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Pattern Reviews> BurdaStyle Magazine> 09-2008-133 (Faux lamb coat)

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Posted on:12/26/08 8:40 PM
Last Updated:12/26/08 9:07 PM
Pattern Size:Plus-Sized 


Review Rating: Helpful by 2 people    Very Helpful by 9 people   
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dbsewer said... (12/30/08 7:49 AM) Reply
FYI, Burda rates this pattern two and a half circles (good for skilled beginners to intermediate) but I disagree with this rating if you're making it in faux fur. BWOF gives the same rating to this jacket without any collar in a regular fabric. Fur is a bit tougher to work with. Their more advanced ratings are all on patterns with notched collars which I find easy to sew. Go figure. :-) Thanks for all the feedback.
Sigrid. said... (12/29/08 11:02 AM) Reply
Beautiful coat. I've never sewn with this kind of fabric, looks like I must try sometime. Thanks for the tips on sewing this.
mylittleelephant said... (12/29/08 8:40 AM) Reply
This is gourgeous and yeah, trendy baby! I am not quite ready to try faux fur right now but when I finally do, I will come back on your tips, thanks for the review.
nancy2001 said... (12/27/08 6:07 PM) Reply
Beautiful coat. I bought some inexpensive faux persian lamb at Fabric.com but haven't been brave enough to use it yet.
Robin Denning said... (12/27/08 4:16 PM) Reply
Lovely coat and thanks for the tips on sewing with faux fur.
Karendee said... (12/27/08 12:58 PM) Reply
Absolutely beautiful coat!
gatorgirl4325 said... (12/27/08 11:31 AM) Reply
That is one great looking coat - the fabric is wonderful!
Robin S said... (12/27/08 11:09 AM) Reply
Very pretty and rich looking.
Deepika said... (12/27/08 10:09 AM) Reply
Denise, the coat is gorgeous! I am on a coat kick lately and you've really inspired me to sew with this fabric. So lovely!
VtMartha said... (12/27/08 9:56 AM) Reply
Mmmm! Yummy!
michellep74 said... (12/27/08 1:18 AM) Reply
Gorgeous coat! Your niece is very lucky!
Trixie1955 said... (12/26/08 11:09 PM) Reply
On that bottom photo link, I copy and pasted it without that last " at the very end. I was able to see the coat and really thought it was a major accomplishment! Very nice.
Athene said... (12/26/08 9:51 PM) Reply
Oooh - so very posh looking - I love faux persian lamb.
Olivia Sews said... (12/26/08 9:45 PM) Reply
Thanks for the tip on sewing faux fur. Your coat is very pretty. I have looked at that fur at EOS but too scared to cut into fabric that expensive. :(
dbsewer said... (12/26/08 8:57 PM) Reply
Sorry, I can't get the photo function to work properly. I'll try again when I'm not so irritated.
 
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