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Reviewed by:Ann Smith
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Posted on:6/6/06 2:26 PM
Last Updated:6/6/06 8:57 PM
Review Rating: Helpful by 7 people    Very Helpful by 7 people   
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Mufffet said... (6/9/06 9:22 PM) Reply
Lovely work, and lovely fabric.
PhyllisC said... (6/7/06 7:58 PM) Reply
I love the instant deal you struck with Sandra! That's a great story.
Harriet Rogers said... (6/7/06 6:03 PM) Reply
I love everything about this: the ruched collar, the color, the embroidery. If I owned this, I'd wear at least once a week! Truly beautiful.
KAB said... (6/7/06 4:29 PM) Reply
Beautiful attention to detail and you've quite an eye for color. Love it!
Barbara at Cat Fur Studio said... (6/7/06 3:18 PM) Reply
What a beautiful marriage of design and materials. Great job!
Nancy K said... (6/7/06 7:59 AM) Reply
Fantastic garment you've made your own. Nice combinations and details
Lilibet said... (6/7/06 2:15 AM) Reply
This looks wonderful on you. The ruched collar, the silvery fabric and touches of red are a lovely combination. Thank you for the info on sizing. My figure is similar to yours and I keep needing to have it reinforced that less ease is more flattering.
hongkongshopper said... (6/6/06 10:06 PM) Reply
REally nice! The embroidery was a good idea and gives it that special touch, ties the colours in well.
bunz said... (6/6/06 9:31 PM) Reply
Another beaut, Ann!
Renee Stauffer said... (6/6/06 9:08 PM) Reply
Wow, Ann, that is a gorgeous vest!
licarritc said... (6/6/06 9:02 PM) Reply
I made a version as an outerware vest in wool coating and loved it!!! Yours is GORGEOUS!
Vonnevo said... (6/6/06 8:17 PM) Reply
Beautiful Ann. The embroidery is lovely, which embroidery design have you used?
CarolynGM said... (6/6/06 6:37 PM) Reply
I think Sandra designs these patterns just for you.
sewsue said... (6/6/06 6:14 PM) Reply
Your vest is beautiful.
jewelea said... (6/6/06 5:36 PM) Reply
I was just contemplating this pattern for a piece of brocade that was calling out to me. It looks terrific on you, another stellar garment for your wardrobe. Surely you must have a hard time deciding what to wear with so many outstanding choices.
oracle said... (6/6/06 3:08 PM) Reply
So great to see this pattern reviewed. I haven't made mine up yet. How would you compare it to the Mimosa vest you recently reviewed in terms of fit and ease of construction? And which one do you like better, and why?
milwaukee_kelly said... (6/6/06 2:46 PM) Reply
Stunning garment Ann! I love the side panels and hand made frogs.
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