This pattern is Vogue V1537, which is a coat and a dress. It was released earlier this year, and as soon as I spotted the coat, I had to have it. A half price pattern sale at Weaver Dee made it even nicer!
I've only seen one version of this coat made up, and that is by Fiona from Diary Of A Chain Stitcher. Her coat is fabulous, click on the link and you'll see what I mean. Here are the pattern line drawings, and the photo from the pattern envelope.
The pattern is beautifully drafted, all the princess seams lined up perfectly (because it's really annoying when they don't!). The instructions say to ease stitch the centre back and front princess seams. That seemed a bit odd, as I thought the centre fronts and side backs would be the bits that needed ease stitched. But I didn't need to ease stitch anything, as the seams went together... [read more]