Morning! This is the front of the coat. The side seams have been sewn and I’ve also spent some time with a needle, hand sewing in the ends, and stitching down the binding on the neck and sleeves.
The hem is interesting. First step is to turn the front edge back on itself. Then add a short line of stitching above the edge.
The front is cut off so it is not too bulky when turned. This is what it looks like on the front and back:
As the felt won’t fray, I’m now going to hem the bottom without turning again. Fortunate as it would be too bulky.