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Pattern Reviews> BurdaStyle Magazine> 01-2008-127 (Shawl collar jacket)

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Posted on:6/20/08 10:01 AM
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hongkongshopper said... (8/9/08 9:36 AM) Reply
I have admired this pattern in the magazine and your version is lovely. Great job.
Kbenco said... (6/23/08 10:48 PM) Reply
Your jacket looks like a million dollars. I think your tailoring techniques really show.
Karen8320 said... (6/21/08 8:21 PM) Reply
Fabulous work, Jean. The fabric is lovely and your tailoring techniques have taken this to a very high level. Thanks for a very informative review. Wear this with pride.
patrica said... (6/21/08 8:09 PM) Reply
I just love your jacket, it's so elegent. I have to make this. Great review.
Elle D said... (6/21/08 3:51 PM) Reply
Gorgeous jacket, ditto what everyone else has said above. I am so impressed with your work, both sewing and knitting. Your flickr pictures are a treat.
cindyann said... (6/21/08 10:30 AM) Reply
Outstanding! Very nice work and that fabric is just gorgeous.
redside said... (6/21/08 9:11 AM) Reply
Thank you for this review--the pattern is on my list of things to make. Your jacket is inspiring!
Danvillegirl said... (6/21/08 7:37 AM) Reply
Great looking jacket. Beautiful fabric!
Karine said... (6/21/08 7:14 AM) Reply
Your jacket is truly beautiful. Your attention to detail and professionalism in construction really shows. I can totally see a stunning suit if you had enough fabric for a pencil skirt. Great job!
Dei said... (6/21/08 6:06 AM) Reply
This is absolutely exquisite! What a difference knowing the right techniques can do for a piece.
Christina Sonja said... (6/21/08 2:05 AM) Reply
Stunning - it just screams "expensive"! What a great piece.
Allie in Hong Kong said... (6/21/08 0:43 AM) Reply
Stunning jacket and fabric and a great review too.
Boo97 said... (6/20/08 10:09 PM) Reply
Ronda Rae said... (6/20/08 9:25 PM) Reply
Gorgeous job. I sure hope you got an A on it (if it's for a grade). The sewing is impeccable- the sleeves are perfect, it's just beautiful.
leanmeansewingmachine said... (6/20/08 8:27 PM) Reply
Beautiful jacket and workmanship!
Annette1 said... (6/20/08 8:19 PM) Reply
Beautiful, beautiful jacket. Your fabrics, both fashion fabric and lining, meld into a perfect package. I certainly do admire your workmanship on those pockets, especially in that fabric. They're perfect!
nellc said... (6/20/08 6:54 PM) Reply
This is a beautiful jacket, I think the textured fabric looks gorgeous.
Squeezylemon said... (6/20/08 5:51 PM) Reply
Beautiful suit, and wonderful fabric choices! Thanks for a great review.
nancy2001 said... (6/20/08 4:56 PM) Reply
Really stunning jacket. I bought this issue so I could make the jacket, but I haven't gotten around to it yet. Your success with this pattern tells me I definitely should.
Karen6790 said... (6/20/08 4:32 PM) Reply
Absolutely beautiful. I love your fabric choice, and I agree - a belt would have disrupted the design of the back. You've made something wonderful here.
jbsew said... (6/20/08 2:41 PM) Reply
2BSewing said... (6/20/08 1:41 PM) Reply
Stunning and gorgeous! You did a beautiful job with this jacket. Everything is perfect including the sleeves. Glad you left the back belt off...the fabric alone is very unique. Well done.
Lori V said... (6/20/08 1:21 PM) Reply
What a beautiful jacket.
ALY said... (6/20/08 1:06 PM) Reply
Your jacket is lovely. I especially like how it looks in the matelasse fabric.
AnneMarie60 said... (6/20/08 12:54 PM) Reply
Impeccable job! I love the fabrics.
michellep74 said... (6/20/08 12:27 PM) Reply
Gorgeous jacket. Stunning work!
VtMartha said... (6/20/08 12:05 PM) Reply
What gorgeous garments you make!
Lynnelle said... (6/20/08 11:56 AM) Reply
Very well done. Nice jacket.
MissCelie said... (6/20/08 11:21 AM) Reply
This is exquisite. It's amazing the difference the tailoring techniques make.
sewnsew43 said... (6/20/08 11:17 AM) Reply
Beautiful jacket.
Seamingly Simple said... (6/20/08 11:08 AM) Reply
What an exquisite jacket. I loved the pattern as soon as I saw it, and have been hoping someone would make it. Your attention to detail makes this really special.
Elona said... (6/20/08 11:02 AM) Reply
What a handsome jacket!
SewKnitYKnot said... (6/20/08 10:48 AM) Reply
What a beautiful & elegant jacket! It looks fabulous!
Sweetiebop said... (6/20/08 10:43 AM) Reply
Quality work and it looks great.
sewbehind said... (6/20/08 10:36 AM) Reply
Beautiful jacket. Well done!
Heatherrique said... (6/20/08 10:32 AM) Reply
Sharp and distinctively chic jacket!
yorkshire lass said... (6/20/08 10:26 AM) Reply
Wow, gorgeous work. I loved this jacket as soon as I saw it in the magazine. Your version is absolutely beautiful, much better than the magazine version.
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