Poiret Cocoon Coat
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This fully-lined Cocoon Coat was designed around 1913-1919 by Paul Poiret, a renowned early 20th century designer. It features bat wing sleeves, one-piece front/back body, neckband, and hobble skirt. The easy-sew Reticule (drawstring bag), typical of the same period, is fully lined and closes with decorative cording; it is embellished with a tassel that hangs from the bottom.
Suggested fabrics: For Coat, medium- to heavyweight fabrics with drape, such as velvet, silk charmeuse, heavy rayon, or jersey. For Reticule, same as for Coat, also satin and blends. For Linings, satin or blends with similar drape and weight to outer fabric.
Sizes : Misses XS to XL
New, uncut paper pattern.
Started in California in the 1970s, Folkwear provides sewing patterns that are based on authentic vintage and folk garments from around the world. Each pattern comes with an explanation of the historic or cultural context of the garment, and how the garment would have been traditionally worn and embellished.