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Pattern Reviews> BurdaStyle Magazine> 12-2007-119:Jacket (Jacket)

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Posted on:7/17/08 9:38 PM
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Review Rating: Very Helpful by 14 people   
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Heatherrique said... (7/19/08 7:17 PM) Reply
Wow! Eyecatchingly very attractive! Great work!
Winifred said... (7/19/08 6:12 PM) Reply
This jacket is very lovely - I have this issue and had noticed this jacket! have put it on my wishlist so i dont forget it. Enjoy wearing it- would look great with black dress pants
elliesews said... (7/19/08 1:39 AM) Reply
Beautiful jacket. Tips well taken. Now I can learn from you! Love, Mom.
LindsayT said... (7/18/08 4:24 PM) Reply
Perfect jacket! I love your list of "things learned" at the end of your review.
Amanda S. said... (7/18/08 12:26 PM) Reply
SO PRETTY! I love the gently draping ruffles. What lovely fabric as well. GREAT JOB!
Luckylibbet said... (7/18/08 11:36 AM) Reply
Beautiful fabric! and it looks gorgeous in this jacket. Just the right weight/drape for the flounces. So pretty!
gatorgirl4325 said... (7/18/08 10:08 AM) Reply
Lovely jacket!
Dei said... (7/18/08 8:48 AM) Reply
Lovely jacket and thanks for the "little things you learned".
Jane S said... (7/18/08 8:03 AM) Reply
What a gorgeous jacket and fabulous fabric. You did a wonderful job on this one.
Fran G said... (7/18/08 7:58 AM) Reply
Your version has caused me to give this pattern another look! I liked it in the magazine..especially the flounce..but I like yours better.
Squeezylemon said... (7/18/08 4:25 AM) Reply
Gorgeous jacket! I'm with Margie T, better than Burda's version!
Margie T said... (7/18/08 3:18 AM) Reply
I like your jacket better than the one in the magazine.
LoriB said... (7/18/08 1:52 AM) Reply
Elaine - I found it was rayon when I went to wash out the stabilizer (from my sample, thank goodness). When wet, the fabric became very heavy feeling, which is what rayon does. I did a burn test and confirmed it was rayon or at least a high percentage of rayon. Then I washed a sample square and it shrank quite a bit. Lesson learned but good to know before I washed the jacket!
joan said... (7/18/08 0:46 AM) Reply
Lori, Your jacket is lovely and you did a professional job on the pressing. It looks great and the fabric is out of the ordinary too. Overall a very nice garment that you will enjoy wearing, especially since it is knit......very comfy.
Elaine Dougan said... (7/17/08 10:58 PM) Reply
I like your fabric. How did you decide that it was rayon?
 
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