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Pattern Reviews> McCall's> 5815 (Bow collar jacket)

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Reviewed by:wendlesue

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Posted on:7/8/09 10:21 AM
Last Updated:7/8/09 10:25 AM
Review Rating: Helpful by 4 people    Very Helpful by 11 people   
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BeckyMc said... (1/19/11 1:54 AM) Reply
Beautiful. Can't wait to make one of my own.
SandraKay1 said... (3/8/10 11:43 PM) Reply
Very nice work. I just purchased this pattern last week. I love the unique collar.
kerrynw said... (7/14/09 11:53 AM) Reply
Love your jacket, really cute! The colour is great and the cost even better.
Barbara V said... (7/9/09 12:06 PM) Reply
Lovely jacket. It looks fabulous combined as a suit.
becca a said... (7/9/09 1:19 AM) Reply
This is a great looking jacket! Thanks for your helpful review.
Erica B. said... (7/8/09 11:38 PM) Reply
Jacket looks great as a suit!
HLT said... (7/8/09 8:04 PM) Reply
Great review! Nice suit!
wendlesue said... (7/8/09 8:04 PM) Reply
ggexpansive - I just lengthened it by slashing and spreading below the waist - in order to preserve the shaped hem. I definitely would not wear mine without a top underneath, but you could probably put the first buttonhole higher than I did.
Raye Ann said... (7/8/09 7:50 PM) Reply
very, very cute!
Darla in PA said... (7/8/09 7:15 PM) Reply
Beautiful jacket!
ggexpansive said... (7/8/09 5:43 PM) Reply
you look great, and no shame in $1 fabric :)i would like to know how you lengthened the jacket, because on the pattern front it looks like it closes high enough to not need a top under it, and you have a top on in the pic.
amy in mpls said... (7/8/09 5:38 PM) Reply
I'm a big fan of using the wrong side of the fabric too! Your jacket looks amazing! I love the collar detail, its just so cute!
blessedtosew said... (7/8/09 5:06 PM) Reply
That is gorgeous and the fabric looks so expensive -- not Walmart at all. I thought it was leather when I first looked at the small picture.
morzel said... (7/8/09 4:47 PM) Reply
What a great jacket! Looks really good on you.
marjenann said... (7/8/09 4:38 PM) Reply
Lovely jacket, beautifully constructed!
Rhonda in Montreal said... (7/8/09 4:34 PM) Reply
THANKS for the "heads up" information!! Well-written review!!
Lori V said... (7/8/09 3:58 PM) Reply
Very nice jacket.
sewtime said... (7/8/09 3:24 PM) Reply
Love your jacket, also love the extra length.!! Very pretty.
nannykk said... (7/8/09 2:27 PM) Reply
kim*brown said... (7/8/09 2:03 PM) Reply
Very well made and great color!
pterion said... (7/8/09 1:47 PM) Reply
Very sharp looking jacket. It looks expensive!
lauraborealis said... (7/8/09 1:34 PM) Reply
ALY said... (7/8/09 12:51 PM) Reply
Your jacket looks fantanstic!
froggiegirl said... (7/8/09 11:49 AM) Reply
Beautiful jacket and skirt, no one would ever know it's inexpensive fabric. I have this pattern and haven't got around to making it up. So glad to see that it looks great.
Kellie R. said... (7/8/09 11:22 AM) Reply
Lovely jacket! I recently picked up this pattern and your review is very helpful. Great job!
maedchen said... (7/8/09 11:20 AM) Reply
this looks so great. Great review too!
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