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Clare Coat Pattern

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Pattern Format (Size 0 - 20)

The Clare Coat is a chic cool-weather staple. Featuring raglan sleeves and an unstructured A-line silhouette, Clare is a great introduction to the joys of coat making.

View A hits at mid-thigh, with a face-framing collar, princess seams, an exposed asymmetrical zipper and welt pockets. View B has a more minimalist vibe; a dramatic funnel collar, double-breasted, ends at the hip with inseam pockets and full-length sleeves.

Suggested Fabric

  • Body: Medium to heavyweight coating fabrics (ie: melton, felt, tweed and boiled wool). Bottomweight fabrics like denim, twill and canvas are also suitable for a lightweight spring or fall jacket.
  • Lining: Silk, rayon bemberg, flannel backed satin (aka kasha).
  • Interfacing: fusible weft interfacing. View A also requires 1/4yd (.25m) of horsehair canvas, sturdy muslin, or a heavier-weight interfacing to stabilize the collar.
Shop Perfect Match Fabrics

Yardage (sizes 0-20) - 45” / 1.14 m wide

FABRIC ALL VIEWS ~ Sizes 0-8 = 3 yd (2.75 m), Sizes 10-14 = 3.75 yd (3.5 m), Sizes 16-20 = 4 yd (3.75 m)

LINING ALL VIEWS ~ Sizes 0-8 = 2.25 yd (2 m), Sizes 10-20 = 2.5 yd (2.25 m)

INTERFACING ALL VIEWS ~ Sizes 0-20 = 4.5 yd (4.1 m)

Yardage (sizes 0-20) - 58” / 1.5 m wide

FABRIC ALL VIEWS ~ Sizes 0-8 = 2.25 yd (2 m), Sizes 10-14 = 2.75 yd (2.5 m), Sizes 16-20 = 3 yd (2.75 m)

LINING ALL VIEWS ~ Sizes 0-20 = 2 yd (1.85 m)

INTERFACING ALL VIEWS ~ Sizes 0-8 = 1.75 yd (1.6 m), Sizes 10-20 = 2 yd (1.85 m)

Additional Supplies

  • Tailor's ham for pressing
  • Press cloth
  • 2.5 yards (2.25m) 1/4" (6mm) stay tape for stabilizing armholes and collar
  • Thread
  • Scissors
  • Marking tool
  • Separating coat zipper for View A (sizes 0-8 = 30" long
  • sizes 10-14 = 31" long
  • sizes 16-20 = 32" long) **You can also use a longer zipper and trim it down.
  • 6 buttons or sew-in snap closures for View B
  • Tailor's clap (optional)

Sizes Available:

0-20
Garment Measurement

When purchasing a PDF pattern, all size ranges are included with your download.

At this time, only sizes 0-20 are available in print format.

PDP File Details

Sizes 0-20 Sizes 14-32
Letter / A4 42 pages
Copyshop / A0 3 pages
Projector Files? NO
Layered files? YES

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Customer Reviews

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Melanie
Easy, stylish, and simply amazing!

I've made jackets in the past and now I'm making my first winter coat - super exciting! I selected the Clare pattern for its stylish design and easy sewing construction. The pattern comes with clear instructions and detailed drawings. I'm adding Thinsulate to my coat to keep me warm during chilly Canadian winters. If you're looking for a beautiful coat design, choose the Clare coat pattern. Highly recommended!

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Nicola Bush
Clare Coat

First time making a coat and I loved every minute of it! Very clear instructions and lots of options to personalise to suit your style. Comes together quite quickly although I wasn’t rushing. I used a cashmere wool blend and a clapper to make crisp seams. Will probably make this pattern again and will do a broad back adjustment and possibly a bicep adjustment as the tops of my sleeves are a little tight. These are normal modifications for me. Was too lazy to toile but I got away with this time!
Highly recommend this pattern.

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Molly McKinney-Holcomb
The perfect coat!

What a beautiful, beautiful pattern! It makes a gorgeous 60s-vibe coat that fits comfortably and flexibly, with a stylish silhouette and room to layer (or be pregnant) underneath. I have lost count of the compliments.

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Julie Lawrence
Boiled Wool Snuggly Coat

I used a PDF version of this pattern - 70 pages! - although the pattern actually came together very well and faster than I imagined. Following an Instagram trawl, I made my version 10cm longer in length to give more winter coverage, and I also made the pocket bags a bit deeper. As usual, the tutorials online were really helpful BUT I missed the instruction for the back pleat in the lining which meant I had a nightmare time trying to sew coat and lining together and it wasn’t until I got to the ‘centre hanging loop over back pleat’ that I realised the error of my ways. The sleeve pleats were marked as ‘pleat’ on the pattern but the back pleat simply had notches - having ‘pleat’ on the pattern would have been helpful. I used magnetic bag fasteners as I had no press studs and the country was in full lockdown, but these work well and I like the uncluttered front finish. I would echo the comments below about checking sleeve length - mine are just long enough.
Loving my snuggly coat now it’s finished!

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Alison Belton
Easy pattern to follow

This pattern has really good instructions. The on line sewalong is really useful and helps with fiddly bits. The only thing I would say is measure the arm length. I have long arms and could have done with not turning up the sleeve hem as much as the instructions say. Apart from that, it makes up a treat.

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Michelle
My dream coat

This is a really great pattern, like all closet core patterns. The clare coat is so unique and stylish and I get so many compliments whenever I wear it. I made mine out of quilted cotton twill rather than wool like must people do. If you are on the fence about size, I suggest sizing up to the bigger one. My coat is a teeny bit snug in the shoulders and arms and I wish I'd chosen the bigger size. I adore the funnel collar- it's perfect to snuggle into on chilly days. Overall a great sewing experience and wonderful pattern.

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