Sewing pattern tutorial: the Tigris trench coat

For spring, revisit the beautiful Tigris coat pattern turning it into an iconic trench coat using our free PDF supplementWe help you easily hack your sewing pattern, by offering you the pattern pieces to change the collar and add a storm shield in the back and a belt.

The new features of the trench version of Tigris

In order to make this version, we offer you the PDF extension of the original pattern which includes the storm shield  piece, the new collar, and the belt with 2 loops, graded from 34 to 52, as well as the sewing instructions which complete the Tigris brochure. You must have the Tigris cover pattern to be able to make the adaptation. 

Discover the step-by-step video that is available to you for an easy sewing experience. This tutorial will be the perfect complement to the Tigris pattern assembly video, as it describes the specific steps for transforming the pattern:

Presentation of the Tigris trench coat and suitable fabrics

  • Preparing the doubled storm shield
  • Preparation of the collar consisting of a collar stand and drop
  • Assembling the storm shield on the back of the coat
  • Collar assembly
  • Placing of the loops and the belt

The overall assembly for the coat is available in the Tigris pattern brochure as well as in the Tigris step-by-step sewing tutorial video.

Happy sewing!

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