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Reviewed by:Ann Smith
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Posted on:7/18/07 12:52 PM
Review Rating: Helpful by 5 people    Very Helpful by 8 people   
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AnneM said... (6/9/08 12:52 PM) Reply
Saw this on the side panel and the colors caught my eye. Very nice looking, and what fun fabric.
SarahWeb said... (7/20/07 11:28 AM) Reply
Ann, I never gave this pattern much attention, but now I think I'll try it. It seems the perfect way to use a lovely Asian printed silk like the one you used. I am drawn to lovely fabrics like that, and can't wait to try it! Thanks for writing this review. Your vest looks lovely!
Modiste Madness said... (7/20/07 9:36 AM) Reply
Your version of this vest makes me want to get out my pattern and sew it right now. Fabulous fabric! Great with the pants too.
DorothyK said... (7/19/07 12:18 PM) Reply
Ann, this is exquisite a perfect match of fabric and pattern. And it looks great with the pants.
Schnauzer said... (7/19/07 0:49 AM) Reply
Gorgeous vest Ann!
Heatherrique said... (7/19/07 0:26 AM) Reply
Gorgeous colors on you, Ann! I also like your hair!
Mary Stiefer said... (7/18/07 11:50 PM) Reply
Great looking. You always seem to have the most interesting fabric. Very nice.
Terri Smith said... (7/18/07 11:42 PM) Reply
I Like It! Great fabric choice and it is still stylish....or does it really matter? If we like it, we wear it--and people think we look fantastic, and isn't that stylish in itself? In other words, who cares how old it is, as long as you look great it is great!
Skymom said... (7/18/07 7:51 PM) Reply
I guess this vest is, indeed, a classic--looks great!
carolynw said... (7/18/07 7:02 PM) Reply
Absolutely lovely - pattern and fabric and perfect together! Great job - again!
Modiste Madness said... (7/18/07 6:53 PM) Reply
Love the vest and the fabric. You always do such nice work!
CarolynGM said... (7/18/07 4:39 PM) Reply
Fabulous fabric for this style. So nice to see a review of an older pattern that looks as stylish today as it did when you made it.
PhxKat said... (7/18/07 3:16 PM) Reply
I think that fabric is used in one of Sandra Betzina's coats in one of her books.
Linda E. said... (7/18/07 2:38 PM) Reply
Ann thanks for the review.. I have made this pattern up a couple times for me I may have to consider it again. I do have a small amount of the same fabric.. I love youe vest on you with these pants a good match..
TrixieD said... (7/18/07 2:14 PM) Reply
I like the shape of the top and the impact of the material. Thanks for the recommendation.
Annie- oh said... (7/18/07 1:21 PM) Reply
Ann - It's nice to see you again! And what a good idea to review something that's stood the test of time - even more to recommend it - thanks.
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