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Nestledown Coat - Baby Wearing + Maternity

by Twig + Tale
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  • Step by Step Photo Tutorials
  • Video Tutorials included too
  • Men's and Women's both included
  • Skill Level Adventurous beginner - Intermediate


Create a dreamy baby wearing coat for men + women, by converting our popular Forester coat into a stunning baby-wearing garment. The two nifty "zip in" panels - for both baby-wearing and pregnancy - can be removed when not required for a truly versatile garment.

{ F e a t u r e s }

  • Baby/toddler carry cover panel
  • Maternity panel - wear your Forester coat through pregnancy to birth
  • Men's + women's carry panels both included in the one add-on.
  • Skill Level: Adventurous Beginner - Intermediate

This is an add-on to the men's and women's Forester coat You need to own a Forester coat pattern for all the required pattern pieces. (If you already have the Nestledown VEST Add-on, simply re-download it from your Twig + Tale account to receive the new COAT version of the Nestledown add-on free - you would need to own a copy of the Forester coat to use it though).

{U p g r a d e}

  • You can find the Women's Forester Coat here: https://www.makerist.com/patterns/women-s-forester-coat
  • The Men's Forester Coat can be found here: https://www.makerist.com/patterns/men-s-forester-coat

Size Charts: Click here for Women's Size Chart: https://www.twigandtale.com/pages/womens-forester-coat-size-chart-materials-list

Click here for Men's Size Chart: https://www.twigandtale.com/pages/mens-forester-coat-size-chart-materials-list

Nestledown Materials List: https://www.twigandtale.com/pages/forester-maternity-and-baby-carry-add-on-materials-list

View pattern FAQ: https://www.twigandtale.com/pages/frequently-asked-questions

Read more on the blog: https://www.twigandtale.com/blogs/twig-and-tale-blog/the-nestledown-coat-baby-wearing-maternity-add-on

For more information, photo's and patterns, visit: http://www.twigandtale.com/

Cover Image by Rachel Osterday

Please note: The Nestledown baby-wearing coat is not a stand alone carrier. The coat must be worn combined with a front wearing carrier as it does NOT hold the baby on its own!

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Materials you need at home:

  • View size chart + materials list https//www.twigandtale.com/pages/forester-maternity-and-baby-carry-add-on-materials-list , , {U p c y c l e} , Make old things new again! Twig & Tale patterns pair wonderfully with upcycled fabrics. Look to vintage wool coats, gently used corduroy/wool trousers and sleeping bags.