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Pattern Reviews> Kwik Sew> 3427 (Misses Jackets)

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Posted on:2/8/07 11:52 PM
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2BSewing said... (9/14/07 8:08 AM) Reply
Your jacket is beautiful! Fabric is gorgeous. I'm impressed with the alterations you made and to make it less "dowdy".
marthamyers said... (6/18/07 5:15 PM) Reply
Your result is gorgeous. Thanks for sharing.
artist1lisa said... (2/11/07 7:38 PM) Reply
Beautiful jacket.It looks much more enticing than the pattern cover illustration.You did a great job changing the sleeve.Very stylish.
sophronia said... (2/10/07 5:43 PM) Reply
One of the loveliest garments I've seen on these pattern reviews.
LiZ said... (2/10/07 2:37 PM) Reply
This is a beautiful jacket.
OP Gal said... (2/9/07 11:03 PM) Reply
I think the jacket is lovely. It looks to me from the pattern photo that the peplum is supposed to gap in front--it's a design element. Anyway, I think the jacket looks great and it appears that you did an excellent job of sewing it.
ryan's mom said... (2/9/07 2:14 PM) Reply
It's a beautiful jacket! (And I don't think anyone will know you have issues with it :) !)
sewrose said... (2/9/07 11:24 AM) Reply

sewrose said... (2/9/07 11:06 AM) Reply
Hi Clin, I think the fact that I had to do so much to this pattern to "de-dowdy" it probably led to my conclusion not to recommend it. But I am pleased with what I came up with, ultimately, and so was the wearer.
Linda G said... (2/9/07 9:53 AM) Reply
You may have had a heck of a time sewing this but it is beautiful...
suzanrossi said... (2/9/07 9:33 AM) Reply
Your "tweaking" looks lovely! And what a beautiful fabric.
carolynw said... (2/9/07 8:29 AM) Reply
Saw your "would not recommend" after I looked at the picture and went HUH??? The jacket is lovely. I know you had to make a lot of alterations to get what you wanted but it turned out to be a really beautiful jacket.
Nancy K said... (2/9/07 8:21 AM) Reply
The jacket looks lovely. Isn't changing the pattern part of getting exactly what we want?
krystalkaes said... (2/9/07 8:15 AM) Reply
Ooo. Beautiful.
Sewliz said... (2/9/07 8:00 AM) Reply
The jacket is really pretty! Lovely sewing. Shannon's class was great wasn't it?
jbrewer said... (2/9/07 7:48 AM) Reply
Very lovely! The collar rolls beautifully. Great job
Gold said... (2/9/07 7:00 AM) Reply
Nice jacket love the fabric.
Sew4Fun said... (2/9/07 1:54 AM) Reply
Beautiful jacket!
Diane E said... (2/9/07 0:48 AM) Reply
This jacket is really beautiful. The shawl collar switch was inspired, and the sleeves are very very elegant. Thanks for the review and the reminder that you don't have to follow the pattern as drafted. Pretty pretty buttons!
Donna H said... (2/9/07 0:31 AM) Reply
Your jacket is beautiful and I love the fabric....gorgeous.
motomoda said... (2/9/07 0:02 AM) Reply
I think this looks lovely! I agree with you about changing the sleeve to a long, unpuffy one. Thanks for your very helpful comments.
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