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Reviewed by:Amanda L

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Member since: 4/24/02
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Posted on:11/11/02 2:10 PM
Review Rating: Helpful by 1 people    Very Helpful by 6 people   
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Gigi Louis said... (12/23/02 11:45 AM) Reply
Amanda, this jacket looks so great on you!
Amanda L said... (12/22/02 9:25 PM) Reply
Julia, I am desperate for some new curtains and may have to cave and make some! I think the New Yorker, with its Asian styling, would be good on a petite figure. The waistline would probably be closer to your actual waistline than it is to mine. Just be sure not to make it too big. Good luck!
Julia Graham said... (12/22/02 9:07 PM) Reply
Amanda, great review! Thanks. Clothes really are _much_ more interesting to sew than curtains. :-) You're choosing great patterns -- I would never have looked twice at the Sausalito top, but yours are very attractive. Part of that may be that you're tall-ish and well proportioned... Do you think the New Yorker jacket would work on a 5'2" slightly pear-shaped person?
CatherineN said... (12/3/02 5:00 PM) Reply
This is an intriguing pattern. Looks very nice on you.
Amanda L said... (11/13/02 0:53 AM) Reply
Thanks. I just gave this jacket the 'all day wear' test and I have to passed with flying colors! Totally comfy, never came unwrapped, and the only thing that wrinkled was the tie!
Deepika said... (11/13/02 0:14 AM) Reply
Amanda, love that jacket!!
Nan said... (11/11/02 10:29 PM) Reply
Thanks for the detailed review, can't wait to see the pic!
Amanda L said... (11/11/02 4:09 PM) Reply
Something is wrong with the Yahoo photo site. I'm trying to access it to post another review, and am running into the same message.
CatherineN said... (11/11/02 4:05 PM) Reply
Could not see your photo, got a "this page could not be displayed".
Lori V said... (11/11/02 3:32 PM) Reply
I really like your jacket - thanks for a very helpful review
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