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Reviewed by:Carolyndh

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Posted on:4/2/07 2:06 AM
Last Updated:4/2/07 2:29 AM

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AnneM said... (4/13/07 7:51 AM) Reply
Nice looking jacket. This does seem like a great style to show off your fabric, as you commented.
Annette1 said... (4/4/07 2:14 AM) Reply
I agree: Your fabric really makes the most of the simple lines of this jacket. And yours looks so much nicer than the ones on the pattern front. :o)
Tany said... (4/2/07 6:22 PM) Reply
Very well done! Congratulations!
slanden99 said... (4/2/07 2:40 PM) Reply
You're right. The fabric makes the jacket. It's stunning
beangirl said... (4/2/07 12:44 PM) Reply
Very cute! I sort of passed this one over, but yours inspires me to take a second look.
HawkeMorningStar7 said... (4/2/07 12:43 PM) Reply
Great shaping, love the fabric. Very nice !
Carolyndh said... (4/2/07 10:23 AM) Reply
The fabric is a woven that is reversible--can use either side of the fabric. The reverse side is quite different with a black background and colored stripes the same colors as the flowers. Karla, yes the bands are curved as well as the side seams. The jacket isn't hard but to achieve a good look you do have to work carefully with the bands which might be frustrating for a new sewer.
Levone said... (4/2/07 9:48 AM) Reply
Lovely jacket.
Lynngray said... (4/2/07 8:59 AM) Reply
Very nice. Love the color also.
Lisa Laree said... (4/2/07 8:36 AM) Reply
Very pretty! This is the pattern that I'm most drawn to from the new HP collection; I really appreciate your speedy review... I may have to add it to the collection someday soon. ;)
rustic.rhythm said... (4/2/07 8:09 AM) Reply
that's a beautiful coat!
Gold said... (4/2/07 7:52 AM) Reply
Love the jacket. The color you picked is great.Good job.
Karla Kizer said... (4/2/07 7:04 AM) Reply
Looks very nice. The neckline is very graceful; I'm guessing that the pattern pieces for the front bands are curved, right? It gives a more tailored, less bathrobe finish. Thanks for getting your review to us so quickly.
GorgeousFabrics said... (4/2/07 7:02 AM) Reply
Your jacket turned out great!
breathless said... (4/2/07 7:01 AM) Reply
I love your jacket! You did a wonderful job!
motomoda said... (4/2/07 7:00 AM) Reply
The fabric is wonderful - it is woven or a knit? I also like the collar/band treatment which looks very smooth and beautifully sewn.
MissCelie said... (4/2/07 5:36 AM) Reply
What a neat looking jacket!
Christina Sonja said... (4/2/07 2:52 AM) Reply
Wow - I love your coat! The fabric is just wonderful.
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