Mood Style: Short Sleeve Transition Coat

Posted on April 2, 2016 by Nikki Brooks-Revis

The transition from winter to spring is always very tricky in the eastern part of the United States.  Some days are very cold, some are very warm and others are comfortably mild.  For those mild days, it's a challenge finding the appropriate outer wear, so I always defer to my sleeveless or short sleeve light wool coats.

The wool used for this coat was this boiled wool from that's pretty amazing.  Outside of the fact the color is simply beautiful, but it's light weight, comfortable and cuts and sews with ease. It's perfectly wide at 60" and would work just as well for a skirt or trousers.

I wanted a light weight lining that didn't overwhelm the the coat, so I choose this silk habotai from


The pattern used for this coat was this Burdastyle  menswear long coat downloaded pattern with the following alterations:

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Made this light weight coat for Chandler using vintage dress pattern Simplicity 5993 with alterations

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