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Pattern Reviews> Simplicity> 2153 (Misses Anorak)

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Reviewed by:rutaliet
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Posted on:1/2/12 3:46 PM
Last Updated:1/2/12 10:32 PM
Review Rating: Very Helpful by 18 people   
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shazam410 said... (1/6/15 9:57 PM) Reply
Simply lovely. Industrial chic at its best. Fabuloso!!
landstromd said... (11/20/13 11:39 AM) Reply
Wow, that's all I can say, wow!
cleverkitty said... (11/1/13 11:00 AM) Reply
Thanks for the all the helpful hints I'm getting ready to cut this out and read your review word for word. Your version looks professional :)
HHKChris said... (10/19/12 6:05 PM) Reply
You did such an awesome job on this jacket! Your modifications made it much more functional - I will be using those and those you wished you did in one for myself. Your review was very helpful!
AuntieShel said... (8/9/12 4:59 PM) Reply
I am very late to your review, but may I add that it is a totally awesome coat which you look fabulous wearing. I had to chuckle at your distinction that this is NOT an anorak. I recently saw a great PARKA :) in a magazine, and when I looked it up online found that it was $2700!?!?!?! Burberry Psorsum (sorry I mangled that spelling.) Anyway looking thru the pattern books for a pattern I could adapt and came across this one and your review. Thank you so much!!
SavageCoco said... (8/7/12 2:47 PM) Reply
MNBarb said... (1/3/12 11:41 AM) Reply
I'm SUPER impressed with your skills! You have such even sewing and sharp edges on acetate which is such a challenging fabric to work with. Thanks for including the "on you" photos because that's where the parka looks its best. If you don't like the narrow bottom (which looks fine in your standing photos) would it be too late to make a placket at the lower side seams and add a few snaps?
Flying Seamstress said... (1/3/12 11:32 AM) Reply
Outstanding! Both jacket & review. Your design changes & perfect construction combine for a professional & gorgeous parka. Love it!
Woolygal said... (1/3/12 9:01 AM) Reply
WOW, does that ever look RTW. Beautiful!
lcdrbetty said... (1/3/12 7:48 AM) Reply
Wow! Great, thorough review with a beautiful outcome! Stylish, professional looking parka.
FloraNature said... (1/3/12 7:42 AM) Reply
Amazing!!! Well done!!!
sewcool21 said... (1/3/12 6:47 AM) Reply
Great review, The jacket looks great.
zuzu_petal said... (1/3/12 5:41 AM) Reply
Truly inspiring---on all levels.
CallMeSu said... (1/3/12 1:29 AM) Reply
What a wonderful jacket!!! Great job!
misslydia said... (1/2/12 11:10 PM) Reply
Awesome job. looks very professional.
ArtAttack said... (1/2/12 10:49 PM) Reply
Unbelievable job! You have the industrial chic thing coming and going! It's gorgeous inside and out...beautiful detail. It would take living in Chicago to know the difference between an anorak and a Houston we seldom need either one!
BexInMD said... (1/2/12 8:43 PM) Reply
Redsmum said... (1/2/12 7:04 PM) Reply
this is all kinds of the fabric!
sewbehind said... (1/2/12 6:56 PM) Reply
That looks very good. Lovely PARKA. Well done.
treefrog said... (1/2/12 4:30 PM) Reply
Fantastic parka. I like how you've changed it to be more functional. And so beautifully sewn.
LorrieAnn said... (1/2/12 4:12 PM) Reply
Very detailed, helpful review - and VERY professional-looking result - a beautiful parka! Well Done!
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