This is The Whirlwinds new spring coat that i made her for her birthday. Its another Heidi&Finn pattern 'The Chic Everyday Coat'
I have to say that normally these patterns are more on the generous side. This coat has come up a bit snug, but then again Roo is quiet big for her age!
Still the next size in the pattern was 4-5 and that would have been enormous!
I think the problem lies with this seam, and inverted peat at the back. It makes the top of the back narrower than the front and bottom, which makes the fit a bit tight under the arms.
Of course it could all be in my stitching, and the fact that my daughter is a chunk!
It isn't really too bad, it just means that it probably wont last as long as id have liked, and she cant wear it with any jumpers underneath.
Over all though i love it! And with thin layers underneath, it will do fine as a Spring/Summer coat (when the sun finally arrives!!!)
It is slightly unfinished as there is a strap bit that goes across the back, but i haven't sewn it on because i need buttons for it.
Anyone know where i can find big pink plastic buttons x3 in 1" diameter and x2 in half inch as I'm not happy with the fabric covered ones on the front either? I really think shiny ones would look much cooler!