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Posted on:3/3/10 5:31 PM
Pattern Size:Plus-Sized Regular 


Review Rating: Helpful by 3 people    Very Helpful by 4 people   
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fryman said... (3/5/10 9:32 AM) Reply
fringe accent is great!
marthamyers said... (3/4/10 9:46 AM) Reply
Great combination of fabric, pattern, and sewer intuition. Can't wait to see pix of it on you!
carolynw said... (3/4/10 9:43 AM) Reply
Looks great - I know the fabric caused you grief but it looks real nice!! Love the fringe
Leslie Bonner said... (3/4/10 8:18 AM) Reply
Love it, love the fabric, love the fringe!
MaryDB said... (3/3/10 10:14 PM) Reply
Nice job, love the jacket. The fabric is great; terrific finishing touches.
DorothyK said... (3/3/10 9:11 PM) Reply
I love your jacket. The fringe was a brilliant idea. I've had this pattern and two pieces of fabric to use for it for a couple of years. Thanks for reminding me about it.
renren said... (3/3/10 8:22 PM) Reply
Everything you sew is unique and very stylish. I love this jacket and the fringing is especially nice, as well as the color(s) of the fabric.
sfshaza said... (3/3/10 7:14 PM) Reply
Thanks, Jannw and Mollyshark. I did not use a serger. I flat felled some of the seams, where I could, for example the seams in the sleeves and at the back of the neck. For the side seams, I couldn't flat fell (because of how the sleeve sets in) so I turned under each seam allowance and topstitched. The armhole seams I zigzagged over the edges (I left them 5/8), turned them towards the jacket and topstitched. The back neck seam is covered by the facing, which is stitched down. It all seems pretty secure, but this fabric is something else, ravel wise. ;)
mollyshark said... (3/3/10 6:17 PM) Reply
I just made a dress with the same fabric. I mean don't EVEN try this without a serger! Your jacket looks great.
jannw said... (3/3/10 6:04 PM) Reply
very attractive..I like the fringe on this jacket
 
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