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Stylish Remakes
Transform a no-nonsense men’s double-breasted trench coat into a playful poncho by chopping off the sleeves. Hand-stitch appli- qués cut from a bold and colorful scarf for added visual interest.

[FINISHED MEASUREMENTS] (Based on men’s size L) Length 30 in (76cm) Bust 41 in (104cm)

*Measurements are strictly for reference and actual measurements will depend on original flannel shirt utilized.

*How to choose a trench coat and scarf
Seek out a large men’s size for the coat. For the scarf we recommend bold prints like the chain pattern on the model.
[PREPARATION]
Iron lightweight fusible interfacing onto entire scarf.

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  • How to make a trench / mac. Trench Coat Poncho - Step 1
    Step 1

    Cut the coat to desired length. Cut sides and along the underarms or sleeves.

  • How to make a trench / mac. Trench Coat Poncho - Step 2
    Step 2

    Open the sleeve and side and baste lining to outer fabric to prevent shifting. Finish lining and outer fabric together on each cut edge. For the hem, baste lining and outer fabrics together.

  • How to make a trench / mac. Trench Coat Poncho - Step 3
    Step 3

    For the underarm and side edges on the front side of the coat, fold the edge toward the wrong side and sew.

  • How to make a trench / mac. Trench Coat Poncho - Step 4
    Step 4

    Sew the underarm and side edges on the backside together, right sides facing (press seam allowance toward back).

  • Step 5

    Add seam allowance to scarf elements that will become appliqués and cut out. Position the appliqués on coat and blind stitch.

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