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Reviewed by:Catbird

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Posted on:11/2/07 2:25 PM
Last Updated:11/2/07 2:26 PM
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Tallahasseelassie said... (10/5/09 8:41 PM) Reply
What a wonderful coat and great review. Thank you for sharing.
Christas said... (3/21/09 4:45 PM) Reply
Impeccable sewing! This is an extremely nice coat!
moushka said... (11/5/07 7:58 AM) Reply
Fabulous coat! Looks like expensive RTW. Thanks for a great review. Sue
Annette1 said... (11/4/07 1:57 AM) Reply
Boy, this is RIGHT UP MY ALLEY, from the fabric, to the lining, to the colors, to the style. It's beautiful on you, and your workmanship is inspiring.
Rhoda K said... (11/3/07 4:26 PM) Reply
Beautiful coat AND what patience! I also agree that something simple would be next.
kiddo said... (11/3/07 3:48 PM) Reply
Your trench looks better than rtw!!! The fit and look are dead on.
Catbird said... (11/3/07 12:44 PM) Reply
How nice and encouraging all of you are! In answer to Betsy's question about how long it took, it's very hard to estimate, because I used it as a teaching vehicle for some tailoring techniques I wasn't proficient in. That caused some slow going and even some going in reverse! It probably took me about a week or two working a bit each day, but anyone who tries it without obsessing too much about the tailoring could do it quicker I'm sure. And the result would probably be similar because it's a good pattern and doesn't really need to be fussed over. And Dorothy, Bigwig will be thrilled to know he has a look-alike cat twin out there...!
Nancy K said... (11/3/07 11:05 AM) Reply
Lovely results! It looks terrific on you.
bluenines said... (11/3/07 10:52 AM) Reply
great trench coat, you did a wonderfull job! enjoy your new coat
DorothyK said... (11/3/07 9:56 AM) Reply
Great looking trench. Perfect for you. I admire your perserverance. Your cat and mine must be related.
Betsybobbin said... (11/3/07 9:55 AM) Reply
You look fabulous! Looks like you did a spectacular job. You must feel very accomplished. Thanks for sharing. I am considering making this coat and wonder how long it took to finish?
Catbird said... (11/3/07 8:43 AM) Reply
Thank you all for your comments! I'm new to doing reviews and I've been struggling a bit with the photo sizes. Haven't gotten it quite right yet, but I'll just keep trying larger dimensions until I get a good result. Thanks again!
Danvillegirl said... (11/3/07 7:18 AM) Reply
Great looking Trench coat.
KathleenS said... (11/3/07 5:17 AM) Reply
It looks great. I have made a combination of two of the other Threads coat patterns so I agree that they offer a good classic selection. I also agree that a few quick and easy projects are needed next! PS It would be great if you could make your photos (not the main photo but the others) a bit bigger if possible.
Sew4Fun said... (11/2/07 9:44 PM) Reply
Lovely trench!
Laurasews said... (11/2/07 9:36 PM) Reply
Very professional job. I love your coat
solosmocker said... (11/2/07 6:07 PM) Reply
This looks wonderful! I am tempted to try this pattern.
Kateo said... (11/2/07 4:10 PM) Reply
Wow--that looks WONDERFUL!
gatorgirl4325 said... (11/2/07 2:30 PM) Reply
Great looking trench!
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