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Pattern Reviews> Marfy> 1050 (English country jacket)

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Reviewed by:Debra H
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Posted on:1/6/07 10:50 PM


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JaneH said... (2/7/07 12:08 PM) Reply
Wow!! What talent. The fabric compliments the pattern to a T!
SewTwin said... (1/23/07 4:01 AM) Reply
My only comment is that you should be on the "Divas List". I think your reviews are surpassing them, and are generally "more wearable".
calypso said... (1/22/07 8:43 AM) Reply
Great review and fabulous end results!
artist1lisa said... (1/11/07 10:25 PM) Reply
Absolutely fabulous !
Re Becca said... (1/11/07 2:22 PM) Reply
I just got this pattern, and I am looking for the perfect fabric. Yours looks great, thanks for the review.
Boo97 said... (1/8/07 10:25 PM) Reply
Debra, thanks for sharing your talent! Awesome!!!
milwaukee_kelly said... (1/8/07 10:34 AM) Reply
You definitely are an inspriation. This is a knockout piece.
hongkongshopper said... (1/8/07 3:57 AM) Reply
You sure are an inspiration! Fab jacket!
Ody said... (1/7/07 10:57 PM) Reply
When I grow up I want to sew like you do. Excellent work and inspiring for me who is not at that tailoring level yet.
Heatherrique said... (1/7/07 6:05 PM) Reply
Debra, you did it again! That jacket is beautiful! I always look forward to reading your reviews and admiring your creations!
Sew Sew Sandi said... (1/7/07 5:22 PM) Reply
Wow, I'm "gobsmacked" (or however you spell that word). I've never posted here before; however, your work is so extraordinary that I have to chime in!
Charlene McGill said... (1/7/07 4:01 PM) Reply
Excellent work!
cmarie12 said... (1/7/07 1:28 PM) Reply
Debra ~ another stunning garment!
SBanks said... (1/7/07 1:23 PM) Reply
Gorgeous! The newest Threads has an article on covering belt buckles.
material things said... (1/7/07 12:55 PM) Reply
Debra--you are my Hero! As a beginner I am always inspired by your reviews and awed by your work and eye for style. Thanks for sharing it with us.
Em's Summer said... (1/7/07 12:41 PM) Reply
WOW! That's a wonderful jacket! Great style, great fabric and great sewing! I love this jacket and thanks for this great review!
2muchfabric said... (1/7/07 11:42 AM) Reply
Thank you for sharing your beautiful work. Your workmanship and reviews are always top notch.
Karen said... (1/7/07 11:24 AM) Reply
Very nice jacket.
Cecile Owens said... (1/7/07 11:22 AM) Reply
I love your reviews! And I love that you choose difficult patterns and use your ingenuity to perfect them. Keep up the good work. You are an inspiration.
Riordan said... (1/7/07 10:15 AM) Reply
How beautiful!! I admire your work enormously!
Debbie Cook said... (1/7/07 10:14 AM) Reply
Lovely jacket, Debra!
carolynw said... (1/7/07 9:53 AM) Reply
Beautifully done Debra - as usual! Very helpful review.
OP Gal said... (1/7/07 9:46 AM) Reply
Beautifully done, as usual. I always love your detailed reviews, I never fail to learn a new technique from them.
AnneM said... (1/7/07 9:26 AM) Reply
Another lovely garment, and nice review.
CarolynGM said... (1/7/07 8:19 AM) Reply
Amazing work and excellent review.
blue mooney said... (1/7/07 8:15 AM) Reply
Very sharp jacket and thorough review! This looks like it will be fab with your coloring.
Nancy K said... (1/7/07 7:50 AM) Reply
Your usual impecable results. Beautiful jacket and the style is very smart.
PixieCat said... (1/7/07 7:26 AM) Reply
Absolutely gorgeous! I so admire your skill and would never be brave enough to tackle a Marfy. Your fabric is stunning.
Danvillegirl said... (1/7/07 7:19 AM) Reply
Lovely jacket. I like the details of this style.
jlg said... (1/7/07 5:59 AM) Reply
Debra, you did a fabulous job. This jacket is wonderful.
Tany said... (1/7/07 5:19 AM) Reply
Beautiful work!
Seaspur said... (1/7/07 3:06 AM) Reply
Wow, another beautiful jacket. I love your detailed reviews, thanks.
Cheryl Reeves said... (1/7/07 2:02 AM) Reply
I really love this jacket. It is very striking and your work is outstanding, as usual.
Lhan said... (1/7/07 1:03 AM) Reply
Your work is fantastic as always.
sweetviolets said... (1/7/07 0:15 AM) Reply
Wonderful jacket. Thanks for the reminder about using organza on bound buttonholes.
KarenP said... (1/7/07 0:03 AM) Reply
Gorgeous jacket!!
Vonnevo said... (1/7/07 0:00 AM) Reply
Fabulous Debra !
touran said... (1/6/07 11:54 PM) Reply
Oooh - I covet your jacket! I love the fabric and pattern: they're perfect together and your work, as always, is impeccable.
GollyGolly said... (1/6/07 11:39 PM) Reply
Beautiful work!
lmg said... (1/6/07 11:39 PM) Reply
It's beautiful! I always enjoy your Marfy creations.
Lori V said... (1/6/07 11:37 PM) Reply
Wonderful!
SueV said... (1/6/07 11:20 PM) Reply
you really are seamstress extraordinaire! Love your reviews and projects.
bunz said... (1/6/07 11:01 PM) Reply
Stunning!
nancy2001 said... (1/6/07 10:57 PM) Reply
Absolutely impeccable tailoring. Thanks for your review.
 
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