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Secret Agent Trench Coat (Large)

oliver + s

$ 15.95


Let's pretend we're going on a stakeout. This classic unlined trench coat pattern for boys and girls includes double-breasted button front, raglan sleeves, shoulder flap, button tabs at sleeves, and tie belt at waist. The unisex version (View A) has pockets, while the ultra-feminine alternate version (View B) features a dropped-waist skirt.

Skill Level: Beginner

After successfully sewing this pattern, you will have developed the following skills: bias bound seams, buttonholes, collar, patch pockets, and raglan sleeves.

Recommended Fabrics
Medium-weight woven fabrics like canvas, corduroy, twill, denim, and coated (raincoat) cottons.

Materials Needed

  • Coordinating thread
  • light- to medium-weight fusible interfacing (match your fabric with the appropriate weight of interfacing)
  • (8) 3/4" buttons

For finishing the seam allowances:

  • For bias binding: 1/2 yard of lightweight fabric like quilting cotton, broadcloth or shirting OR 2 packages of 7/8" single-fold bias tape/binding (both are optional)

Fabric Guide

SIZE 6-12 M 12-18 M 18-24 M 2T 3T 4
View A, 44" fabric 2  yards 2 1/4 yards 2 1/4 yards 2 1/4 yards 2 1/2 yards 2 1/2 yards
View A, 58" fabric 1 1/2 yards 1 1/2 yards 1 1/2 yards 1 3/4 yards 1 3/4 yards 1 3/4 yards
View B, 44" fabric 2 1/4 yards 2 1/4 yards 2 1/2 yards 2 1/2 yards 2 1/2 yards 2 3/4 yards
View B, 58" fabric 2 yards 2 yards 2 1/4 yards 2 1/4 yards 2 1/4 yards 2 1/2 yards


SIZE 5 6 7 8 10 12
View A, 44" fabric 2 3/4 yards 2 3/4 yards 3 yards 3 yards 3 1/4 yards 3 1/4 yards
View A, 58" fabric 2 1/4 yards 2 1/2 yards 2 1/2 yards 2 3/4 yards 2 3/4 yards 3 yards
View B, 44" fabric 2 3/4 yards 3 yards 3 yards 3 1/4 yards 3 1/4 yards 3 1/2 yards
View B, 58" fabric 2 1/2 yards 2 1/2 yards 2 3/4 yards 3  yards 3  yards 3 1/4 yards

 

Finished Measurements

SIZE 6-12 M 12-18 M 18-24 M 2T 3T 4
Chest 26 3/4" 27 3/4" 28 3/4" 29 3/4" 30 3/4" 31 3/4"
Length* 15 1/2" 16 1/2" 17 1/2" 18 1/2" 19 1/2" 21"
Sleeve** 14 3/4" 15 1/2" 16 1/4" 17" 18" 19 1/4"


SIZE 5 6 7 8 10 12
Chest 32 3/4" 33 1/2" 35" 36" 37 1/2" 38 1/2"
Length* 22 1/2" 24" 25 1/2" 27" 28 1/2" 30"
Sleeve** 20 1/2" 21 3/4" 23" 24 3/4" 26 1/2" 28 1/2"

* Measured from shoulder at neck
** Measured from center back neck


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