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Posted on:11/19/07 4:27 PM
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Marita Kinnula said... (11/24/07 2:58 AM) Reply
Irina, your jacket looks very nice:-)
Pattern Junkie said... (11/23/07 6:25 PM) Reply
Gorgeous! I never would have given it a second glance from the pattern drawing, but now I want it! (I love big collars, too!) It looks great!
Grammy Gin said... (11/21/07 9:46 AM) Reply
I think the jacket looks great on you. Your sewing skills & reviews are wonderful. ;-)
julesberry said... (11/21/07 1:51 AM) Reply
Very cool and suits you very well indeed.
svenskaflicka said... (11/20/07 10:04 PM) Reply
Love the collar! It gives you an authoritative look. In a good way. Keep it!
patsijean said... (11/20/07 6:42 PM) Reply
Absolutely wonderful...I love this jacket on you.
gatorgirl4325 said... (11/20/07 11:04 AM) Reply
I like it!
Seamingly Simple said... (11/20/07 10:08 AM) Reply
What a lovely fashion statement. It looks really good on you, Irina.
Sharon M said... (11/20/07 8:24 AM) Reply
I also think that collar is fab! Love the jacket on you.
Danvillegirl said... (11/20/07 7:56 AM) Reply
It is an interesting jacket and it is so very flattering on you.
JDpenelope said... (11/20/07 5:26 AM) Reply
Add my name to those who think the collar rocks! Your sewing is impeccable and this review is very helpful. It's very difficult to photograph dark fabric, but your brightening of the pictures really worked well. One more thing -- I don't understand why you don't like shorter jackets -- You certainly have the figure for this style.
hongkongshopper said... (11/20/07 4:03 AM) Reply
Mmm, it reminds me a bit of the Flying Nun. So I am not so sure about the collar too. But it fits you nicely and if you think the collar is too large you could cut it down a tad. Great review and great pictures.
Sigrid. said... (11/20/07 2:22 AM) Reply
VERY nice, I like the collar. It's special, but very wearable in my opinion.
Betsybobbin said... (11/19/07 9:38 PM) Reply
You look great! Beautiful job and beautiful fabric!
Karen6790 said... (11/19/07 9:17 PM) Reply
Beautiful. This looks great on you, and I love the collar.
lmg said... (11/19/07 9:07 PM) Reply
I love love it. I bought the pattern thinking it would suit me and everything that looks good on you is something I can be fairly sure will look good on me. This jacket rocks. Thanks for the tips on construction. I plan to follow them.
OP Gal said... (11/19/07 8:36 PM) Reply
You look so stylish and amazing in your coat. It just suits you. Great job!
Dee2 said... (11/19/07 7:55 PM) Reply
Love this jacket--it looks great w/the skirt. I don't think I would have looked at this pattern before--figure issues--but it would be perfect for the mild winters where I live.
Rhonda in Montreal said... (11/19/07 7:52 PM) Reply
Just asking... Could you cut the collar down on THIS jacket if you decided you don't like it? OR is it easier/better to "start anew" with an altered collar? Thanks! Rhonda who likes to learn ;)
loohoo44 said... (11/19/07 7:11 PM) Reply
This looks really great on you, you sure know how to flatter your shape! Congrats. :-)
Annette1 said... (11/19/07 6:22 PM) Reply
Oh, I like it, Irina! It's out of the ordinary, but not TOO out of the ordinary. You'll be a stand-out among all those jeans and hoodies (same wardrobe staples as in Nebraska). :o)
seweibhlin said... (11/19/07 6:19 PM) Reply
cindy-lou said... (11/19/07 5:48 PM) Reply
I LOVE it! I WANT it! I wonder how it looks on people with a large bust size (i.e. me). Seriously, I may have to change my mind and use this pattern for my luscious red wool from Kashi!
LindsayT said... (11/19/07 5:04 PM) Reply
Woohoo, very nice!
carolynw said... (11/19/07 4:57 PM) Reply
Irnina it looks wonderful - I think perhaps you are focusing too much on the collar - the jacket is a lovely fashion statement. Wear with pride!
Luckylibbet said... (11/19/07 4:55 PM) Reply
Thanks for the great review. I like the collar on you, you're right, it definitely widens the shoulder line. Wear it out and about a few times, see what reaction you get, then decide if you like it.
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