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Reviewed by:Kelly D.
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Posted on:3/15/07 5:59 PM
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AnneM said... (4/1/07 9:12 PM) Reply
Lovely. Really lovely and professional looking. Beautiful fabric.
Kelly D. said... (3/17/07 12:02 PM) Reply
I'm with you Annette, because I don't like making my own lining pattern, even though it's not difficult. I want them to do it for me if I'm paying for the pattern!
Annette1 said... (3/16/07 9:59 PM) Reply
What a great jacket! I agree completely about the lining/interfacing, too. Used to be, I wouldn't even buy a jacket pattern if it wasn't lined. I will buy them now, but then I make a lining anyway, 9 times out of 10. I think there should be some kind of law where they HAVE to provide a lining pattern, then if we don't want to use it, we don't have to -- ha! :o)
Ody said... (3/16/07 4:07 PM) Reply
Great review and lovely jacket. I love how the buttons go with the fabric and make such a suptle statement without over powering the jacket. I love the color.
Kelly D. said... (3/16/07 10:45 AM) Reply
Ann, I haven't tried the jacket and hat on together yet, believe it or not, since I bought the fabric especially to go with the hat. Maybe I'm afraid...
cecelia said... (3/16/07 9:40 AM) Reply
A very pretty, classy jacket. Thanks for re-emphasizing interfacing behind the buttonholes, and I agree with you about lining jackets!
Ann Smith said... (3/16/07 2:17 AM) Reply
Lovely jacket Kelly. I'm sure it looks great on you. Does it go with your hat?
carolynw said... (3/15/07 10:38 PM) Reply
Your jacket is really lovely - have read a lot of pros and cons about this pattern. Your jacket makes me feel I should definitely give it a try. Beautiful job and very informative review.
Nancywin said... (3/15/07 9:04 PM) Reply
Great looking jacket - I agree with you on the lining issue as well. BTW - your buttons are perfect!
maryfrana said... (3/15/07 8:26 PM) Reply
Love this fabric. Beautiful jacket and buttons.
Linda G said... (3/15/07 7:42 PM) Reply
Very beautiful.
Diane E said... (3/15/07 7:39 PM) Reply
Kelly, I love your jacket and agree that the lining makes it very special and much more pleasant to wear. The buttons are beautiful.
jlg said... (3/15/07 7:20 PM) Reply
Gorgeous version of this jacket. Great job.
jewelea said... (3/15/07 7:13 PM) Reply
A handsome jacket and a thoughtful review. I have both the pattern and fabric designated for it; I intend to add a lining also.
Frogstitcher said... (3/15/07 6:58 PM) Reply
Lovely. I agree with your thoughts on lining - less creasing, easier to slide on and off and clean finished inside. Enjoy your jacket.
Judy Wentz said... (3/15/07 6:49 PM) Reply
Beautiful work. Great fabric choice.
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