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Pattern Reviews> Simplicity> 5253 (Jacket)

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Reviewed by:meanjean
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Posted on:12/31/05 4:29 PM
Last Updated:12/31/05 4:37 PM
Review Rating: Helpful by 3 people    Very Helpful by 8 people   
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Miss Judy said... (7/2/06 1:04 AM) Reply
I am impressed! This jacket is one of the very few sewn garments that look better than the one on the pattern company's model! That fabric is stunning.
hongkongshopper said... (1/1/06 5:23 PM) Reply
Very nice!
Peggy L said... (1/1/06 2:20 PM) Reply
Very nice jacket!
SewLimited said... (1/1/06 1:41 PM) Reply
Very nice jacket and fabric. Would love to see a tip on the "corded" buttonholes.
ryan's mom said... (1/1/06 9:46 AM) Reply
Great jacket! I appreciate your informative review with your alterations.
Danvillegirl said... (1/1/06 9:45 AM) Reply
Nice jacket. Interesting fabric.
AnneM said... (1/1/06 8:34 AM) Reply
Nice classic and classy looking jacket. And thanks for the little tips on comparing to your sloper.
Karla Kizer said... (1/1/06 6:18 AM) Reply
Another WOW! I thought I'd clicked on a Chico's catalog page when I saw your picture. Beautiful fabric, beautiful work. You're going to love the compliments you get when you wear this one. Congratulations!
PVA said... (12/31/05 11:13 PM) Reply
Your jacket looks great -- I love the print! I made this jacket for the Stitch & Flip class last year & I really enjoy wearing it! I hope you enjoy your as much as I enjoy mine!
jlg said... (12/31/05 6:11 PM) Reply
Very pretty jacket. I bet you will be able to wear it frequently.
Nickle said... (12/31/05 5:34 PM) Reply
Great looking jacket.
Esmerelda Twinpalms said... (12/31/05 5:17 PM) Reply
Wow, like Towanda said. Would love to see it on you.
Kim Winson said... (12/31/05 5:16 PM) Reply
Lovely jacket. You've inspired me to try making corded buttonholes!
Towanda said... (12/31/05 5:06 PM) Reply
Wow, great jacket
Frogstitcher said... (12/31/05 4:37 PM) Reply
I've got to get this pattern out of my stash and get it made up. Your review has really inspired me. Your version is wonderful and isn't nice to have a great fitting garment.
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