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Pattern Reviews> Suitability> 5004 (Misses & Childrens Hunt Coat)

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Reviewed by:Elle D
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Posted on:1/14/08 7:52 PM
Last Updated:1/14/08 7:52 PM

Review Rating: Very Helpful by 8 people   
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Elle, how very satisfying it must be to produce such a lovely jacket, as well as to start a sewing blog. Your SWAP selections are very elegant - I'm looking forward to seeing what you do with all of that ivory wool crepe! BTW you may want to take a look at Kathleen Fasanella's PR review from 1/11/08 - she refers to a template on her blog that she used to teach her husband how to make flawless welt pockets. (Would that I had such a tutor...)
1/14/08 9:21 PM
Lori V said...
Great jacket and very impressive project to start back into sewing.
1/14/08 11:13 PM
MichelleE said...
What a wonderful job and congrats to your daughter on winning the class. I have made a couple of suitability patterns and the instructions are superb!
1/15/08 0:44 AM
MelC said...
Great job. Isn't it wonderful to have a pattern where you can choose the fabric and not have to go with what RTW offers. Plus I have no doubt that a RTW hunt coat is expensive. Before kids, I used to ride and show in Western events. My mom made chaps and things for me too. Lucky girl! Thanks for the nice review of this pattern.
1/15/08 4:40 AM
cindyann said...
It looks fantastic! The pics of your daugher are super.
1/15/08 8:36 AM
Kathleen Fasanella said...
Elle, don't fear welt pockets. There's a multipart free tutorial on my site ( that makes them easily. DH had never sewn anything in his life but his first set were perfect.
1/15/08 9:22 AM
avancleve said...
What a wonderful jacket!
1/15/08 10:16 AM
Kay Y said...
Well, that looks wonderful on your daughter!
1/15/08 6:35 PM
Elle D said...
Thanks everyone for your kind comments. And thank you, Pattern Hacker, for the heads up on Kathleen's welt pocket tutorial. And then Kathleen chimes in. I'm just overwhelmed, but encouraged to try welt pockets. On scraps first!
1/16/08 8:29 AM
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