Epic fabric cutting in progress

Robson Trench - black bias binding

There is going to be a ton of fabric cutting for my floral Robson trench.  This weekend, I started to make a dent.  Above, feast your eyes on approximately 12 yards of bias binding.  This took me an entire afternoon!

Robson Trench - flannel interlining fabric cut

I also cut out all the flannel interlining…

Robson Trench - starting to cut floral cotton sateen

… and started on the main floral fabric.  Confession: I almost cut out these front facing pieces with the print upside down!  I’m so glad I caught it in time.

Lots more cutting to go, including the slippery rayon lining which I always hate cutting.  I need to find a zen-like state of inner peace before I attempt this.  🙂

I won’t finish this coat anytime soon, but I hope you’ll enjoy seeing little bits of progress here and there.  Stay tuned!

11 thoughts on “Epic fabric cutting in progress

    • Thanks Linda. Yes, I have almost 5 yards of each of 3 fabrics, plus interfacing… I wonder how heavy the final coat will be! Hopefully it will provide some warmth. I don’t expect it to be a winter coat, but I hope all that fabric will block out a cold wind at least.

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