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Pattern Reviews> Marfy> 1022 (60s style coat)

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Reviewed by:Debra H
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Posted on:1/28/07 11:31 PM
Review Rating: Very Helpful by 28 people   
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Marie Norway said... (8/5/07 7:07 AM) Reply
Thank you so much for interesting views on the coat. I have just ordered the pattern myself. Do you think the fullness would work better with another fabric?
JaneH said... (2/7/07 12:03 PM) Reply
I love the detail of the coat. You did a fantastic job!!
Liana said... (2/5/07 1:31 AM) Reply
How did I miss this review? It looks very nice, and I like your button solution. I've seen frogs like this. They're a long tube of fabric, shaped as shown in the drawing, with a loop at each end. One button is the actual closure, and the other is just for symmetry.
cathy45 said... (2/1/07 10:19 PM) Reply
Exquisite! applause--applause
Debra H said... (1/30/07 3:49 PM) Reply
The pattern was unclear about what it intended for the closures....it showed where buttons would be placed but nothing to indicate buttonholes. Just the word "frog" stamped on the pattern piece.
Cheryl Reeves said... (1/29/07 11:33 PM) Reply
Debra, this is so beautiful. Have you worn it yet? I would love to see a picture of you wearing it.
Ciclista said... (1/29/07 10:49 PM) Reply
Debra - as always an incredible garment. What did the pattern have instead of the horizontal seam at the button line for the button openings?
Heatherrique said... (1/29/07 8:10 PM) Reply
Debra, what a beautiful coat! I always like your interpretation of the pattern - they are always better than what's pictured!
Jan B. said... (1/29/07 5:17 PM) Reply
Gorgeous coat and terrific problem-solving solutions. A wonderful review--be proud.
jnamcd said... (1/29/07 4:13 PM) Reply
Beautiful! I love the velvet collar!
Lori V said... (1/29/07 3:30 PM) Reply
Stunning coat, love the details.
nicegirl said... (1/29/07 1:46 PM) Reply
That is definitely a "uniquely attractive coat," as you say! Fantastic job.
PhyllisC said... (1/29/07 12:19 PM) Reply
Boy I love Marfy coats - this is fabulous!
GorgeousFabrics said... (1/29/07 11:26 AM) Reply
Lovely coat and great review. It vaguely reminds me of Jackie Kennedy's inauguration coat.
OP Gal said... (1/29/07 11:24 AM) Reply
Once again, another beautiful professional-looking garment. I love all the details. Kudos for figuring out all the instructions they don't give. Thanks for another wonderfully detailed review.
dreamdesigner said... (1/29/07 11:16 AM) Reply
Beautiful!
Nancy K said... (1/29/07 10:18 AM) Reply
Another great project. How about a picture on you?
Levone said... (1/29/07 10:11 AM) Reply
Gorgeous coat. I loved reading your review and the process that you went though to create this.
slanden99 said... (1/29/07 10:10 AM) Reply
Very impressive--especially without instructions
Lisette said... (1/29/07 9:37 AM) Reply
Wonderful coat and review.
washer_woman said... (1/29/07 9:37 AM) Reply
Just beautiful, Debra! I really like the way you made the buttonholes - very clever!
carolynw said... (1/29/07 8:57 AM) Reply
Well done Debra - very professional work as usual. You never fail to inspire me!!
2muchfabric said... (1/29/07 8:56 AM) Reply
Wow-- Your coat is absolutely gorgeous! Your tab solution to the pouffy hem creates such charming detail. Thanks for another inspiring review.
Kay Y said... (1/29/07 8:48 AM) Reply
It seems this pattern was not up to Marfy's usual high standard, but nevertheless you have made another stand-out coat. I think your solution for the "frog" trim on the front is perfect since it echoes the topstitching on the back seams.
Em's Summer said... (1/29/07 8:46 AM) Reply
That is a wonderful coat!
BeckyC said... (1/29/07 7:56 AM) Reply
Your coat is beautiful! The velvet collar and the buttons are beautiful on the camel colored fabric. Great review and tips!
Barbara at Cat Fur Studio said... (1/29/07 6:43 AM) Reply
Another beautiful piece by you. Thanks for the comprehensive summary of your process.
Marji said... (1/29/07 6:25 AM) Reply
This looks great. I love how you solved the front closure button dilemma. Thanks for all the info.
hongkongshopper said... (1/29/07 5:40 AM) Reply
I think the coat is stunning. You have done a great job (as usual)!
Danvillegirl said... (1/29/07 5:24 AM) Reply
Great looking coat. Another challenge successfully completed.
Tany said... (1/29/07 4:10 AM) Reply
Stunning indeed! You did a wonderful work!
gaz-mom said... (1/29/07 0:42 AM) Reply
that is stunning!
JenniferBee said... (1/29/07 0:18 AM) Reply
Very unusual coat, looks really good. Thanks for the topstitching tip it makes it stand out well.
 
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