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Pattern Reviews> Vogue Patterns> 8430 (Marcy Tilton Jacket)

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Posted on:10/28/07 7:30 PM


Review Rating: Helpful by 1 people    Very Helpful by 18 people   
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Leslie Bonner said... (11/1/07 8:16 PM) Reply
Great jacket. I wouldn't have thought to use a woven for this pattern but you came up with the solution in binding the edges.
Athene said... (10/29/07 6:59 PM) Reply
This jacket looks really nice in the houndstooth fabric.
Grammy Gin said... (10/29/07 12:40 PM) Reply
Very pretty jacket.
LindsayT said... (10/29/07 12:08 PM) Reply
This is so chic. I really want to try this pattern too.
cecelia said... (10/29/07 10:22 AM) Reply
Clin, I recently did the same thing with my coats and am now pretty "coatless." I have this pattern and will use it--thanks for a nice review on it--nice jacket!
patsijean said... (10/29/07 10:14 AM) Reply
I think I must get this pattern to add to my growing Marcy Tilton collection. This jacket is beautiful.
Nancy K said... (10/29/07 9:40 AM) Reply
Love the binding on your coat. Opens up a whole range of other fabrics to use. Enjoy, a lovely coat and it's nice to have a quick coat project.
2BSewing said... (10/29/07 8:43 AM) Reply
Beautiful! Love the black and white fabric. Enjoy wearing it.
utz said... (10/29/07 8:38 AM) Reply
Thanks for this review, beautiful result. I have this pattern but I was puzzled about what fabric to use since I didn't want to felt wool, and had no source for loden wool. I'm glad to see a lovely soft wool can be used to beautiful effect - the binding does the trick!
VtMartha said... (10/29/07 8:23 AM) Reply
Thanks for your review - it's a great inspiration. I have the fabric and I have the pattern but I had not thought of combining the two. Brilliant!
marjenann said... (10/29/07 8:16 AM) Reply
Absolutely stunning! I must have one! Canadian ladies have great taste!
Babs42 said... (10/29/07 7:20 AM) Reply
Wow! What a great coat, and you finished it beautifully! Enjoy it!
Annette1 said... (10/28/07 10:07 PM) Reply
Hey, I just recently bought this pattern, so what a timely review. :o) GREAT idea with the silk dupioni binding. I wouldn't have thought of that. I too have a love of coat fabrics -- and have the coats and jackets to prove it. This turned out GREAT. I can imagine how it feels on, too. I can't wait to see your Marfy coat. :o)
Birgitte said... (10/28/07 10:05 PM) Reply
That's just one gorgeous jacket!!
SillyValley said... (10/28/07 9:37 PM) Reply
I like the binding too - it sets off the houndstooth and makes your casual and unconstructed jacket look really sharp!
Mahler said... (10/28/07 9:25 PM) Reply
Congratulations clin ! What a beautiful version of this pattern you did. It is an excellent idea to use biais tape to finish the garment. Bravo vraiment !
Kay Y said... (10/28/07 8:58 PM) Reply
I think the binding is an improvement over the original instructions - it makes this jacket! Love it!
Sharon M said... (10/28/07 8:25 PM) Reply
That is lovely! I really like it made out of this fabric.
svenskaflicka said... (10/28/07 8:05 PM) Reply
Nice fabric choice for this pattern.
CarolynGM said... (10/28/07 8:00 PM) Reply
I love it! I want one too! Great way to hide the collar seam.
LauraTS said... (10/28/07 7:55 PM) Reply
I love your version of this - normally MT patterns are a bit too 'arty' for me, but this is a great use of it with a great fabric.
KarmenG said... (10/28/07 7:42 PM) Reply
Oh that is just lovely! I LOVE it! And Houndstooth is so "In" this season. I am seeing it everywhere in the stores. That is a stunning coat and now I want to make one. Thanks for the inspiration!
TrixieD said... (10/28/07 7:36 PM) Reply
Terrific addition to any wardrobe.
 
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