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Pattern Reviews> BurdaStyle Magazine> 04-2008-107 

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Reviewed by:Mlle Laura

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Posted on:5/11/08 4:30 PM
Pattern Size:Petite 

Review Rating: Helpful by 3 people    Very Helpful by 15 people   
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Mahogany Stylist said... (5/16/08 8:41 PM) Reply
Beautifully made. I love everything about your version of this smart jacket.
kim*brown said... (5/13/08 3:33 PM) Reply
Too cute!
fuzzygalore said... (5/13/08 2:29 PM) Reply
I hated the ruffled sleeves - your version is fabulous.
morzel said... (5/13/08 1:25 PM) Reply
Well done! I traced this pattern two weeks ago but didn´t get around to sewing it yet. I was also looking for full sleeves, will try the one you took. Thanks for the review!
born2bead said... (5/13/08 10:54 AM) Reply
Looks very professional and I can see your attention to detail - very neat and clean looking!
Gelbean said... (5/13/08 3:59 AM) Reply
I think you have made the perfect jacket. Excellent job on all of the details. I love it.
hongkongshopper said... (5/12/08 11:24 PM) Reply
Great looking jacket!
loohoo44 said... (5/12/08 4:17 PM) Reply
oh wow, you've done an amazing job with this, I love every detail of it!!
Erica B. said... (5/12/08 2:42 PM) Reply
Initially, this pattern did not "speak" to me. I love the changes you made. So much more fashionable!
LindsayT said... (5/12/08 11:26 AM) Reply
Well done! I hope the coat I plan on making this summer turns out as great as this one.
Seamingly Simple said... (5/12/08 11:11 AM) Reply
As much as I liked the ruffled cap sleeves on Burda's version, I can see that having real sleeves will be more practical. This is a fabulous-looking jacket.
So So said... (5/12/08 10:40 AM) Reply
Great morphing! What a fabulous wee jacket.
cathy45 said... (5/12/08 8:59 AM) Reply
Beautiful, professional-looking jacket.
Modiste Madness said... (5/12/08 8:57 AM) Reply
Fantastic coat. You did a great job of putting this together.
Catbird said... (5/12/08 8:48 AM) Reply
This is great! I love the way you mixed and matched sleeves and collars from other BWOF patterns and came up with something that looks like a piece of perfection. Love the lining, too!
cindyann said... (5/12/08 8:00 AM) Reply
Great jacket! I think your modifications are terrific. Glad to see you back.
squirrellypoo said... (5/12/08 7:56 AM) Reply
Absolutely gorgeous!
Beek said... (5/12/08 7:48 AM) Reply
Beautiful jacket. I love your choice of lining fabric. Your jacket will look as lovely thrown over the back of your chair as it does while wearing it.
Squeezylemon said... (5/12/08 7:30 AM) Reply
What fantastic work-woman-ship! A beautiful jacket on you.
Mahler said... (5/11/08 11:16 PM) Reply
Votre version de cette veste est génial. Really a brilliant interpretation ! Bravo Mlle Laura !
Lori V said... (5/11/08 9:46 PM) Reply
This is such a stunning jacket.
Second Avenue said... (5/11/08 9:00 PM) Reply
Excellent workmanship! What sewing books do you recommend?
Christina Sonja said... (5/11/08 8:50 PM) Reply
This is sooo chic. Well done!
Flying Seamstress said... (5/11/08 8:09 PM) Reply
WOW, I love your perfect coat! Truly impeccable work of art.
Vivienne said... (5/11/08 6:51 PM) Reply
Very beautiful coat. And, wow, that hair cut is dangerously cute!
cindy-lou said... (5/11/08 6:22 PM) Reply
That is a beautiful, beautiful jacket! Your buttonholes are perfect. What a great creation!
CynthiaSue said... (5/11/08 6:19 PM) Reply
cabinbaby said... (5/11/08 5:59 PM) Reply
Thanks for reviewing this!! Your version looks great. I love the sleeves that you added.
lcavagnolo said... (5/11/08 5:34 PM) Reply
What fantastic topstitching! I also love the lining, of course. This is a great jacket and I hope you'll get lots of wear out of it!
CarolynGM said... (5/11/08 5:24 PM) Reply
Details are impeccable and the fit is divine. I especially like the way you did the pockets with the little darts in the corners. Thanks for all the great photos.
Kay Y said... (5/11/08 5:20 PM) Reply
Thanks for figuring out the new collar and sleeves! Your modified jacket looks fantastic, and I hope to follow your example.
MissCelie said... (5/11/08 5:15 PM) Reply
simply beautiful. I thought that collar looked familiar! I loved this jacket, did not love the pockets or the pleats on the sleeve. What you've done is brilliant.
michellep74 said... (5/11/08 4:47 PM) Reply
Wow, your jacket is gorgeous. It looks great on you!
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