added a tie belt with belt loops.

Of course, NEVER to be outdone, Kitty also got his jungle on and styled a coordinating leopard print collar.  Kitty's Leopard Print CollarBias binding was attached to the raw front edges of the coat and around the collar.  To learn more about how to attach bias binding, click here.

Pattern Layout

Pattern Layout

Bias Binding Attached to Front and Around Collar

Bias Binding Attached to Front and Around Collar

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32 thoughts on “Lions and Leopards and Camels, Oh My!! Trench Coat Jungle

    • Gjeometry says:

      Thanks! Such kind words and an honour to be an inspiration :). It’s not a tailored Chanel suit or anything, but I’m pretty pleased with it, nonetheless. Good luck with your skirts.

    • Gjeometry says:

      Oh my goodness, such high praise! Thank you so much! Kitty enjoys (demands) attention of all kinds, but yes, he likes the fabric, which is quite soft and fuzzy 🙂

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