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Pattern Reviews> Simplicity> 4081 (1940s retro jacket)

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Posted on:5/5/07 10:51 AM
Review Rating: Helpful by 1 people    Very Helpful by 18 people   
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Peggy L said... (2/18/08 3:05 PM) Reply
Beautiful jacket. I bought this pattern over the weekend and knew someone at PR would have a review! The fabric is gorgeous.
textilogist said... (10/24/07 3:45 AM) Reply
Beautiful fabric-great looking jacket
AnneM said... (5/13/07 9:19 AM) Reply
Very nice jacket, and that fabric sure does look high quality.
madhatter said... (5/7/07 6:36 AM) Reply
a wonderful jacket, and so professionally made!
regine said... (5/7/07 2:47 AM) Reply
Beautiful jacket - looks as if an expensive tailor had made it.
Grammy Gin said... (5/6/07 3:13 PM) Reply
Such a stylish jacket with a perfect fit!
Erica B. said... (5/6/07 2:37 PM) Reply
that jacket is fantastic!
belleepoque said... (5/6/07 2:28 PM) Reply
wow. that really is fantastic-so perfectly fitted and crisp! thanks for the great review.
OP Gal said... (5/6/07 10:45 AM) Reply
Beautiful jacket in beautiful fabric. I like the alternative to the snaps, too.
Luckylibbet said... (5/6/07 9:39 AM) Reply
Beautiful jacket - I lust for your fabric!
yummymummy38 said... (5/6/07 9:08 AM) Reply
very professional looking jacket, lovely style and fit on you! Clever of you to have the option to make bows for a different look, I like it the way it is too.
blue mooney said... (5/6/07 7:55 AM) Reply
Niiiiice!
Danvillegirl said... (5/6/07 7:30 AM) Reply
Great looking jacket. Like how you handled the buttonholes. I like the look of the jacket without the bows.
cakehole said... (5/6/07 6:00 AM) Reply
Thank you all very much for your comments - Kathyw, the buttonholes are done by hand. Sorry about the H&S website - it's a very old-fashioned place and they would never dream of selling online!
jhansby said... (5/6/07 1:07 AM) Reply
beautiful jacket!!
CarolynGM said... (5/5/07 8:20 PM) Reply
Very shapely and smooth fitting. Gorgeous work. Your keyhole buttonholes are awesome!
hongkongshopper said... (5/5/07 7:34 PM) Reply
Nice job!! :)
FloraNature said... (5/5/07 7:02 PM) Reply
Lovely jacket and fabric!
Vonnevo said... (5/5/07 6:05 PM) Reply
Beautiful !!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
MissCelie said... (5/5/07 4:04 PM) Reply
That is just beautiful.
Elemenopeo said... (5/5/07 3:55 PM) Reply
It's a beautiful jacket worthy of that fabric!
lmg said... (5/5/07 1:41 PM) Reply
Just gorgeous. I like this view of the pattern.
Karla Kizer said... (5/5/07 1:02 PM) Reply
I clicked on the photo and for a nansecond, thought I was looking at the pattern envelope. Perfect jacket. Congratulations.
BJ1400 said... (5/5/07 12:48 PM) Reply
I love your jacket. Great job & great fit.
Annika said... (5/5/07 12:25 PM) Reply
Whoa! That jacket is marvelous!
Riordan said... (5/5/07 11:52 AM) Reply
How lovely!! Very pretty jacket--your fabric is superb!
kathyw said... (5/5/07 11:11 AM) Reply
Lovely jacket; I really like the fabric. I was disappointed to go to the H&S website and not see any way to order by internet--it all looked so good! But I also like how your keyhole buttonholes turned out--were they machine or hand?
 
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