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Reviewed by:Harriet Rogers
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Posted on:10/13/09 2:53 PM
Review Rating: Helpful by 1 people    Very Helpful by 19 people   
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Ann Smith said... (10/16/09 1:08 PM) Reply
Very lovely. What a great color on you. Your changes to the pocket are a really good idea and one that often needs to be done on patterns (they just don't seem to get that right).
Harriet Rogers said... (10/14/09 6:48 PM) Reply
Thanks for comments, all. Aixoise, the fabric came from Sawyer Brook. It's from Italy, and it's a linen blended with something: I think rayon, but not sure. Dorothy K: ha,ha: my sewing room is not something I'd willingly put in a picture unless Mary Poppins was here first. Picture was taken at G St. Fabrics in Md--where I take a class every Wednesday afternoon.
LollyVee said... (10/14/09 1:53 PM) Reply
You look sooo that jacket in that colour...perfect match!
DorothyK said... (10/14/09 1:09 PM) Reply
Very nice jacket. I like what you did with the pockets. The jacket is simple and versatile. Looks like you could get a lot of use out of it. Is that your (extremely tidy) sewing room?
Barbara V said... (10/14/09 12:38 PM) Reply
What a great looking jacket and beautiful color. The back pleat really adds to this classic swing style. Nice job, especially good idea in reducing bulk in the pocket/hem area.
apple annie said... (10/14/09 8:23 AM) Reply
Fabulous color, one of those happy colors that I am always drawn to no what what season. Great job, enjoy wearing it.
Peggy L said... (10/14/09 7:57 AM) Reply
Another winner!
Rebecca D said... (10/14/09 7:11 AM) Reply
The color is simply gorgeous on you and the style suits you very well.
FreyaStark said... (10/14/09 4:39 AM) Reply
A very smart jacket, and a really delicious colour!
Athene said... (10/13/09 8:55 PM) Reply
Your jacket is wonderful and such a pretty color on you.
Mermie said... (10/13/09 6:51 PM) Reply
Love your jacket. The color is great on you!
sewtime said... (10/13/09 6:28 PM) Reply
Love your jacket!! The bright color and style is beautifully made!
papago said... (10/13/09 5:53 PM) Reply
This looks just beautiful on you. Love it!!!
Judy Wentz said... (10/13/09 5:17 PM) Reply
I have never been a fan of jackets without buttons, but this looks really sharp. I might have to give this a second look. jw
Aixoise said... (10/13/09 5:05 PM) Reply
This looks great on you - line, color, fit - everything. Good call on the pockets, too. What fabric did you use? I may have to sew this one up.
RLL said... (10/13/09 3:24 PM) Reply
Your fabric is very vibrant and I like how you sewed down the pockets (rather than flapping). And I like the pleat in the back for some vertical line. I have looked at this pattern so many times, obviously drawn to it, but keep passing it up. Maybe I won't now that you have reviewed it and consider it a winner.
puddypaws said... (10/13/09 3:15 PM) Reply
Nicely done. Love the color!
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