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Pattern Reviews> BurdaStyle Magazine> 03-2005-145:Jacket 

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Posted on:5/31/07 11:45 PM
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kim*brown said... (8/2/07 7:15 PM) Reply
Very handsome piece!!!
AnneM said... (7/1/07 5:08 PM) Reply
Congrats on the jacket (and the dinner date).
SexiSadi said... (6/11/07 9:09 PM) Reply
Nice looking jacket, Vonne.
Annette1 said... (6/4/07 3:28 AM) Reply
FANTASTIC jacket, and it fits your hubby perfectly. Have fun on that dinner date!
yummymummy38 said... (6/3/07 9:15 AM) Reply
so smart, lucky hubby! a versatile jacket, stylish enought to partner his DH has reminded me I owe him a new knit top since the zip on the last one has busted...
hongkongshopper said... (6/3/07 4:29 AM) Reply
Boy Vonne, you sure are a good girl! No male shall ever get anything made by me! lol. But seriously, it looks great! Fab job!!
SandraB said... (6/1/07 11:55 PM) Reply
Wow!! What a beautifully made jacket.
krystalb said... (6/1/07 11:21 PM) Reply
What can I say except "you have done it again"..........wonderful job, the jacket looks really great
Aless said... (6/1/07 10:59 PM) Reply
Just beautiful,Vonne! No wonder you've been 'quiet' ;-)
Helen near Sydney said... (6/1/07 7:12 PM) Reply
What a fabulous jacket, I love how hip it looks in linen. Fabulous review, I've saved it for future reference.
Schnauzer said... (6/1/07 6:33 PM) Reply
Great jacket Vonne!
MelissaB in WA said... (6/1/07 6:00 PM) Reply
Very nice jacket!! You definitely deserve a dinner date with your handsome groom. Beautiful work my friend! :-)
LiZ said... (6/1/07 4:16 PM) Reply
Vonne, A very classy jacket for your DH.
ccris said... (6/1/07 1:40 PM) Reply
Incredible, as always! I'm sure your hubby is very proud of you. Have fun on that dinner date. wink Great review, too!
Annika said... (6/1/07 11:43 AM) Reply
Holy Moley! Is there nothing you cannot do? This is another fantastic piece!
mochalover said... (6/1/07 11:28 AM) Reply
You always do such a nice job. Maybe when I grow up I will be half as good :o)!
cindyann said... (6/1/07 11:18 AM) Reply
Beautiful workmanship. Your jackets are always impecable.
Irene Q said... (6/1/07 10:41 AM) Reply
Beautiful jacket!! Love all the details and how you customized the pattern.
crisford said... (6/1/07 10:30 AM) Reply
Oh, this is fantastic! Beautiful work!
pterion said... (6/1/07 10:05 AM) Reply
Outstanding work, as always. And there are so many useful tips in this review - you should write a book! A thought: shall we call them 'prince' seams when they are on a male? :-P
slanden99 said... (6/1/07 10:01 AM) Reply
Excellent workmanship on this jacket. Love the lines on it--the fabulous topstitching really brings out the unique style.
Nancy K said... (6/1/07 9:27 AM) Reply
thanks for the review. My DH wants me to make him a sport coat and I keep procrastinating. He looks great in the jacket and it and I hope that he appreciates the really fine workmanship.
MissCelie said... (6/1/07 9:16 AM) Reply
Gah. That's amazing. Simply amazing.
Zaneta said... (6/1/07 8:04 AM) Reply
Fantastic Result !! Your reviews are so easy to read and very is so hard to find nice pieces for males, you have done very well in spotting this pattern..
sewbehind said... (6/1/07 7:54 AM) Reply
Your work is always impeccable. Great jacket, Vonne. Great review.
Ceri said... (6/1/07 7:23 AM) Reply
Love your topstitching! Great jacket! Congratulations!
keelyb1 said... (6/1/07 5:42 AM) Reply
Very stylish. Very nice. As usual. :) Much better than the Burda one.
Dale C said... (6/1/07 4:59 AM) Reply
Wonderful jacket! Thanks for all the tips, will have to find some of that Wonder Tape!
Tany said... (6/1/07 3:46 AM) Reply
Much better that the BWOF original! Thanks for this excellent review!
Marji said... (6/1/07 3:21 AM) Reply
Fabulous Jacket, nice fit, hunky hubby, what more could you ask? What really stands out is your impeccable topstitching.
fuzzygalore said... (6/1/07 3:07 AM) Reply
Mmm. Do you really mean to wash off any weatherproofing from this jacket? I'd consider it an advantage. Especially as this hardly looks like your average outdoorsy jacket :-).
JenniferBee said... (6/1/07 2:00 AM) Reply
Great jacket and attention to detail, love the top stitching.
Christina Sonja said... (6/1/07 1:56 AM) Reply
Wow, I really love this piece. Thansk for the tip on how you traced with two pencils to add an even seam allowance - so clever!
said... (6/1/07 1:01 AM) Reply
Beautiful jacket - your stitching is SO accurate!
Liana said... (6/1/07 0:44 AM) Reply
What a handsome DH! He's certainly a great model for the lovely jacket. The fit is so good, and it looks like he is already very pleased. Great job!
brrmm said... (6/1/07 0:41 AM) Reply
Looks really great on DH. Enjoy your dinner date!
Sew4Fun said... (6/1/07 0:23 AM) Reply
Very stylish indeed! So much nicer than the jacket on the model in Burda. I love all the topstitching and extra details.
Diane E said... (6/1/07 0:00 AM) Reply
Vonne, this is an absolutely wonderful jacket and your model ain't half bad either. (typical US sarcastic understatement....) Anyway, thanks for the review and the inspiration to sew for our men!! I'll have to dig out that WOF issue!
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