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Don’t you love it when your coat is trend-resistant, and you can reach for it year after year? The Francis coat has a timeless silhouette, perfect for your favorite denim, twill, or coatings. It’s fully lined, with details that are satisfying to sew and will make you feel very proud when you’re all finished.

Fish-eye darts provide gentle shaping on the back, and the curvy size range features bust darts for additional shaping. In-seam pockets, a spread collar with a partial stand, and a sharp button placket add polish, and a waist belt finishes this classic silhouette.

Katie is wearing a size 12 Francis coat. Her measurements are 39”, 31 1/2”, 42”.

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Our Misses patterns are drafted for a C cup and our Curvy patterns are drafted for DD. Both are drafted for a height of 5'8" (172 cm).

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All-purpose sewing thread, sewing machine needle, 2 yards of lightweight fusible inter facing, and 5 3/4" buttons. Optional: point turner . If sewing with waterproof fabric, wonder tape is recommended.

Lightweight coatings, or medium weight fabrics such as canvas, denim, and twill.

Light to medium weight lining fabrics such as cotton sateen, cotton flannel, silk habotai, rayon bemberg, acetate lining, or polyester lining.

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