Once the design was settled on, it was time to narrow down materials. Like the Penelope coat, this was to be fully lined. In the movie, the coat was lined in mini-floral cotton. Erin was looking for more color and something less dainty. She chose this gorgeous teal taffeta:
And she chose a burgundy wool gabardine for the coat itself and blue trim for the accent:
Then for the finishing touch, Erin selected this beautiful Fleur de Lis button for closures and decoration.
Tune in tomorrow for construction tidbits….