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Pattern Reviews> Butterick> 3938 (Jacket)

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Reviewed by:Mary Stiefer
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Posted on:5/4/06 0:58 AM
Last Updated:5/4/06 1:00 AM
Pattern Size:Plus-Sized 

Review Rating: Helpful by 4 people    Very Helpful by 6 people   
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StitchQueen101 said... (5/7/06 12:50 PM) Reply
Very Nice! ps I think I have a photo like that too - no makeup, hair amuck, - but hey you look great! No one would know the better... Where do you get your fabric..I like! I like the lowered V neck too for a jacket, you did a nice job!
nina001ca said... (5/5/06 11:28 AM) Reply
Wonderful jacket, and really like the V-shaped neckline. I appreciate the tips about dealing with the fleece.
Jennifer shaw said... (5/4/06 10:51 PM) Reply
Mary, your jacket is just so perfect and it fits you beautifully!! That is a great idea to make the lowered V neckline.
mamakooz said... (5/4/06 9:19 PM) Reply
Mary, your jacket looks great!!
ryan's mom said... (5/4/06 8:53 PM) Reply
That's a great-looking jacket! And the fit looks awesome. Wonderful job!!
BjP said... (5/4/06 5:10 PM) Reply
Your jacket looks great on you. Nice job!
Runrover said... (5/4/06 2:19 PM) Reply
Mary, the jacket looks lovely on you. I love your fabric and the fit is fantastic. I think the v-neckline is very attractive and was a smart design change. Cynthia
ReneeSews said... (5/4/06 1:06 PM) Reply
I love your jacket you did a great job! That is probably a pattern I would have looked over and passed on due to the pictured styles. But with your "thinking outside the pattern" it inspires me that I need to think more along that line also when choosing patterns and be more creative.
wvsher said... (5/4/06 1:04 PM) Reply
Great job on the cardigan, and it looks very nice on you.
Elemenopeo said... (5/4/06 12:34 PM) Reply
What a cute summer jacket. It looks nice on you.
FloraNature said... (5/4/06 9:37 AM) Reply
I also think it is so much easier to put this type of sleeve in "in the flat". I agree with you about putting the shoulder seam to the front, the shoulder dart naturally makes it want to lie that way, especially with thicker fabric. Your jacket looks so comfy - I'm sure you'll get lots of wear out of it this summer!
Tiner W said... (5/4/06 9:20 AM) Reply
That's a good looking jacket!
sewnbysf said... (5/4/06 9:01 AM) Reply
I like the alterations you made to the jacket.
Linda F said... (5/4/06 7:27 AM) Reply
Great review. I liked the idea of changing the neckline. That should be the perfect weight for chilly summer nights.
SewVeryTall said... (5/4/06 6:37 AM) Reply
What a cute fabric! I like the lowered V-neckline, and great fit...looks so cozy comfy.
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