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Pattern Reviews> McCall's> 5060 (Lined coat)

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Posted on:10/13/07 1:40 PM
Last Updated:10/15/07 8:43 PM
Review Rating: Very Helpful by 12 people   
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edot said... (1/14/08 10:46 AM) Reply
I love it! Holy moly! It looks terrific--I've been toying with the idea of playing with some vinyl/patent leather/pleather/what-have-you, and this is certainly inspiration for me to go for it. Way to snoop shop and upstand Neiman Marcus!
Hilary said... (10/16/07 6:57 AM) Reply
Great jacket! It looks just like the inspiration garment (color notwithstanding, of course :o) )
yorkshire lass said... (10/16/07 3:14 AM) Reply
Oh that's so smart. Love the fabric, it works so well for the jacket.
solosmocker said... (10/15/07 9:55 PM) Reply
Great review with very helpful links. I saw this fabric at Joanns and had a similar thought. You were brave enough to go for it and it looks great.
leanmeansewingmachine said... (10/15/07 8:46 PM) Reply
Thanks for the nice comments. I have used the jacket and it works great. The material is so "sticky" that when the belt is tied, even with no buttons it doesn't fall open! Yay for pleather!
Kellie R. said... (10/14/07 11:38 AM) Reply
This is such a great coat! I ran into similar problems when sewing faux leather eyelet strips on a pirate costume - wish I'd have read this first! Great work as always!
blue mooney said... (10/14/07 7:44 AM) Reply
Very nice. Interesting method you came up with to handle the topstitching.
Christina Sonja said... (10/14/07 0:49 AM) Reply
Well I never even considered I could make my own patent leather (-look) garments. This is great inspiration!
TrixieD said... (10/13/07 10:51 PM) Reply
What a great pattern and you've turned it into a fabulous jacket.
cmarie12 said... (10/13/07 8:40 PM) Reply
First ~ what an absolutely fantastically amazing jacket that is! Second ~ I never even noticed that pattern before. You have me looking at it with different eyes! Third ~ I hope that you get a lot of wear out of this jacket. You have hit this trend on the mark!
quathy said... (10/13/07 7:53 PM) Reply
Really cute! Thanks for the tips about sewing the pleather.
Mobycat said... (10/13/07 5:30 PM) Reply
Nice coat; I like it.
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