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Pattern Reviews> BurdaStyle Magazine> 12-2009-102 

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Reviewed by:mylittleelephant

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Posted on:2/11/10 9:45 AM
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Review Rating: Helpful by 1 people    Very Helpful by 16 people   
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Athene said... (4/26/10 10:08 PM) Reply
A fabulous coat. Well worth the cost and the effort.
Jane S said... (2/13/10 7:26 PM) Reply
What a beautiful, chic coat. You look wonderful and added details that make it so special.
becca a said... (2/13/10 8:47 AM) Reply
Lovely coat! Your belts are great. Thanks for the very helpful review.
marjenann said... (2/12/10 6:54 PM) Reply
Your new coat could easily be featured in a fashion magazine. It is truly stunning!!! Super review too!!
SVN said... (2/12/10 3:09 PM) Reply
I'm very impressed by your ingenious interlining... I might not make this particular coat (although your version is enough to tempt me), but will definitely remember the windproof lining idea for any coats I do make!
SVN said... (2/12/10 3:03 PM) Reply
Oops - double post!
mylittleelephant said... (2/12/10 10:33 AM) Reply
Thank you so much everyone for lovely comments, I am glad that my worn out previously- called- shawls have been accepted so positively :-), the truth was that it was snowing heavily on that day and I just didn't want to go out shopping, so needed to find something alternative in the house, but it seems to have turned out perfect, and that is why I can seldom throw away left over fabric and why the room is cluttered with it...........
Becky Coleman said... (2/12/10 9:32 AM) Reply
Beautiful work and great details, as always. A nylon lining is wise in cold climates & helpful in windy ones.
pt6356 said... (2/12/10 7:53 AM) Reply
Lovely! I like this style of coat, and it looks great on you. Thank you for such a detailed review.
Rebecca D said... (2/12/10 6:42 AM) Reply
Your coat is beautiful and so stylish. Thanks for all the information on your improvements, additions and modifications. Very helpful.
yorkshire lass said... (2/12/10 5:53 AM) Reply
Really lovely coat and I love the idea of using shawls as interlining. Really clever idea.
CynthiaSue said... (2/12/10 0:21 AM) Reply
looks so professional. i love the inside. you make me want to have better sewing skills.
Sarsez said... (2/12/10 0:13 AM) Reply
Excellent coat, excellent review and j'adore the buckle!
Kellie R. said... (2/11/10 9:26 PM) Reply
Very nice! Sharp coat!
katib said... (2/11/10 6:47 PM) Reply
This is a beautiful coat! i usually like more fitted coats myself, but I can see why you like this particular one so very much. Also, thank you for including a picture of your interlining. It made me smile!
librarylady said... (2/11/10 6:04 PM) Reply
Beautiful... will go look this up. And love the shawls for interlining.
nicegirl said... (2/11/10 5:53 PM) Reply
So very stylish! And it sounds nice and warm.
Twinset said... (2/11/10 2:49 PM) Reply
Great coat and wonderful hand sewing on the lining! Love the fabric, and thanks for bringing this pattern to our attention!
Diane E said... (2/11/10 2:08 PM) Reply
What a gorgeous coat, and what inspired use of shawls for interlining. Smart construction and very smart to wear.
Justiina said... (2/11/10 12:47 PM) Reply
Beautiful! I'm so glad you reviewed this, since I am always on the look-out for "roomy but slightly shaped" coats and had overlooked this! Yours is gorgeous!
CShelley said... (2/11/10 12:24 PM) Reply
CissieW said... (2/11/10 10:41 AM) Reply
Great looking coat! You did a wonderful job, and I adore the red buckle!
Elke said... (2/11/10 10:20 AM) Reply
Gorgeous coat! You did a great job & the fabric is lovely.
Peacock Chic said... (2/11/10 10:08 AM) Reply
wonderful job on the coat!! I totally overlooked this pattern before but your rendition has given me second thoughts. Love it!
joanico said... (2/11/10 9:54 AM) Reply
Really nice! I love the way the buckle makes it so special
crazygrad said... (2/11/10 9:48 AM) Reply
I like it! ANd that buckle is faboo!
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