The Trench Coat - 9th, 10th & 11th November 2022

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The classic Trench Coat is made of waterproof fabric, it was originally developed for British Army officers before the first world war, and became popular while used in the trenches. It has become a fashion staple, available in many colours, through brands such as Burberry.

Traditionally trench coats are double-breasted with 10 front buttons, wide lapels, a storm flap, and pockets that button-close. The coat is belted at the waist with a self-belt, with raglan sleeves ending in cuff straps around the wrists that also buckle, to keep water from running down the forearm when using binoculars in the rain. The coat often has shoulder straps that button-close.

The Trench coat is often made oversized to wear over a jacket or have a warm liner added.

There are lots of patterns based on the classic Trench Coat available, many of which you can see here, choose your favourite and bring it along for the workshop with fabrics and notions.

What You Need To Bring: The Sewing Room is fully equipped with Janome Sewing Machines and Overlockers as well as all the tools you need to complete your project.  You are very welcome to bring your own machine and sewing box if you wish.

Materials Needed:  Your trench coat pattern with fabrics and notions.

Level: Intermediate/Advanced

Venue: The Midhurst Sewing Room

Date: Wednesday 9th, Thursday 10th & Friday 11th November 2022

Workshop Start/End time: 10am - 5pm

Workshop Duration: 3 days

Workshop Tutor: Claire Tyler

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Workshop Start9 Nov 2022