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Reviewed by:Carol Mendoza
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Posted on:12/6/09 10:08 PM
Review Rating: Helpful by 2 people    Very Helpful by 7 people   
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shazam410 said... (4/11/14 0:18 AM) Reply
Very nice. Lovely practical color and style. Classic. Great job!!
Carol Mendoza said... (4/29/10 2:41 PM) Reply
Mazzygirl...do you have photos of these? I would love to see the mesh version.
Mazzygirl said... (4/28/10 11:44 PM) Reply
I have made a few of these jackets in a mesh fabric & used a rolled hem on the overlocker to finish all hem edges.... they all look lovely too IMO!
karentn said... (12/8/09 1:29 PM) Reply
Stunning! Your 'rendition' looks soooo much better than the pattern drawings. Love it!
Jane S said... (12/7/09 9:46 PM) Reply
What a chic and versatile outfit.
barbcl said... (12/7/09 12:01 PM) Reply
Nice looking outfit in a great neutral!
carolynw said... (12/7/09 10:09 AM) Reply
Very sharp looking outfit - must get this pattern!!
RLL said... (12/7/09 9:18 AM) Reply
Your version is very nice. I have the pattern but havn't gotten to it yet. Glad to know about the edge finish of the collar.
LisaRM said... (12/7/09 8:40 AM) Reply
You look smashing in this. Nice work.
Rebecca D said... (12/7/09 6:49 AM) Reply
What a great outfit. Another pattern I would have passed by entirely, if someone hadn't reviewed it. I really like the dress and thanks for the tip about narrowing some of the seams for a less matronly look.
BillieJean said... (12/7/09 6:15 AM) Reply
Oh, I love this. And it does look so comfortable.
tess said... (12/7/09 5:09 AM) Reply
Really lovely outfit and great review! It looks really classy on you!
Carol Mendoza said... (12/6/09 10:45 PM) Reply
Homejewel, I'm don't know that it gives it a more casual look, but that is how I'm wearing it. I think if you choose the right type of thread the edge could be dressy. I auditioned different edge finishes before I settled on this one. I may try using the wholly nylon in both loopers next time so that the edge is covered more.
homejewel said... (12/6/09 10:19 PM) Reply
I was just about to make the jacket from this pattern, but after reading the reviews, didn't quite know how to finish the collar edging, so I'm glad to read your review. I really like what you did and also really like the dress. Do you think the edging gives it a more casual look?
 
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