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Pattern Reviews> Marfy> 1125 (Tie front jacket)

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Reviewed by:Debra H

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Posted on:10/22/06 1:04 PM
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jnamcd said... (10/26/06 4:16 PM) Reply
I love the lines of this jacket--and the absolutely wonderful ties! Great review, as always!
cathy45 said... (10/23/06 9:25 PM) Reply
Beautiful, dreamy jacket!
milwaukee_kelly said... (10/23/06 11:38 AM) Reply
Really lovely! The ties are a nice touch.
Queendom said... (10/23/06 11:14 AM) Reply
Fabulous, as usual for you Debra. After reading all of your Marfy reviews, I have ordered the catalogue and I'm going to give them a try. I have hesitated a long time due to the lack of instruction, but I sew with Cynthia Guffey's patterns and the instructions are almost non-existent. Soooo, here goes...
Danvillegirl said... (10/23/06 5:10 AM) Reply
Another beautiful jacket. This does seem a little easier than some you have tackled. Very helpful information.
yummymummy38 said... (10/23/06 0:00 AM) Reply
This is lovely. It is very similar to jacket made by an Italian designer, Rosalie Varo, based in Adelaide, South Australia whose styles are often Euro-inspired. Hers had no collar.
Debra H said... (10/22/06 9:00 PM) Reply
It would be so great if several of us could meet over is fun, though, that we come from all over the world.
hongkongshopper said... (10/22/06 6:37 PM) Reply
Debra, this is lovely. The fabric is beautiful! I agree with others who want to come and visit and admire your wardrobe over a cup of coffee!
Mary Stiefer said... (10/22/06 5:58 PM) Reply
Your closet must be overflowing. You've made some really beautiful outfits. I always enjoy your reviews and the clothes are always scrumptious
Sewing Chick said... (10/22/06 5:38 PM) Reply
Your jacket is gorgoeus! When do you have time to sew such beautiful garments and find so many beautiful pieces? I always amazed and inspired by your work. I think we are about the same size with the same pattern adjustments. Any time you clean out your closet, feel free to mail me any throw outs!!!!
carolynw said... (10/22/06 4:49 PM) Reply
Very lovely!! May try this pattern - am doing my first Marfy now and I do like the way they are drafted - interesting little details!! You did a super job.
SewLimited said... (10/22/06 4:27 PM) Reply
Very pretty! Marfy's are sometimes hard to figure out as no directions but the fit for me has been the best right out of the envelope. Wish they were easier to get!
Heatherrique said... (10/22/06 3:26 PM) Reply
Debra! This is just gorgeous! Better than what is on the envelope!
Tiner W said... (10/22/06 3:25 PM) Reply
Just beautiful! That fabric is stunning!
Modiste Madness said... (10/22/06 3:15 PM) Reply
I love the cut of the jacket and your fabric. You always do such wonderful work.
Ann Smith said... (10/22/06 3:08 PM) Reply
Very lovely. I would love to see a picture of it on you. In fact, I would love to see your closet just to enjoy the colors.
BjP said... (10/22/06 3:01 PM) Reply
This is one beautiful jacket! I am scared to death of Marfy, but I would think using your detailed review would get me through it. Thank you!
ELIZAALL said... (10/22/06 2:49 PM) Reply
Thanks for the great review and sharing your method of contructing the tie. The jacket is beautiful!
OP Gal said... (10/22/06 2:48 PM) Reply
Beautiful jacket and wonderful, detailed review, as usual. Thanks.
BeckyC said... (10/22/06 2:47 PM) Reply
Your jacket is lovely! Thanks for the great detailed review.
coloreyec said... (10/22/06 2:41 PM) Reply
Re Becca said... (10/22/06 2:40 PM) Reply
This looks really cut in the print. Thank you for posting your instructions with the review, I have this pattern for a pinstripe and I was wondering how to do the tie without a topstitch. Thanks for another great review!
Steffie said... (10/22/06 2:23 PM) Reply
Wow... just beautiful.
Seaspur said... (10/22/06 1:49 PM) Reply
Gorgeous jacket. I always find your work so inspiring. Thanks.
Liana said... (10/22/06 1:41 PM) Reply
How lovely! I liked this pattern too, and your version shows how good it can be. Great fabric, too!
lmg said... (10/22/06 1:31 PM) Reply
Just lovely. Beautiful fabric too. I thought this was a lovely pattern. Thanks for letting us know about the ties.
Riordan said... (10/22/06 1:07 PM) Reply
How beautiful!! I have admired every single garment that you've reviewed--your work is inspiring.
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