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Pattern Reviews> Butterick> 5145 (Misses Coat)

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Posted on:7/23/10 2:41 AM
Last Updated:6/16/12 0:11 AM

Review Rating: Very Helpful by 21 people   
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manola6176 said...
All the work you did paid off Thanks for very interesting and detailed review Your fabric choice is great
7/23/10 3:27 AM
addicted2fabric said...
OOohhh its gorgeous! I want it!! Thanks for a very informative review. I have some gorgeous red boiled Merino that would look fabulous in this pattern. Thanks for the inspiration; I'm going to blatantly steal all your ideas and shamelessly copy your coat. Thank you :o)
7/23/10 3:52 AM
QuiltSewSewSue said...
Gorgeous fabric that has made a gorgeous coat - great work!
7/23/10 4:07 AM
Rebecca D said...
Stunning, pure and simple. And thanks for the great blog posts about how you did it.
7/23/10 6:46 AM
Robin Denning said...
Wonderful coat, Belinda. I would never have seen the possibilities in looking at the pattern, but now I will purchase this pattern. As always, I enjoy seeing your beautiful work!
7/23/10 8:04 AM
DreinPA said...
OOOh. I just picked this up yesterday and will checking back for the sleeve corrections. Excellent-thank you
7/23/10 8:10 AM
mrsbewley said...
Your coat is beautiful - love the color. Your version is much nicer than the pattern picture!
7/23/10 9:12 AM
annie11 said...
Wow! What a beautiful coat. I had never noticed this pattern before, but now I must get it! Thank you for explaining all of the adjustments you made.
7/23/10 9:39 AM
sewbehind said...
That is beautiful. I love it!
7/23/10 10:50 AM
MelissaB in WA said...
Oh how beautiful! BTW, I just peeked at your blog and see all sorts of posts I've missed (like several pages worth). Apparently I need to break up with bloglines because they aren't updating your blog on my feed. :-( I'll have to enjoy your posts later this weekend when I have some down time. So glad you've been posting, but so sorry I've missed out. Lovely, lovely coat!
7/23/10 11:12 AM
susiestitcher said...
Beautiful sewing! I made this coat last fall and just love the fit. Glad you were able to fix the sleeves to your liking. For some reason, my sleeves eased in perfectly, but I remember several others having issues. I also agree that a two piece sleeve does hang and fit better. Great idea! The color is gorgeous and I like the way you omitted the pleat. That gives me some ideas on using the pattern again for another view. Thanks also for the great step by step on your blog for attaching a lining with your raw edge styling.
7/23/10 11:34 AM
Christas said...
Beautiful coat and flawless sewing, as always!
7/23/10 12:06 PM
Annette1 said...
This is the PICTURE of perfection, the prettiest coat I've seen in a LONG time. :o) I really admire your workmanship.
7/23/10 1:38 PM
frame said...
This is fabulous!
7/23/10 3:10 PM
Maree P said...
This is stunning - and as always your skills are exemplary. Great jacket.
7/23/10 7:05 PM
tess said...
Your coat looks really professional and well tailored, a definate winner!
7/24/10 7:12 AM
Elaine Dougan said...
Love the style and the colour!
7/24/10 10:06 AM
what is not taken said...
Beautiful coat with fabulous fabric a great combination. You are a professional and everything you create is beautiful. Thanks for your blog and for inspiration.
7/24/10 10:12 AM
mhk3boys said...
Very awesome looking coat!
7/24/10 12:01 PM
AuntieShel said...
Beautiful coat!! Thanks for a great review.
7/25/10 10:25 AM
ClaireEmily said...
I love the colour and style. You always make such amazing things!
7/25/10 8:51 PM
callmeRuth said...
Such a beautiful coat! You do such lovely work.
7/27/10 3:58 AM
Terri A said...
Adding in my adoration... Love it!
6/16/12 1:27 AM
mm said...
Lovely coat. What an achievement.
6/16/12 1:46 AM
CynthiaSue said...
I never realized that this looks exactly like the J.Crew 375 dollar coat. I forget the name-Mary Jane or something. Fabulous!
6/16/12 2:14 AM
Dilliander said...
Both these coats are lovely and so different, great review.
6/16/12 4:42 AM
Christas said...
Both coats are sooo wonderful!
6/16/12 9:46 AM
PattyE said...
Your coat is it!
6/16/12 11:00 AM
Cristinagf said...
Ahh!! It looks wonderful!
6/16/12 11:13 AM
sewmaris said...
Beautiful job, and a lovely coat to enjoy. Thanks for the great review! Maris Olsen
6/16/12 2:05 PM
RadarRadiance said...
Just beautiful, your sewing is amazing. Thanks for the great review.
6/16/12 2:26 PM
MNBarb said...
I'm so impressed with your skills. This is one of the most perfect garments I've seen on PR!
6/16/12 9:06 PM
Legal.Dealer said...
I love the shape and color of your coat. Well done.
6/17/12 8:33 AM
redside said...
Your skills--and taste--are awe inspiring!
6/17/12 8:49 AM
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