How to Make a Sheepskin Coat

You can sew a luxuriously warm, artful sheepskin coat of your very own. All you need is a little patience, a little skill, a modest amount of money, and a few tools.



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Diagram of a furrier's machine stitching a skin together.
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The author at work sewing segments together with his furrirer machine.
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The furrier machine a Maryland sewing dealer gave the author.
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The author on a winter day posing in a finished sheepskin coat with his child.
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Other assorted hand tools that are useful when working with sheepskin.
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