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Pattern Reviews> Burda Plus Fashion Magazine> 02-2010-420 (Waistcoat/vest)

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Reviewed by:Irene Q
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Posted on:6/30/10 2:15 PM
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Review Rating: Very Helpful by 17 people   
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Scousegal said... (8/15/10 4:03 AM) Reply
So beautiful and creative. Fancy compiling the pieces as you did. Quilted effect makes it so unique Looks great. Thank you for sharing!!
pfaffkj said... (7/10/10 12:41 PM) Reply
I love your piecing technique -- you created a wonderful piece of fabric for your vest. The buttons are perfect. Beautiful result. Congratulations.
ClaireEmily said... (7/8/10 5:39 PM) Reply
That is the most amazing vest! It absolutely looks like clothing, but with something extra. The amount of time that must have taken...........well, it was worth it!
marec said... (7/6/10 1:40 AM) Reply
This is just so beautiful. The colors are so complementary, and the buttons are perfect. The amount of work that goes into piecing this vest really paid off in a gorgeous piece of wearable art!
Heatherrique said... (7/3/10 2:52 PM) Reply
Irene, this is geometric couture! Eyecatchingly delightful!
AnneM said... (7/2/10 8:36 PM) Reply
I absolutely adore this. It is really nice. What a great way of using the little pieces. Your instructions are great on the process you used to put it together.
Athene said... (7/2/10 3:49 PM) Reply
Wonderful results - and so cool to use different buttons. You have a beautiful vest - I can certainly appreciate all the work that went into creating this project.
Rybe said... (7/1/10 3:57 PM) Reply
I love it! It turned out perfectly! That vest really was the perfect choice for the piecing you did, and the piecing looks amazing! I wish I had your patience, haha!
Jane S said... (7/1/10 6:47 AM) Reply
You made so many great design decisions to make this beautiful vest. The scale of the pieces i perfect for a garment, the subtle color choices and the fitted vest design. Bravo, it looks wonderful on you.
Rebecca D said... (7/1/10 6:29 AM) Reply
Very cool and so elegant. Great fit, too.
JillyBe said... (7/1/10 2:16 AM) Reply
Fun and extraordinary! As a button freak, I really love the varied buttons - so perfect for the vest. Great job :)
slvrsage said... (6/30/10 9:29 PM) Reply
Great vest! I love the colors, and the pattern. I also thank you for the detailed review of your process. It will help in my next scrap project!
moushka said... (6/30/10 7:36 PM) Reply
Beautiful and flattering!
wsm2408 said... (6/30/10 5:35 PM) Reply
That is fantastic!! It suits you so well and combined with that shirt is really flattering and feminine. I admire your patience in puting it all together! What an inspiration.
PittyPat said... (6/30/10 4:57 PM) Reply
Great job on the making the fabric from small pieces. Glad you got it done in time.
Rhoda K said... (6/30/10 4:41 PM) Reply
Beautiful vest and love your colors.
BillieJean said... (6/30/10 3:55 PM) Reply
Absolutely beautiful!
KathySews said... (6/30/10 3:40 PM) Reply
very beautiful and lots of work. wear it proudly
mssewcrazy said... (6/30/10 3:19 PM) Reply
I like the small piecing and the subdued color pallette you have chosen. It is very nice looking and very wearable. It definitely is a work of art and deserves a signature.
RLL said... (6/30/10 2:37 PM) Reply
Wow, I am so WOW'd! What a lot of love and time went into this. Beautiful. I always watch for your reviews and have been wondering where you were. I guess you were busy sewing a lot of little peices together...Hehe.
Aroura said... (6/30/10 2:23 PM) Reply
Oh my, this turned out fantastic! I love the "quilted" effect. I can't believe each little piece was originally a scrap, it looks like it's own whole fabric. Great job! It is really very pretty!
 
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