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Pattern Reviews> BurdaStyle Magazine> 08-2007-111 (cape/jacket)

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Reviewed by:Fran G
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Posted on:10/4/07 9:32 AM
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Babouche said... (10/10/07 12:01 PM) Reply
Look at the link :!233346&PRODUCT%3C%3Eprd_id=845524446169977&FOLDER%3C%3Efolder_id=282574491928811&ASSORTMENT%3C%3East_id=1408474399545537&bmUID=1191056868151 Same jacket, for 540 $ !!!
apple annie said... (10/8/07 9:51 AM) Reply
Just fabulous looking,even better seeing it on you in person!!! Can't wait to make it.
RobinE said... (10/6/07 3:35 PM) Reply
Thanks for the review. I'm thinking of diving into my first BWOF pattern too-- and your comments are really helpful. And your capelet looks great! :)
blue mooney said... (10/6/07 8:01 AM) Reply
Your perseverance really paid off! Lovely cape.
Babouche said... (10/6/07 2:55 AM) Reply
thank you very much for the extra photos. I will definitely do it. I would never have guessed it would look so beautiful judging form the bruda photo !!!
Lisa Laree said... (10/5/07 5:05 PM) Reply
This is so cool! (logs off to kick self in posterior for not subscribing to BWOF yet)
Dmd4106 said... (10/5/07 3:05 PM) Reply
Fabulous just fabulous. You did an excellant job. Thanks for the detailed review.
Fran G said... (10/5/07 1:22 PM) Reply
Babouche..I have added a link to a few other photos of this cape. The collar detail, which is just beautiful, is difficult to see because of the black fabric. Others have reviewed this cape, so check their reviews, too!
Babouche said... (10/5/07 11:10 AM) Reply
I was looko,g for a nice looking caot or jacket on this site and yours looks so nice, I think I will make mine ! Is it possible that you put other pictures of it online so we could see the details, the sides, the back ...? thanks in advance !
cecelia said... (10/5/07 8:42 AM) Reply
Very classy. Don't you just love Apple Annie's? I'm glad you got help and finished this.
hongkongshopper said... (10/5/07 2:25 AM) Reply
Fran, well done on finishing! Looks great!
Seamingly Simple said... (10/4/07 10:40 PM) Reply
This cape is so wonderfully dramatic, especially in black. You go, girl!
jnamcd said... (10/4/07 10:25 PM) Reply
Oh my --this is absolutely wonderful!! This wool version might sway me towards trying this --and let me say "try!!" --these reviews of skimpy directions are sort of freaking me out!! But it is also a bit of a challenge --huh? This version reminds me of Cidell's find at Benneton --it is just gorgeous!! Again, great job!
LindsayT said... (10/4/07 6:11 PM) Reply
Tres chic! I'm happy you kept going with it too!
Annette1 said... (10/4/07 5:52 PM) Reply
Well, yours puts theirs (in the photo) to shame, if you ask me. :o) VERY classy in every way.
MissCelie said... (10/4/07 5:37 PM) Reply
It's just beauuuutiful
Vonnevo said... (10/4/07 4:13 PM) Reply
Fran, your perseverance ran dividends! It's fabulous ! Enjoy wearing your very stylish cape jacket.
Squeezylemon said... (10/4/07 11:10 AM) Reply
Great looking jacket Fran! The more I see of this cape the more I am determined to make it - especially since seeing a red wool version with a black button in a shop in Belfast for 410 Stg!!! (about 820 US Dollars!). Thanks for your review and inspiration to try this.
squirrellypoo said... (10/4/07 11:09 AM) Reply
It looks great! What a nice reward for all your perseverance!
Nancy K said... (10/4/07 10:52 AM) Reply
Terrific job. It looks wonderful.
So So said... (10/4/07 10:14 AM) Reply
Well done, looks great with the leather belt.
gatorgirl4325 said... (10/4/07 10:02 AM) Reply
Good for you for sticking with it - your cape looks wonderful!
TrixieD said... (10/4/07 9:52 AM) Reply
It's a beautiful cape, and clearly worth all the trouble. Thanks for the review.
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