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Pattern Reviews> Marfy> 1037 (short trench coat)

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Posted on:10/5/06 10:08 PM


Review Rating: Helpful by 2 people    Very Helpful by 9 people   
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cecelia said... (10/10/06 11:56 AM) Reply
Very nice job--love the fabric color and the lining, You did good work. I can sense the amount of it it took to make this coat!
Re Becca said... (10/6/06 9:20 PM) Reply
WAY TO GO! This looks stunning. Are those real pockets on the front? One thing I don't like about those patterns is that you can't tell which patterns have pockets vs. just flaps. You will be so proud of this "mountain" for years!
SBanks said... (10/6/06 8:55 PM) Reply
Really sharp coat! Very classic - the effort you put in will last for years.
ACB said... (10/6/06 3:39 PM) Reply
Great looking trench, love the plaid!
carolynw said... (10/6/06 3:00 PM) Reply
Wonderful job - just love the lookof your coat!
Erica B. said... (10/6/06 2:14 PM) Reply
What a cute little trench! I love the contrast plaid fabric!
Moxie said... (10/6/06 12:51 PM) Reply
Wow! You turn out very professional work.
cindyann said... (10/6/06 10:39 AM) Reply
Lovely job on this coat. Your detailed topstitching really makes it wonderful.
squirrellypoo said... (10/6/06 9:10 AM) Reply
It looks fantastic! It was definitely worth all your hard work.
Kay Y said... (10/6/06 8:44 AM) Reply
Having made a trench myself recently from a sueded microfibre-type fabric, I very much appreciate the amount of work you put into this coat, which looks professionally-made to me (thanks for the detailed pics). I am hoping to dive into a test Marfy sometime this winter so love reading about these patterns.
Nancy K said... (10/6/06 8:38 AM) Reply
Wow! I am impressed with your perserverence. Such a complicated pattern without any instructions is certainly tricky. It looks really professional and I know that microfiber is not the easiest fabric to sew.
beth5646 said... (10/6/06 8:13 AM) Reply
Absolutely superb. Thanks for the review.
CarolynGM said... (10/6/06 7:20 AM) Reply
Amazing coat. Sounds like it was quite a challenge. I hope you enjoy wearing it.
Liana said... (10/6/06 2:00 AM) Reply
It is beautiful! What lovely details, and the plaid lining is so cute. Very nice!
Barbara R said... (10/6/06 1:41 AM) Reply
This is so professional-looking! Great job! I am very impressed that you did something this nice with no instructions! Wow.
Dale C said... (10/6/06 0:59 AM) Reply
Very Nice! and the rest of your work looks great too. BTW, I love your piano! Do you play?
Nancywin said... (10/6/06 0:45 AM) Reply
Very nice detailing - the topsitching really makes a difference. Like Izzy, I, too, will be admiring Marfy from afar for a while.
Lori V said... (10/6/06 0:35 AM) Reply
Very beautiful.
AndreaP said... (10/6/06 0:21 AM) Reply
Wow, great trench coat.
Cathy Loves Fabric said... (10/6/06 0:15 AM) Reply
Wonderful job on your trench coat. I took a look at the rest of your portfolio and your work looks so professional.
speedythemouse said... (10/5/06 11:40 PM) Reply
Great job on the coat. It passes my success test. If I saw it in the window would I want to try it on ? You bet. The plaid lining is a great touch too. As for climbing mountains because they're their, I agree. Really no point in doing it twice. I will be admiring Marfy patterns from afar for a while at least. Thanks for the review.
 
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