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Pattern Reviews> Vogue Patterns> 1313 (1960s Nina Ricci Suit)

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Posted on:6/4/07 7:46 PM
Last Updated:6/5/07 12:51 PM


Review Rating: Very Helpful by 26 people   
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Marji said... (12/18/07 9:07 AM) Reply
Incredible! Thank you for the wondeful review of a great pattern, and great construction techniques. Isn't it just cliche to say "they don't make 'em like they used to" ? But it's true. Beautiful suit. I'm sure you've enjoyed wearing it.
Granen said... (9/23/07 2:11 PM) Reply
Beautifully constructed jacket! How long did it take to make? Much to learn from your comprehensive review. Many thanks for sharing your innovative techniques.
Leslie Bonner said... (6/12/07 7:02 PM) Reply
Dress and jacket are spectacular.
marthamyers said... (6/11/07 9:43 AM) Reply
Wow! What a beautiful jacket & dress. I loved your slide show and the detailed description. Your sewing results are exquisite. Thanks for sharing.
AnneM said... (6/7/07 9:43 AM) Reply
Nice style, great details. You did a great job on it.
KrazyKat said... (6/6/07 7:02 AM) Reply
This is an amazing piece of work! Thank you for showing the details of the process.
Sewliz said... (6/5/07 8:40 PM) Reply
What a cool design, now wonder you had to have it! Wish more of today's patterns would do a great back to go with a great front. Really beautiful and such a great review to go with it, thanks for taking the time!
Membear said... (6/5/07 8:28 PM) Reply
Thankyou so much for the great review . I love sewing things like this . Its just a supurb design and your standard of construction is supurb to match .
lmg said... (6/5/07 8:09 PM) Reply
Beautiful, beautiful, beautiful. Thank you for the detailed review...I will likely use many of your tips.
Jan B. said... (6/5/07 7:28 PM) Reply
Gorgeous as always Kay. Your tailoring is so precise and exact, your reviews so thorough, it gives us a goal for which to reach. Awesome!
Harriet Rogers said... (6/5/07 3:03 PM) Reply
Outstanding review and gorgeous jacket. You are an inspiration to anyone who aspires to fine sewing. Thanks you so much for review and the wonderful pictures.
Carolyndh said... (6/5/07 3:02 PM) Reply
This jacket has great style lines. Thanks for the great review.
Sigrid. said... (6/5/07 1:57 PM) Reply
So beautiful! Love all the details and your pictures of it.
Lee-Lee said... (6/5/07 1:51 PM) Reply
Amazing and beautiful! Thanks for such helpful information, detailed photos and a chance to admire the gorgeous results.
Luckylibbet said... (6/5/07 12:04 PM) Reply
I love those older single-size Vogue patterns. You can get a real sewing education using them. Wonderful jacket with incredible couture details - I'm in awe!
poplin said... (6/5/07 11:57 AM) Reply
Wow, Kay. It's gorgeous!
Re Becca said... (6/5/07 10:00 AM) Reply
Fabulous. I am envious of your interfacings, where do you order from?
slanden99 said... (6/5/07 9:38 AM) Reply
Beautiful jacket. I love the style
babydoll said... (6/5/07 9:08 AM) Reply
this is lovely - please could you tell us whether the balancing the dart was in the enclosed instructions with the pattern or is this something that you, yourself, do independently?
marjenann said... (6/5/07 8:29 AM) Reply
Magnifico!!!
Sic said... (6/5/07 8:02 AM) Reply
Chic and very well constructed!
carolynw said... (6/5/07 7:57 AM) Reply
Wonderful jacket - your excellent work shows through. Oh for the days when Vogue was so much more haute than it is now!! Thanks for such a wonderful review.
MarilynB said... (6/5/07 7:03 AM) Reply
Your jacket is absolutely beautiful as is your work. It's too bad that Vogue doesn't devote as much detail in the instructions of their designer patterns today as they used to in the 1960s-1970s. I'm sure everyone has learned something from your detailed review. Thanks.
Danvillegirl said... (6/5/07 6:08 AM) Reply
excellent job!
FloraNature said... (6/5/07 4:45 AM) Reply
Oh - I've got this in my pattern stash. I was in awe of it until I read your review. It looks fabulous on you!
Margie T said... (6/5/07 3:18 AM) Reply
Beautiful work. I am envious!
Dmd4106 said... (6/5/07 1:51 AM) Reply
Impeccable tailoring! Love all the pictures. Excellant review.
KarmenG said... (6/5/07 0:25 AM) Reply
WOWZZZAA!! Fabulous! What a fun adventure to read about. Congrats on the outstanding results. The jacket looks wonderful. Thanks for documenting the process.
Elaine Dougan said... (6/4/07 11:41 PM) Reply
Thank you for the wonderful sewing lesson.
Annette1 said... (6/4/07 11:26 PM) Reply
I just marvel at your workmanship. It's such a treat to learn from your reviews.
sewsewboy said... (6/4/07 11:02 PM) Reply
AMAZING!!!Great looking jacket.It looks very Haute Couture.What about a Chanel-like tweed or boucle?Imagine that.
Marita Kinnula said... (6/4/07 10:28 PM) Reply
Kay, you have always made very elegant clothes and so well!! this is no exeption, vintage patterns sometimes have the most beautiful details.Marita
Englebert said... (6/4/07 9:16 PM) Reply
Kay, this jacket is spectacular! I love it!!
bunz said... (6/4/07 9:02 PM) Reply
Wow - a real eye-opener on some of your techniques. Thanks for this review.
susinok said... (6/4/07 8:04 PM) Reply
That is a fabulous jacket. The detailing is amazing! Wonderful job!
CarolynGM said... (6/4/07 8:03 PM) Reply
As always, your tailoring, fit, and construction are all perfection. Thanks so much for the sewing lessons within the review. This seems like such a fun project.
zinnia said... (6/4/07 7:59 PM) Reply
Superior sewing, wonderful review with great pictures, and a fabulous vintage jacket! Wow!
 
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