The other half bought me this vintage faux leopard skin coat for my birthday last October.
...but the lining needs replacing. You can see it has been sewn up really badly,
causing the hem to wave madly!
the armholes are ripped and badly repaired, the waist ties, waist tie loop
and the hanging loop will all need replacing
I have never done anything like it, so I have taken lots of pictures. Then I intend to carefully remove it all, and use it to cut a pattern. Then take a sample with me to choose it's replacement fabric.
I did line a hip length velvet waistcoat when I was a teenager,but this is a bit more complicated, so it will probably be a long term project. I would like to think I will have it done and ready to wear by next winter anyway! I will keep you all informed of progress!
Anyone got any advice or comments?