Wednesday, October 7, 2009

Riding Habit Soon!

This Saturday I'll be back in Indiana for Feast of the Hunter's Moon. If you're in the area make sure to visit and wave me down! I'm almost done with my riding habit for it. I still have to finish the hat (I blocked it today), stitch on the rest of the buttons, make a cravat, and figure out hair. I've given you all a sneak peek, the full inside out to come soon. I've also recently finished some men's small clothes and are ready to start a hunting coat and under-breeches. Add in some jumps and I should have some fun posts coming up soon!

6 comments:

AlohaAroha said...

What beautiful hand bound buttonholes!

Bridget said...

I love your work! I am trying to locate a good pattern to use to make a cut away gown. I've had no luck. Did you use a pattern for your striped cut away or did you draft it yourself?

ColeV said...

Briget- It is a draped pattern, but it's also easy to adjust from a closed front pattern (with a quartered back). You just need to separate the front out into two pieces. The draping even creates a single piece we separate later.

Angela said...

I love riding habits, they are so chic! I can't wait to see the finished ensemble. Is this the pattern in Janet Arnold? Angela

ColeV said...

It was actually draped on me at a workshop, so it's one of a kind!

Michelle Becker said...

How gorgeous! Did you use one of the JP Ryan patterns for your Riding Habit jacket? I'd love to make one myself.