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Pattern Reviews> BurdaStyle Magazine> 09-2006-126 (Coat 126 A)

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Posted on:11/29/06 0:22 AM
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Review Rating: Helpful by 7 people    Very Helpful by 15 people   
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valerie sews said... (12/30/06 1:00 AM) Reply
Gorgeous coat! You inspired me to watch out for this issue of only recently hit the newsstands here. I'll be making it up in our autumn.
ChristineX said... (12/9/06 10:51 PM) Reply
Great coat!
JeanEsther said... (12/4/06 6:00 PM) Reply
Wow! Do you think this would be a good pattern for someone who has never done a coat before? It's gorgeous.
popoagiesmiles said... (12/3/06 12:54 PM) Reply
Very inspiring. Great job!
noknok_nok said... (12/2/06 4:24 AM) Reply
good looking
Margie T said... (12/1/06 10:14 PM) Reply
Great looking coat.
ACB said... (12/1/06 3:37 PM) Reply
That is sharp.....................
Evatgirl73 said... (11/30/06 11:22 AM) Reply
Thanks Ladies! :-) I will definitely post a pic when I get to #2, but it won't be until after the holidays! The boucle is not difficult to sew with, just handle the pieces as little as possible because it ravels and tends to want to shift out of its shape. I interfaced the whole pieces right after cutting them out. All in all, with the adjustments I need, I think this is a great coat pattern and one I will probably use a few more times. All your comments make me really want to start the dusty rose colored one, but I just don't have time... itching to though!! :-D
clare said... (11/30/06 7:28 AM) Reply
love it!!!
kathi s said... (11/30/06 2:11 AM) Reply
Great fit and very professional looking job! Looking forward to it's successor.
patsijean said... (11/30/06 0:29 AM) Reply
I think this is a great casual coat and I love the lining fabric. Yup, you could use another 1/2 to 1 inch length adjustment on the sleeves, but that is noticeable because you pointed it out to us.
mrspenguin said... (11/30/06 0:21 AM) Reply
I'm just a lining away from finishing my 126. I'm taking it very slowly. Thanks for your review. It makes me want to finish mine.
lmg said... (11/29/06 11:32 PM) Reply
Diane E said... (11/29/06 9:25 PM) Reply
Oh this is really beautiful! I need a coat like this! Thanks for the review. Wearable "muslin"? Ha! Just plain wonderful.
hongkongshopper said... (11/29/06 9:21 PM) Reply
Very nice coat! Well done!
Doris W. in TN said... (11/29/06 7:51 PM) Reply
Your coat looks wonderful! You did a great job.
Avril said... (11/29/06 5:21 PM) Reply
Nice ... need I say more
Avril said... (11/29/06 5:20 PM) Reply
Nice ... need I say more
ceedee said... (11/29/06 4:45 PM) Reply
Although you say you are confident your "real" one will be much improved, I don't know how you could make a better looking coat. Love it!
BjP said... (11/29/06 4:08 PM) Reply
This is one fabulous coat! It looks great on you.
jnamcd said... (11/29/06 3:25 PM) Reply
Super! You always make such stylish things--you are in inspiration!!
mirielgw said... (11/29/06 2:18 PM) Reply
very stylish coat! it looks really good with your jeans.
Monica G said... (11/29/06 2:15 PM) Reply
Eva--What a beautiful coat. You look great in it. You are inspiring me to start doing more of my own sewing as well as DD's.
LBJ said... (11/29/06 1:47 PM) Reply
It looks beautiful on you! I love the fabric!
Stacy Sews said... (11/29/06 12:47 PM) Reply
Fantastic, I love yours - it makes me want to get a move on and finish mine! Thanks for the review
PegL said... (11/29/06 12:36 PM) Reply
Great looking coat!
Donna H said... (11/29/06 12:27 PM) Reply
I echo everyone...great looking coat. Was the bloucle difficult to sew with? I have a couple of pieces of it and I'd like to make jackets out of them. Too scared to try. Thanks for this review! Well done!
Erica B. said... (11/29/06 12:18 PM) Reply
Great looking coat... love the lining!
pterion said... (11/29/06 9:59 AM) Reply
Your coat looks terrific!
MelissaB in WA said... (11/29/06 9:24 AM) Reply
Ooo la la Eva, you look hot girl!!!! I really need a jacket like that - like you said, something that is functional and grown-up, but not too fancy. It's awesome and you've inspired me - thanks for the helpful review! :-)
Patti B said... (11/29/06 9:24 AM) Reply
Gorgeous coat! Wow! It is just smashing on you; can't wait to see the next one.
carolynw said... (11/29/06 8:58 AM) Reply
Anm always checking coatrs out in the stores - if I saw yours I would buy it!! So very nice!!
Nickle said... (11/29/06 8:48 AM) Reply
Your coat looks great on you. Very nice.
BeckyC said... (11/29/06 7:44 AM) Reply
Wow! What a wonderful coat on you! The fit is terrific and fabric is fabulous for this style.
Debbie Cook said... (11/29/06 7:37 AM) Reply
Great coat Eva! Very stylish for a SAHM too!
SewVeryTall said... (11/29/06 7:22 AM) Reply
I love the lines of this coat, and your choice of fabric is just beautiful...well done!
2BSewing said... (11/29/06 6:31 AM) Reply
Your coat and fabric looks wonderful! Don't you love it when a muslin becomes wearable? Great job!
ryan's mom said... (11/29/06 5:56 AM) Reply
Looks terrific! You did an excellent job on your coat!!
Tany said... (11/29/06 4:11 AM) Reply
It looks wonderful! This one is in my "to do" list too!
yorkshire lass said... (11/29/06 3:21 AM) Reply
What a lovely coat which looks comfortable and smart. I do hope you will add to the review when you make the boucle one, I'd love to see that one too.
CarolynD said... (11/29/06 3:00 AM) Reply
Beautiful coat.
regine said... (11/29/06 2:40 AM) Reply
Stunning coat, beautifully made, congratulations
Vonnevo said... (11/29/06 1:59 AM) Reply
Fabulous Eva !!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
Sewbe said... (11/29/06 0:45 AM) Reply
Nice job!
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