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Rain Rain Go Away!!

Rain Rain Go Away
Come again another day
If you should decide to stay
I will just be be forced to Slay...

Well its been raining a little bit here and what better occasion than to make a raincoat! Who says you can't be Sassy, Classy, and Sexy in the rain? Well I say you can! I got inspired to make this coat when I visited my daughter at college on campus. I went in her bathroom and noticed the nicest shower curtain ever and immediately got an idea to make something out of it...first I thought Maxi Skirt, then I thought a raincoat would be a more feasible idea. So instead of diamonds today this Raincoat is a  girls best friend!! Below is my pattern review of McCalls 6442.

Pattern Review: McCalls 6442 Misses coat and belt

Did it look like the photo on the pattern envelope once you were done: For the most part yes.

Were the instructions easy to follow: Yes they were a little tedious though…lol

What did you particularly like or dislike about the pattern: I like the option of having a shorter or longer peplum, the hood and the pockets!

Fabric Used:A shower curtain!!!

Pattern alterations or any design changes you made: I used a ponte and smaller sleeve pattern for the sleeve. I also opted to do no facing and add snaps for closure instead of it being open

Would you sew it again: I’ve made this coat several times…so this might be going into retirement after I finish the other 2 I have cut out.

Would you recommend it to others: Yes I most certainly would!


 Until next time my loves...
and remember even in the rain...
Keep it Sassy, Classy, Sexy, Period.


  1. I love it!!! Girl you are amazing!!!! I will be getting this pattern and trying it out!!

  2. I love it. You are absolutely doing it.

  3. Love it! I like that you used a stylish shower curtain for your fabric. Always out the box!

    1. Trying to stay out of the box...thanks so much!

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    1. B-Styles thanks for checking out the blog...come back and see me now!

  5. Lawana, I used to sew. I made all my maternity clothes during my first pregnancy 21 years ago. It was nothing for me to get up in the morning, not like what was in my closet and make an outfit to wear to work that day. The last thing I made was an outfit for my mother 11 years ago. I made it a few weeks before she died and she never got to wear it. Since then my machine has collected dust. You have inspired me to take it off the shelf and get back to something I love! I will call on you for support, and I will expect to get it. Do your thing Lawana, and know that you are already an inspiration! Love you for being you!
    Penny Meredith

  6. This jacket is beyond FIRE!!! I absolutely love it!!!

  7. I love it, this is just so artistic of you.


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