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Pattern Reviews> Onion> 1025 (coat with hood)

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Posted on:9/19/05 4:38 AM
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Clemmie said... (9/21/05 3:43 PM) Reply
Maria, I LOVE your coat!!! The colour and fabric is beautiful. The hook and eyes are just perfect for that style. And I think it looks better without embellishments to distract from the pretty shape and design of the coat.
els said... (9/20/05 8:05 PM) Reply
Hi Maria, thanks for the greeting from the lady in the beautiful fabric shop.Do say hello back to her. Great coat , the design hooks and eyes you found are a nice custom touch. The spots were you sewed those, looks good to me. If your fabric is not very dense you could place a circle of the same fabric underneath at the inside or sew a flat button underneath the hooks and eyes, this way your fabric will not get torn.
tigger said... (9/20/05 0:16 AM) Reply
Maria - I love the coat and the color of the fabric is so gorgeous! Another great Onion pattern for me to buy! :)
Annika said... (9/19/05 7:12 PM) Reply
I like it better without any embellishments! Love the "wienna-pleats" - I don't know what they're called in English either. Great job!
Mary Stiefer said... (9/19/05 11:11 AM) Reply
Gorgeous coat.
Karin Mantefors said... (9/19/05 10:42 AM) Reply
It looks so good Maria, Iīve been looking at that fabric too, I love petrol ! The toogles lookes great, thatīs really the beauty of the onionpatterns, you can really make them your own
Elona said... (9/19/05 10:11 AM) Reply
How pretty, Maria! Nice cat, too.
Gigi Louis said... (9/19/05 9:55 AM) Reply
Absolutely gorgeous! I love the hooks and eyes - I wish I could find some as beautiful here.
drsue said... (9/19/05 9:23 AM) Reply
This is really lovely. The fabric is amazingly beautiful.
Lisette said... (9/19/05 8:10 AM) Reply
Your coat is beautiful, I love the hooks and eyes.
Maychi said... (9/19/05 7:18 AM) Reply
The coat looks great, Maria! Good job!
Asa Hagstrom said... (9/19/05 7:16 AM) Reply
Maria, that's such a nice and cozy-looking coat! I really like your toggles, and the color is perfect on you (but of course you already knew that) :). Did you consider shoulder pads?

Say hi to the Holbaek fabric lady when you see her again! That was my favorite of all the stores we visited in Denmark.

Tini said... (9/19/05 7:03 AM) Reply
kewl! mmh, from what I have seen on the "original" picture, I need that jacket, that I'm wearing too :)
LBJ said... (9/19/05 6:55 AM) Reply
Very nice coat. I love the unfinished edges. It looks really nice on you!
Mlle Laura said... (9/19/05 6:41 AM) Reply
I love your coat and really enjoyed reading your review!
Jblaze said... (9/19/05 5:09 AM) Reply
Really great review and the coat is beautiful! It reminds me of Eileen Fisher designs - very simple and elegant.
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