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Pattern Reviews> LaFred> 110 (Maia Jacket)

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Posted on:8/29/08 6:06 PM
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Review Rating: Helpful by 3 people    Very Helpful by 23 people   
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JamieLiz said... (10/7/08 12:19 PM) Reply
This is really a beautiful jacket. Beautiful style, beautiful fit, perfect fabric.
Michelle99 said... (9/16/08 8:09 AM) Reply
Wow! This is beautiful. And so flattering too. I agree that the seams, both front- and back-side really make this jacket.
denese said... (9/12/08 4:44 AM) Reply
i made the skirt that matches would love to try the jacket but not sure my skills are good enough very very professional looking
cindy-lou said... (9/11/08 10:10 PM) Reply
Marilyn, your jacket is absolutely stellar. I agree with you that the closely-set buttons and the pocket placement really set this jacket apart. This is really a gorgeous garment!
Sweetiebop said... (9/9/08 0:13 AM) Reply
Magnificent. Very classy. excellent skills shown
trishapatk said... (9/8/08 10:35 PM) Reply
This is an extraordinarily lovely jacket. Beautiful workmanship also.
MarilynB said... (9/7/08 2:24 PM) Reply
Thank you everyone for your kind comments. Blue Mooney, yes, other PR members have told me that I look like HM, I only wish I had her bikini body.
blue mooney said... (9/7/08 9:44 AM) Reply
This is a great style on you, and the fit is really refined! Nice job! Has anyone told you you look like Helen Mirren in your avatar?
CarolynGM said... (9/6/08 10:45 AM) Reply
Beautiful! Your linen is gorgeous and perfect for the style. Good move to lengthen the sleeves. You really nailed the fit on this.
Dmd4106 said... (9/5/08 5:34 AM) Reply
Gorgeous jacket, the fit is on the money ! Can't wait to see your "wool " version.
hongkongshopper said... (9/1/08 11:51 PM) Reply
What a lovely jacket. The design is gorgeous and your sewing and fitting skills really show it off. Well done.
PegL said... (9/1/08 5:44 PM) Reply
Your jacket is stunning! Can't wait to see the wool version!
KarmenG said... (8/31/08 6:54 AM) Reply
What a lovely jacket - your workmanship is superior and the fit is perfect. Nice work!
Athene said... (8/31/08 1:52 AM) Reply
A very attractive and beautifully fitted jacket. Definitely worth the time it took to make the muslins.
wreninrome said... (8/30/08 8:59 PM) Reply
very nice and attractive
Karendee said... (8/30/08 8:11 PM) Reply
Your jacket is beautifully made and looks lovely on you. Your planned wool version should be a nice wardrobe addition.
Amanda S. said... (8/30/08 5:35 PM) Reply
Really great! I love the style with all those buttons. The fit is wonderful.
Mufffet said... (8/30/08 3:07 PM) Reply
Beautiful jacket. Love the material and the style on you!
cindyann said... (8/30/08 11:13 AM) Reply
Marilyn, it's fantastic! I love everything about it. Beautiful work. You've convinced me, I need this pattern.
Kellie R. said... (8/30/08 11:01 AM) Reply
I really like your jacket! It's such a great design - the styling, your fabric choice... and those pockets are clever! Youve achieved outstanding fit. Great job all around.
cecelia said... (8/30/08 10:34 AM) Reply
You're right--this is certainly a lady-like jacket. It's lovely and looks wonderful on you. The buttons really set it off.
cathy45 said... (8/30/08 9:56 AM) Reply
Stunning jacket! Beautifully sewn and the pattern has such great lines. It's very flattering on you.
carolynw said... (8/30/08 9:35 AM) Reply
Beautiful jacket - great fit. The buttons add such a nice touch - I think you will get a lot of wear out of this jacket
jbrewer said... (8/30/08 9:33 AM) Reply
Wow, it just looks beautiful on you! Excellent job fitting yourself.
Danvillegirl said... (8/30/08 8:19 AM) Reply
Great looking jacket. I have had this pattern forever and yet to make it. Yours is inspiring,
Fran G said... (8/30/08 8:01 AM) Reply
Beautiful jacket..very classy.
SewingQueenKym said... (8/30/08 6:38 AM) Reply
Lovely jacket. Your sewing is exquisite. Would you leave your sewing skills to me in your will?
Margie T said... (8/30/08 3:56 AM) Reply
Beautifully made jacket. Congratulations.
Lori V said... (8/30/08 2:58 AM) Reply
What a beautiful jacket and such a wonderful fit.
Annette1 said... (8/30/08 1:02 AM) Reply
What a SHARP, SHARP jacket. Fits you PERFECTLY, and look how nice it looks in the BACK with your hair, too? :o) I LOVE IT!
CynthiaSue said... (8/30/08 0:47 AM) Reply
thank you for introducing me to La Fred. Very professional outcome. looks absolutely amazing.
lark said... (8/30/08 0:25 AM) Reply
Beautiful! I have been wanting to make this for awhile now, and have even taken a few different classes with Fred. Your jacket has inspired me to get that pattern.
ryansmumAria said... (8/30/08 0:24 AM) Reply
FABULOUS! You are such a pretty lady...
Ann B. said... (8/30/08 0:11 AM) Reply
What a pretty jacket. It looks just perfect, you'll enjoy wearing it.
Robyn16626 said... (8/30/08 0:02 AM) Reply
Well done, this is just lovely. Thanks for introducing me to LaFred patterns, too.
Darla in PA said... (8/29/08 10:44 PM) Reply
Beautiful jacket! The fit is great.
Karen6790 said... (8/29/08 10:22 PM) Reply
Absolutely beautiful. All your muslins were worth it - you got a beautiful fit, and you will wear this forever.
RMJ said... (8/29/08 9:53 PM) Reply
Very nice fitted jacket - and you've introduced me to a pattern company I hadn't heard of before. Nice to know they have great instructions.
AmyG said... (8/29/08 9:34 PM) Reply
Lovely! Exquisite craftsmanship!
Kay Y said... (8/29/08 9:23 PM) Reply
"Ladylike" is the perfect word to describe this. You achieved a beautiful fit!
washer_woman said... (8/29/08 8:25 PM) Reply
Absolutely beautiful! Thank you for sharing this review!
Nancy K said... (8/29/08 8:13 PM) Reply
Really beautiful jacket with superb fit. A winner on you!
marthamyers said... (8/29/08 7:38 PM) Reply
Gorgeous, absolutely gorgeous. Thanks for sharing your review.
cmarie12 said... (8/29/08 7:12 PM) Reply
Beautiful jacket Marilyn! I have had this pattern for some time and have never taken it out of the pkg. It is good to see your version!
Luckylibbet said... (8/29/08 7:10 PM) Reply
Wonderful jacket! It looks like it exquisitely constructed - excellent job! Love the buttons, beautiful touch.
 
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