***WARNING***I may or may not be loopy on cold medicine as I’m writing this.
Hey y’all! I am so excited to be here for the third Project Sewn challenge! For this challenge we were asked to pick a pair of our shoes and create an outfit inspired by them. I chose every Southern girl’s favorite pair of shoes, my L.L. Bean rain boots.
I knew for this challenge that I wanted to make a trench coat, but I wanted a fun print! I found Burda Trench Coat #118 and knew immediately that it was perfect for this challenge. I did change it by adding a hood, because seriously what is the point of a trench coat anyway? Your head still gets wet when it rains! I love the look of the classic trench with a dreamy oversized hood. The fabric is from the Target sheet section. Yes it’s a sheet. I live in a smallish town, so my fabric options are limited! If you get the more expensive Target sheets they are thick and sturdy, but soft. After the coat was completed I sprayed it with waterproofing spray and voila! Lovely raincoat!
Underneath the coat I’m wearing a simple white shirt. I needed a classic white shirt in my collection, so I went with Go To Pattern’s Casual Lady. The skirt is a simple skirt with an elastic waist, but what makes it special is the fabric. It’s Liberty of London Tana Lawn and it’s sooo luxurious. I love the way it flows!
Here’s a close up of the print. I am in love with it. I wanted a print that looked like a rainy day, and that’s exactly what it is.
I loved it so much I used it on the cuff strap.
I should probably address the change in hosiery. 2 photo shoots, too many beautiful shots to include just one, so we have two different colored tights. I’m totally ok with it.
I would love to win this competition, but if I don’t I’ll be ok. Because I finally have a trench coat that I can actually wear IN THE RAIN.