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Pattern Reviews> Vogue Patterns> 2585 (Geoffrey Beene Jacket)

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Posted on:3/3/07 0:16 AM
Last Updated:3/3/07 0:51 AM
Pattern Size:Plus-Sized 

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Harriet Rogers said... (3/5/07 10:30 AM) Reply
Love your jackets: the fabric, workmanship and style are terrific. Thanks for detailed review.
OP Gal said... (3/4/07 7:15 PM) Reply
Both jackets are just beautiful. They look beautifully executed, too.
Elaine Dougan said... (3/4/07 11:48 AM) Reply
Absolutely beautiful!
Fran G said... (3/4/07 7:48 AM) Reply
Beautiful! You have a great talent matching fabric with pattern!
Danvillegirl said... (3/4/07 7:36 AM) Reply
Excellent job with both jackets. Great detailing
Margie T said... (3/4/07 3:04 AM) Reply
Great review. Love both the jackets - much better than the ones on the pattern envelope.
Helen near Sydney said... (3/4/07 2:37 AM) Reply
Wow, doesn't the fabric make a difference? The first one looks bomber-jacket cool, the red one quite demure. Well done on two fabulous projects.
SewTwin said... (3/4/07 0:23 AM) Reply
WOWee! Cool Designer Jacket. Bet people on the street are envious.
Annette1 said... (3/3/07 5:23 PM) Reply
I did think about using Ambiance lining instead of the poly, as I'm not a fan of poly lining in general, but I just liked the way this coordinated with the jacket. It's heavy enough, thus far I haven't had any problem with static cling. :o)
fuzzygalore said... (3/3/07 4:19 PM) Reply
You did justice to old Geoffrey with both jackets. But I don't quite get the poly lining comment and washability :-). Rayon lining is just as washable, you should just pre-wash, just like you should pre-wash your wool fabric and interfacing if you want to wash the jacket. And rayon doesn't get static and cling to you for dear life :-).
moushka said... (3/3/07 2:11 PM) Reply
Beautiful work on both jackets. I think I've got this in my stash somewhere. I actually saw the original on a woman in Toronto several years ago, lol. GB's jackets are always interesting. Thanks for the review. Sue
FloraNature said... (3/3/07 1:02 PM) Reply
Those are a lovely pair of jackets!
cecelia said... (3/3/07 12:29 PM) Reply
Both jackets are lovely. I'm sure you'll get a lot of compliments when you wear them!
Cecile Owens said... (3/3/07 11:10 AM) Reply
I have coveted this pattern in my stash for a long time and was afraid to tackle it. I am encouraged by your super outcome(s) and will make the attempt one of these days. Thanks so much.
SarahWeb said... (3/3/07 10:45 AM) Reply
What a great jacket! Beautiful button choice, too.
2muchfabric said... (3/3/07 10:02 AM) Reply
Beautiful interpretation of this pattern-- your jackets are gorgeous! Thanks for sharing your results.
carolynw said... (3/3/07 9:47 AM) Reply
Love your jacket - I have the same fabric bought from Fabric Mart but haven't got around to using it yet - partytly because it's beautiful on both sides and I can't decide which to use. I love the way the "darker" side looks in your jacket.
Riordan said... (3/3/07 9:03 AM) Reply
Both jackets are beautiful--lovely work!! (I had admired the chenille at Fabric Mart, and now I wish I had bought some--darn it!) Great idea about the pocket. Thanks for helpful information!
suzanrossi said... (3/3/07 8:52 AM) Reply
Both jackets are lovely. What a beautiful job you've done.
Marji said... (3/3/07 8:29 AM) Reply
Both look wonderful. Nice work!
Nancy K said... (3/3/07 7:54 AM) Reply
Nice jacket! I always loved Beenes patterns, too bad we can't get the number of real designer patterns that we used to.
blue mooney said... (3/3/07 7:54 AM) Reply
Nice jackets!
CarolynGM said... (3/3/07 7:10 AM) Reply
Two lovely jackets. Your facing and pocket changes worked well.
Cheryl Reeves said... (3/3/07 1:35 AM) Reply
Lovely jackets. That's a good idea about leaving the side of the pockets open.
LiZ said... (3/3/07 1:32 AM) Reply
Fabulous jacket and the fabric is beautiful.
ryansmumAria said... (3/3/07 0:42 AM) Reply
absolutely fabulous!
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