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Posted on:3/16/08 4:05 AM
Pattern Size:Plus-Sized Regular 

Review Rating: Very Helpful by 34 people   
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cheesemonkey said...
Your modifications, plus the crepe fabric (as opposed to the misguided gabardine they used in the photo) make this jacket fabulous! You are a genius.
3/3/09 12:41 PM
Aunt Gail said...
i have viewed this so often...and never leave a note so this time I shall. Tne plaid trim and the jacket are jus tfine, fine things is making me want to delve STRAIGHT back into sewin. Those toggle cosure are absoluely precios. thanks for sharing it with us.
2/6/09 7:54 AM
Mufffet said...
I am in love with this is a knockout. :) I think it looks terrific on you, and I saw the darker grey kacet as well and it is just lovely. :) Great reviews too.
6/3/08 9:39 AM
sewbright said...
Great Job!
5/14/08 5:03 PM
Lucy in Virginia said...
Wow! Your jacket is beautiful! Love the plaid trim and toggles. Great review. I wouldn't have given this one a second look from the picture on the envelope, but your right the back details are very interesting. Lesson: Always look at the line drawing, too!
3/21/08 12:22 PM
Winifred said...
Lovely jacket and lively colour. Beautiful execution tho' perhaps not the toggles for me.
3/17/08 8:02 PM
Birgitte said...
Okay, you are now officially my Jacket Hero. So meticulous, so sublime... Your review is a "How To Make A Jacket, A-Z, That Will Make Heads Turn".
3/17/08 5:29 PM
Peggy L said...
I love the red and brown together. Another winning jacket!!!
3/17/08 12:42 PM
Karine said...
I love brown and red, too, and your jacket is exceptional. The ruffle and toggle really make it unique and designer-esque! Thanks for the detailed review - very informative.
3/17/08 9:36 AM
ITAdmin said...
Another great review and jacket. I especially like the ruffle.
3/17/08 6:23 AM
Danvillegirl said...
Great looking jacket. So much detailed work. It all paid off.
3/17/08 6:01 AM
Margie T said...
Great review! Beautiful jacket!
3/17/08 0:46 AM
Kbenco said...
Your jacket looks gorgeous, and this is a great, very helpful review. I was most interested to read about your sleeve heading, with your clear pictures, as I have just eased a jacket sleeve with a bias strip, then basted in separate headings, following the instructions in a jacket making book, in which the author is not nearly as good at explanations. Your one step process looks much easier, and I will try it next time. Thank you
3/16/08 7:57 PM
hongkongshopper said...
Great jacket and wonderful review. Your Flickr album is great too! Thanks
3/16/08 5:54 PM
sewbehind said...
I like the way you added your own spin to this jacket. Great colour and like the toggles.
3/16/08 4:18 PM
Grammy Gin said...
You look great in this Annette! Great review, as usual....nicely done details - you know what to use & where to spice up any are so very creative! ;) T-E-R-R-I-F-I-C !
3/16/08 4:14 PM
HeyJane said...
Amazing review. I will be shamelessly copying your ruffling ideas for a vogue 7975. Your coat is absolutely beautiful.
3/16/08 3:41 PM
Erica B. said...
Gorgeous jacket! I love the leather toggles!
3/16/08 2:45 PM
Sigrid. said...
Oh, those ruffles are gorgeous. I'm going to do that sometime (or try to be first to steal this beautiful jacket from you before the other two ladies do!). Very helpful review.
3/16/08 2:33 PM
frame said...
Your jacket looks great! What a wonderful review full of helpful tips including new fitting standards. "Your jacket looks wonderful, BUT can you play pool in it?" :D
3/16/08 2:17 PM
lilyofthevalley said...
Reading your exquisite review is like following the cogitations of a Jacket Genius. Coco Chanel had nothing on you ... well, maybe she would have sewn the flannel ruffle right side up the first time. The jacket itself? I'm deeply in covetous love with it. Marjenann and I come from the same general area; maybe we could carpool on a joint heist and set up a shared custody arrangement. Brava, Annette! I bow to Greatness. -Lily
3/16/08 12:27 PM
Beek said...
Wonderful review and it looks so professional. Love the color red!
3/16/08 10:44 AM
LindsayT said...
Nice work! I'm a sucker for red jackets. Every woman needs at least one, right?
3/16/08 10:25 AM
Heatherrique said...
Love the vibrant red and the stunning style of this jacket, Annette! I also adore either collar on you! So versatile!
3/16/08 10:18 AM
Kay Y said...
Lovely jacket and very helpful review with photos. I may have to buy this pattern...
3/16/08 9:43 AM
Riordan said...
Very pretty--love the lines of the jacket, and your work is impeccable! Very helpful review! I AM buying this pattern (regardless of fasting resolutions)!
3/16/08 9:18 AM
marjenann said...
Annette, please stop this "gorgeousness". I may have to come out there and steal this one!! That double crepe really made a spectacular jacket! I want it, I need it! Annette
3/16/08 9:10 AM
Marji said...
I too like this version. At first glance I thought the ruffle was probably one of those plaid taffeta's, was really surprised to hear that it is a flannel. It lays really nicely. I like the button loops underneath and think they probably will make the closure more secure. What a great idea to make the sleeves on the bias.
3/16/08 8:35 AM
Karen8320 said...
Annette, you've done a superb job with this jacket! It is absolutely gorgeous! I always love the different accents you add to your sewing to give each garment a really individual look. You are a very creative sewist! Once again, your review is fantastic and so wonderfully detailed and helpful. Great work!
3/16/08 8:08 AM
cindy-lou said...
Beautifully inspiring! I love what you have done here. Thanks for the wonderful review!
3/16/08 7:39 AM
CarolynGM said...
What an outstanding review! Your alterations worked well as the jacket looks like a perfect fit.
3/16/08 7:35 AM
bluenines said...
very nice jacket, love the plaid trim thank you for a great review!
3/16/08 6:53 AM
didda said...
very pretty! i usually wear black with red, but now you have me thinking about pairing red with brown. nice combination.
3/16/08 4:23 AM
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