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Pattern Reviews> Vogue Patterns> 2984 (Anne Klein jacket and skirt)

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Posted on:9/7/07 8:08 PM

Review Rating: Very Helpful by 20 people   
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cleverkitty said... (12/9/11 10:53 AM) Reply
great review thanks for all the tips
Annette1 said... (1/16/08 1:54 PM) Reply
So pretty! I especially like your hem treatment. I'm anxious to try that myself. And the HAND LOTION idea -- man, do I need THAT! My middle name is STATIC.
Monabel said... (1/6/08 1:08 PM) Reply

Monabel said... (1/6/08 10:15 AM) Reply
Thanks, helpful review. I'm in the process of making the jacket, and the notches for the lower back/peplum are way off, as well. Hmm, what's up with Vogue?
Levone said... (9/10/07 4:44 PM) Reply
Nice skirt and great review! I can't wait to see your jacket.
Marji said... (9/10/07 10:08 AM) Reply
Lovely finish on the hem and nice job on the skirt, although I agree, it's too big. I'd be really leary of the jacket pattern with all those errors in the skirt - I'd be really tempted to write to Vogue and let them know - not that they are very responsive to that sort of mail.
Sew4Fun said... (9/8/07 6:56 PM) Reply
Nice skirt. Thanks for the heads up on the pattern's shortcomings.
hongkongshopper said... (9/8/07 6:13 PM) Reply
Thanks ladies! Grammy Gin, I suppose it took me about 5 hours to make - maybe a bit longer.
Grammy Gin said... (9/8/07 4:20 PM) Reply
Great review & beautiful workmanship. The skirt looks perfect on you with both ensembles. Did you mention how long it took you to make your skirt?
kiddo said... (9/8/07 2:54 PM) Reply
Thank you for the beautiful tailoring details. They really make a great looking skirt.
Kay Y said... (9/8/07 12:42 PM) Reply
Sounds like Vogue needs some proof-readers. Nevertheless, nice skirt! I hope you are planning on the jacket too...
carolynw said... (9/8/07 9:46 AM) Reply
Nice lookign skirt - glad you could work out the problems with this pattern.
Tany said... (9/8/07 6:06 AM) Reply
WEll done Vicki! Thanks for a very helpful review
Sewshot said... (9/7/07 11:03 PM) Reply
I love the lines in the back of the skirt. Excellent review - thanks for the heads up on the markings. And the hem technique - quite nice.
motomoda said... (9/7/07 10:28 PM) Reply
Love the skirt and the details but see why you are frustrated with the instructions. Almost looks like they were taking shortcuts by using pieces from another design :)
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