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Reviewed by:Kellie R.

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Posted on:1/7/11 12:59 PM
Last Updated:1/7/11 11:13 PM
Review Rating: Very Helpful by 11 people   
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Vonnevo said... (5/6/13 2:48 AM) Reply
A beautiful jacket !! Thank you for your VH review and posting all the photos and tips :) I was originally planning on making a cape, but wanted my arms free for carrying bags etc. Now revisiting this pattern and sewing up my stash.
Laurie Lou said... (3/9/11 12:37 PM) Reply
Darling jacket and love the wool choice and bias cut bottom. I do have this wonderful pattern and now will have to pull it and make it for NEXT fall! And thanks so much for taking the time to post all the great photos of the construction...very helpful! Laurie
lamstu said... (1/9/11 1:15 AM) Reply
Beautiful jacket! Looks really well-made, and an excellent review, with styling tips too. Some of the vintage styles are still so wearable, as you show so beautifully in your outfit.
Kellie R. said... (1/8/11 7:35 PM) Reply
Thank you for all of your very nice comments! The wool was a great quality piece of fabric and a real joy to work with. I have some leftover and plan to make a skirt from it. :)
Danvillegirl said... (1/8/11 6:53 PM) Reply
What a lovely jacket. Love how you used the fabric.
valerie sews said... (1/8/11 6:06 PM) Reply
I've had this pattern for a long time too. Your jacket is stunning.
Rhoda K said... (1/8/11 10:22 AM) Reply
A great looking jacket - very stylish. Love the fabric, too.
squirrellypoo said... (1/8/11 5:29 AM) Reply
Gorgeous and so chic!! Great use of that fabric, too. Thanks for the comprehensive review!
Kayseri said... (1/8/11 3:50 AM) Reply
What a great jacket, and beautifully made.
SewWil said... (1/7/11 11:50 PM) Reply
Beautiful jacket. Great review. Thanks for all of the pictures.
LJane said... (1/7/11 11:44 PM) Reply
I love the shape of this. And that fabric is perfect- the colors are beautiful.
Annette1 said... (1/7/11 11:25 PM) Reply
Ooooooooo, how PRETTY you look in this jacket and the entire outfit. That fabric really IS gorgeous, made even more so with that sleek lining. As usual, your construction is PERFECT. Great BOOTS, too!
Leslie Bonner said... (1/7/11 8:15 PM) Reply
Lovely jacket - thank you for all the pics.
Christas said... (1/7/11 7:01 PM) Reply
That style looks so nice on you! The wool is such a pretty one and makes such a pretty jacket! Thank you so much for the organza tip and the information on the sizing. I have had this pattern in my stash for such a long time - it's much closer to the top after seeing your version!
Elemenopeo said... (1/7/11 6:20 PM) Reply
Just lovely.
Baba Yaga said... (1/7/11 1:22 PM) Reply
What a nice job you did - a beautiful pairing of pattern and fabric. Well done!
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