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Pattern Reviews> Burda> 8168 (Pieced Jacket)

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Posted on:10/18/05 10:26 PM
Review Rating: Helpful by 1 people    Very Helpful by 14 people   
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solosmocker said... (10/2/06 4:17 PM) Reply
I don't believe this! I purchased that exact same fabric at the Fix and looked up this pattern a year later to possibly make it. You did an awesome job and If I make it I will make sure to do a seam treatment that's a little different. The seam lines are very flattering.
Frankie Garcia said... (2/8/06 10:40 AM) Reply
I do agree with everything you said. I would just like to add that being 5' 2" I tried to shorten the pattern which is made to measure for a 5' 6" person. Because the lines are assymetrical it was very hard to match the pattern afterwards and ended up reverting to the original pattern without the adjustments. I myself made this jacket in a dark grey wool with a bright red blanket stitch edge.
hongkongshopper said... (10/22/05 3:12 AM) Reply
Nikki, love the photo! The lights are a nice touch! Oh, and the jacket is pretty swish too!
Georgene said... (10/20/05 10:27 PM) Reply
Nice treatment, very creative. You always put so much thought into your garments, and your excellent work shows off well with this one.
Gigi Louis said... (10/20/05 3:39 PM) Reply
This jacket is beautiful on you! I really like the way you finished the seams.
debra lee said... (10/20/05 8:16 AM) Reply
Beautiful job, I like that jacket very much.
ReeRee said... (10/19/05 9:42 PM) Reply
very nice
Modiste Madness said... (10/19/05 8:25 PM) Reply
I bought this pattern the minute I saw it. I love your version of it. You did a wonderful job.
Judy Williment said... (10/19/05 7:27 PM) Reply
Very cool - that seam treatment is really striking! And the fit on you looks so much better than the boxy-looking line drawing.
sherri2sew said... (10/19/05 11:47 AM) Reply
Thanks for sharing your technique. The results look very nice. I like this jacket, just can't decide if it would work for me. It certainly looks great on you!
CSY said... (10/19/05 10:35 AM) Reply
Outstanding!!!! Looks great on you too.
CarrieA said... (10/19/05 10:24 AM) Reply
That is just great Nikki. Good job!
Teri said... (10/19/05 8:56 AM) Reply
Nikki, your jacket looks great. The seam treament really sets it off.
bunz said... (10/19/05 8:20 AM) Reply
Ah, you beat me to it! I'm planning a couple variations on this jacket, but it's still too warm here :-) Great idea on the lapped seams -- great look.
G_l_e_n_d_a said... (10/19/05 8:03 AM) Reply
What a striking garment! I love the contrasts.
BjP said... (10/19/05 7:27 AM) Reply
Striking use of a double-sided fabric! Great looking seam treatment that really gave this jacket a "wow" factor!
Meguiar said... (10/19/05 7:19 AM) Reply
Great jacket - I love both sides! Nice job with the seam treatment. Thanks for the review.
Danvillegirl said... (10/19/05 7:19 AM) Reply
Great jacket. Love the look of it.
Ceri590 said... (10/19/05 7:06 AM) Reply
Looks better than the drawing on the pattern! Thanks!
Linda E. said... (10/19/05 6:59 AM) Reply
good looking jacket. love the fabric great use of it.
Tiner W said... (10/19/05 6:27 AM) Reply
Great color! I love this jacket!
Cornelia said... (10/19/05 5:34 AM) Reply
Very nice jacket. Thanks for the illustration for the seam finish. That really looks sharp.
carolynD43 said... (10/19/05 4:08 AM) Reply
Love that jacket (and I almost bought that very fabric at Fabric Fix). I have some felted wool jersey that would be perfect for this. Gonna pick up this pattern tonight. Thanks for an excellent review.
Vonnevo said... (10/19/05 1:34 AM) Reply
Love it Nikki ! The seam detail is nice. Thanks for your review :)
Elona said... (10/19/05 1:19 AM) Reply
Striking, Nikki! What great use of color, too.
Lilibet said... (10/18/05 10:41 PM) Reply
Great jacket and your stitching detail looks very effective.
QuickFade said... (10/18/05 10:40 PM) Reply
Very nice looking jacket! Looks great on you! Thanks for the review!
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