Chilton Trench Coat
Classic tailoring gets a curve-friendly update with the Chilton Trench Coat! This timeless fully lined coat pattern features a single-breasted bodice, two hem lengths, belted waist, and a kick pleat on view A. An ideal fit is easily within reach, thanks to sleek princess seams and a comfortable two-part sleeve design. Sophisticated details, such as its two-part collar, cape, epaulettes, and double topstitching, make the Chilton Trench Coat a brilliant addition to any outfit and the star of your wardrobe!
SEWING LEVEL: Intermediate
SIZING: 12 to 28, with cup sizes from C - H
Main: Mid- to heavy-weight wovens, such as heavy cotton (gabardine or twill weave), or waterproof raincoat fabric. If using wool, use mid-weight only.
Lining: Light- to mid-weight wovens, such as silk crepe de chine or polyester. Specialist linings like flannel-backed or Kasha satin can be used.
Interfacing: Fusible mid-weight woven interfacing
Universal needle, regular thread, topstitching thread (optional), 12 buttons (1”/25 mm, ideally shank buttons), 1 pair of shoulder pads, hand needle, 5” (13 cm) twill tape (optional for hanging loop), ¾ yard (0.7 m) double fold bias tape (optional for finishing back facing).
Point turner, tailor’s ham or rolled up towel, sleeve board (optional), marking chalk, scalpel or buttonhole chisel.
USE THE DROPDOWN MENU ABOVE TO ORDER EITHER A PRINTED PATTERN, WHICH WILL BE MAILED TO YOUR ADDRESS, OR A PDF PATTERN, WHICH CAN BE DOWNLOADED.
The PDF comes in six files (one for each bust size, and main pattern pieces and lining pattern pieces), so you only need to print your size. You'll receive files to print at home or at a copy shop. Files are delivered as a .zip file which can be downloaded on a computer, but not on a mobile device. The Chilton Trench Coat comes as a layered PDF. For more on PDFs, see the FAQs.
Instructions: 27 pages (7.6 MB)
Main pattern pieces (for each cup size): 60 pages (0.7 MB each)
Main copy shop (A0 or US 36" x 48" size): 3 pages (0.4 MB each)
Lining pattern pieces (for each cup size): 39 pages (0.5 MB each)
Lining copy shop (A0 or US 36" x 48" size): 2 pages (0.3 MB each)