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Reviewed by:Ann Smith
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Posted on:1/29/07 3:15 PM
Last Updated:1/29/07 3:40 PM


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Rhoda K said...
Very good review, but I'm not able to see your photos.
1/29/07 3:34 PM
Ann Smith said...
Rhoda K, sorry about that. I fixed the photo links.
1/29/07 3:40 PM
Cheryl Reeves said...
This is beautiful as are all of your garments.
1/29/07 3:56 PM
GorgeousFabrics said...
Your version turned out very nicely, despite the issues with the pattern.
1/29/07 4:31 PM
Mary Stiefer said...
Another fashionable item to add to your ever expanding wardrobe. Very nice.
1/29/07 5:05 PM
CarolynGM said...
Great save using the tucks.
1/29/07 6:30 PM
Nancywin said...
Very cool! You will get lots of compliments on this one!
1/30/07 1:10 AM
Danvillegirl said...
Like the external tucks as a design as well as a fitting technique.
1/30/07 5:18 AM
AnneM said...
Very interesting review. You got nice results, with your creative solution to the folds. For me, boring raglan sleeves will do but I'll just start w/ a raglan sleeve style! Good to see a batch of reviews from you; they are always fun to see.
1/30/07 7:50 AM
Harriet Rogers said...
Ann: your jacket is lovely with the folds. I made this years ago in a very soft fabric: http://www.friendsofpr.com/harrietr/sw_missionjacket.jpg and I didn't feel there was too much excess fabric. I actually love this pattern once I figured out a way to turn the front fold back without the hem showing. Your external tucks are a great touch with your fabric. If you read my review, I had planned to make again, but forgot about it (too many fabrics/patterns, so little time). Your review will serve as a reminder: I even know what fabric I want to use!
1/30/07 2:44 PM
Barbara at Cat Fur Studio said...
You made that pattern sing. Unlike me - under my needle, the design 'croaked'. I made this pattern once - must have been at least 7 years ago - using a very drapey rayon, and did not like the excess fabric/droopy effect (includes jacket AND tank). Your tucking solution ameliorates this problem. You did a wonderfully creative solution!
1/30/07 7:50 PM
cecelia said...
Nice save--it's beautiful and fits you well.
1/31/07 10:17 AM
Modiste Madness said...
Anne it is always a joy to open your reviews.
2/2/07 3:32 PM
 
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