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Pattern Reviews> Textile Studio> 1213 (Mandarin Shirt Jacket)

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Reviewed by:Cheryl Reeves

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Posted on:12/5/06 1:05 AM
Last Updated:12/5/06 10:48 AM
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Cheryl Reeves said... (12/7/06 11:43 AM) Reply
Thanks everyone.
Harriet Rogers said... (12/7/06 10:56 AM) Reply
Your jacket is beautiful: this is one of my favorite patterns of all time: I've made it twice, but I wear as a blouse. I love the way your collar turned out: outstanding top.
Sewing Chick said... (12/6/06 5:29 PM) Reply
That's a great looking jacket. I'm glad you did this revenue, since I just ordered the pattern. I'm wondering if I should include a dart in my jacket since I'm a C cup. I'll do a muslin and see.
carolynw said... (12/6/06 9:25 AM) Reply
AnneM said... (12/6/06 6:53 AM) Reply
You top stiching goes well w/ the embroidered fabric. That should work very well as a jacket. Shortening the collar is another example of why it's so nice to sew.
Danvillegirl said... (12/6/06 5:15 AM) Reply
Love the fabric and your topstitching with it.
motomoda said... (12/6/06 4:27 AM) Reply
I love this - especially the coloured top stitching - it really looks very good. The jacket also looks great on you.
Lee Ann Hawkins said... (12/6/06 0:57 AM) Reply
Looks lovely on you!
Leslie Bonner said... (12/6/06 0:15 AM) Reply
Looks like a real keeper. Nice fabric, thread and buttons choices.
Larkin said... (12/6/06 0:14 AM) Reply
This is a beautiful jacket - I love the fabric, variegated thread, button interaction. By the time I looked at your review all pictures were looking great! Nice job, nice review. Thx.
ACB said... (12/5/06 9:28 PM) Reply
Donna H said... (12/5/06 11:34 AM) Reply
Absolutely beautiful!
moushka said... (12/5/06 10:58 AM) Reply
Wearable muslin?! Your jacket looks lovely and deserves a spot at the front of your closet :-) Did you use variegated thread for the topstitching or is it my monitor? A great success. Thank you. Sue
Cheryl Reeves said... (12/5/06 10:54 AM) Reply
I fixed the pictures so they can be viewed full size now. However, the button picture is acting up and I need to check into that. My Yahoo account is new and I just finished uploading pictures to it last night, so I am still working out the bugs.
said... (12/5/06 10:06 AM) Reply
I can't see your photo either. I get a message that says I'm not authorized to access it.?
carolynw said... (12/5/06 8:25 AM) Reply
It looks pretty but cannot see the larger picture of the top
RuthieSews said... (12/5/06 3:14 AM) Reply
Hi, I get Yahoo! - 403 forbidden when I try to look at your main photo :-(
SewVeryTall said... (12/5/06 2:45 AM) Reply
Cheryl...I'm not sure about the thumbnail size. As for Yahoo photos, I use it too, and you can't use the photo's Properties addresss [it changes], you need to use the address showing in your browser when you have the pic open. This is Yahoo's way of making sure their ads show [which is why it's free for us].
Cheryl Reeves said... (12/5/06 1:23 AM) Reply
I don't know why the pictures are so small. If someone can tell me what I might have done wrong, I will fix it tomorrow.
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