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Pattern Reviews> Butterick> 5145 (Misses Coat)

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Posted on:11/26/10 10:53 PM
Review Rating: Very Helpful by 8 people   
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angela80 said... (12/1/10 1:40 PM) Reply
fabulous coat. I've just made a full length coat, vogue pattern. Seeing your coat has made me consider making another in this style. I agree with you that you need to put in more tailoring techniques but patterns don't do that becauses it makes them too difficult for the average sewer.
gatorgirl4325 said... (11/29/10 4:18 PM) Reply
You did a wonderful job on your coat - I hope you have many happy years of wear!
Robin Denning said... (11/29/10 8:23 AM) Reply
thank you so much *blushing*
Annette1 said... (11/28/10 7:54 PM) Reply
Everything about this coat is PERFECT. The collar frames your face beautifully, and will be warm when buttoned up. The LENGTH, I especialy like (as shown off to perfection by your tights and boots). The COLOR is right in season, and yet will never go out of style. And the SHAPING is so flattering, not too loose, not too snug. And the final touch is the EXPERT TAILORING. A winner on all fronts! :o)
Nancy K said... (11/28/10 7:25 AM) Reply
It's a great, versatile coat and it fits you well. You also look good in it, a plus of course. I do not like cut on facings on coats and jackets either as it really limits your construction.
blue mooney said... (11/27/10 5:16 PM) Reply
I followed your progress on your blog and so admire all the precise work you did to make this beautiful coat! You look fantastic in it.
pwellock said... (11/27/10 5:04 PM) Reply
Beautiful coat. Congratulations on a worthwhile project.
SewWil said... (11/27/10 2:00 PM) Reply
Beautiful coat. It looks great on you. Great review.
sewing addict said... (11/27/10 11:39 AM) Reply
Well done. Your blog is wonderful, as is your pad stitching, buttonholes and attention to detail. Beautiful coat.
annie11 said... (11/27/10 11:10 AM) Reply
This is a beautiful coat, and I bet you'll be able to use this classic color and style for years. Great job!
Christas said... (11/27/10 10:38 AM) Reply
Very nice coat! The fit is terrific and it looks wonderful on you!
cmarie12 said... (11/27/10 9:32 AM) Reply
I love your coat! All of the hard work you put into it is reflected in it. What a great job you did!
becca a said... (11/27/10 8:49 AM) Reply
What a lovely coat!
petro said... (11/27/10 7:27 AM) Reply
Nice coat - thanks for the link to all the construction details on the blog.
MNBarb said... (11/27/10 0:44 AM) Reply
This is really a beautiful coat. It looks great paired with the boots. A nice length on you.
KathleenS said... (11/27/10 0:35 AM) Reply
Nice coat. I like the length. I agree with you that a coat is a worthwhile investment of time.
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