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Pattern Reviews> BurdaStyle Magazine> 02-2008-116 (Ruffled Vest)

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Posted on:10/25/08 7:42 AM
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yorkshire lass said... (10/28/08 7:13 AM) Reply
Gorgeous. I have this on my ever lengthening things to do list, but I am sure I couldn't make a version as nice as yours.
Margie T said... (10/26/08 5:52 PM) Reply
I love your vest - beautifully crafted.
Sigrid. said... (10/26/08 9:47 AM) Reply
Love this vest with the peplum. It looks great on you. Your version convinces me to add this to the to sew list.
Sharon1952 said... (10/26/08 8:23 AM) Reply
Clean and neat looking, no frills is nice! Very flattering on you.
Allie in Hong Kong said... (10/26/08 5:18 AM) Reply
Gorgeous, I've had my eye on this one too and without the ruffles it looks more appropriate for cooler weather. Thanks for showing the side shaping too, it's hard to see that detail in the magazine.
Annette1 said... (10/26/08 4:25 AM) Reply
Really a lovely vest. I love the lines of it. You look GREAT!
Catbird said... (10/25/08 7:06 PM) Reply
It looks great on you! Thank you for the tip about the grainline on the collar. I traced this a while back but haven't made it yet, so I'll follow your lead and change the grain. Nice work!
Amanda S. said... (10/25/08 6:48 PM) Reply
Kbenco said... (10/25/08 1:47 PM) Reply
Your vest looks terrific. I really like the side view photo, it shows the shaping really well. Thanks for the detail about the stripe directions, that difference would bother me too!
cleandirty said... (10/25/08 1:29 PM) Reply
Glad to see this works so well without the ruffles!!!
sewtime said... (10/25/08 12:30 PM) Reply
Very nice!!!! Great fit!
Christas said... (10/25/08 12:10 PM) Reply
This looks so nice. The fit is wonderful!
crisford said... (10/25/08 11:52 AM) Reply
Well, you left out the "secret" to this vest, but there is still a lot of detail remaining to look beautiful, such as the peplum shaping. It definitely looks feminine without the ruffles--I love it and I will have to try it!
Re Becca said... (10/25/08 11:24 AM) Reply
That really looks good on you, so chic and professional. You did a good job working around the side-seam issue. I have done that myself and it is really frustrating.
Peacock Chic said... (10/25/08 11:04 AM) Reply
absolutely gorgeous! I really have loved this vest for some time and yours just looks wonderful. Definitely moves this vest back to the top of the list!!
Nancy K said... (10/25/08 10:31 AM) Reply
Beautiful save! Looks wonderful on you.
Seaspur said... (10/25/08 10:26 AM) Reply
Very nice looking vest, great job!!
SexiSadi said... (10/25/08 9:51 AM) Reply
Great looking vest. And I agree, Burda WOF instructions are easy if you leave out the welt pockets and ruffel stuff!
Kay Y said... (10/25/08 9:38 AM) Reply
I think your vest turned out great - without the ruffles it's a classic.
Lori V said... (10/25/08 8:15 AM) Reply
Great vest and great use of leftover fabric.
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