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Message Board > Patterns and Notions > Anyone else intrigued by the new Hot Patterns 1157? ( Moderated by Sharon1952)

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Fast & Fabulous Four Seasons Kimono Jacket
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Date: 8/16/13 3:08 AM

I have to say, I'm kind of liking this one. I suppose it doesn't hurt that I've got a bolt of wool kimono fabric, lightly patterned, in a lovely soft orange color -- not as bright as the pattern envelope, but still in that general family.

I think I might need to try it...

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Date: 8/16/13 7:58 AM

I do like it, and it would make a great seasonal transition piece. I would have ordered it immediately, but I've had a lot of fitting issues with the Hotpatterns I've tried. It's a simple design and should be easy to alter but I wonder about that shoulder line. It's awfully straight and sloping!

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Date: 8/16/13 9:17 AM

If this pattern works, I think it would be very comfortable and versatile. Hope someone tries it soon. I'm keeping my eyes open for just the right fabric.

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Date: 8/16/13 3:40 PM

I ordered it but it hasn't arrived yet. There's a tutorial up on You Tube. I am definately planning on making a muslin because I haven't figured out Hot Patterns' fit yet. I thought it would be a good work look for my non office job.

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Date: 8/17/13 9:09 AM

I like the look of this jacket, and it does seem simple. But I have Sure Fit designs, so I may try to copy it with that, before buying the pattern. I think it would be nice to wear as an open jacket over tank tops and pants.

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Date: 8/17/13 12:32 PM

What I'm thinking: Lafayette 148

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Date: 8/17/13 12:45 PM

Indeed! (And I know I can make it for less than $448 -- holy cow!)

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Date: 8/17/13 1:06 PM

Oooooo.....it would be great with the zipper!

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